A Siemens Peterborough employee gives a tour to 40 educators from the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board and the Peterborough, Victoria, Northumberland and Clarington Catholic School Board on Wednesday, October 9, 2019. (Photo: Alyssa Cymbalista)
A Siemens Peterborough worker provides a excursion to 40 educators from the Kawartha Pine Ridge District College Board and the Peterborough, Victoria, Northumberland and Clarington Catholic College Board on Wednesday, October 9, 2019. (Photograph: Alyssa Cymbalista)

Each month, Peterborough & the Kawarthas Financial Construction (PKED) stocks its newest information and data of hobby for the native trade neighborhood. This month’s version options Canadian Biking Mag, Earned Media, The Valley Shoppe, Production Doorways Open and Starter Corporate Plus.


Canadian Biking Mag profiles Peterborough & the Kawarthas

Peterborough & the Kawarthas is underneath the Canadian biking highlight.

Peterborough & the Kawarthas is featured on the Fall 2019 issue of Canadian Cycling Magazine. (Photo: Canadian Cycling Magazine)
Peterborough & the Kawarthas is featured at the Fall 2019 factor of Canadian Biking Mag. (Photograph: Canadian Biking Mag)

Canadian Biking Mag featured our area at the duvet of its fall factor and likewise integrated a four-page characteristic unfold showcasing the improbable gravel using during Peterborough & the Kawarthas.

Gravel using is turning into an increasing number of widespread among avid bicycle owner and the mag profile situated our area as one of the most very best puts to do gravel motorcycle using in Ontario.

“It’s a right-size the city with outsize using surrounding it,” Matthew Pioro, editor of Canadian Biking Mag, says of cycling in Peterborough & the Kawarthas within the piece.

“In Peterborough and the Kawarthas, you’ll experience quiet roads, after which absorb a colourful the city … We began within the centre of Peterborough, amongst site visitors and prevent lighting fixtures, and in what gave the impression of mins, we had been on nation roads with none automobiles.”

Harold The town Conservation Space, the Pastry Peddler, Wild Rock Clothes shops, Pedalboro, Silver Bean Café, St. Veronus Café and Faucet Room, and Ashburnham Ale Area had been all discussed within the article.

Kelly Jessup, Corporate Marketing Officer, with Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development. As the Corporate Marketing Officer, Kelly leads the marketing development and promotion of core initiatives on a provincial, national and global level. Kelly serves as the first point of contact for all external media outlets and journalists. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development)
Kelly Jessup, Company Advertising and marketing Officer, with Peterborough & the Kawarthas Financial Construction. Because the Company Advertising and marketing Officer, Kelly leads the selling building and promotion of core tasks on a provincial, nationwide and international degree. Kelly serves as the primary level of touch for all exterior media shops and newshounds. (Photograph courtesy of Peterborough & the Kawarthas Financial Construction)

The paintings to safe a profile like this can’t be understated. Our very proficient Kelly Jessup, Company Advertising and marketing Officer, were dating development and participating with Canadian Biking Mag for years to safe this high-profile mag article and canopy symbol.

Kelly additionally just lately helped safe a characteristic of Doo Doo’s Bakery in Bailieboro within the Autumn 2019 factor of Meals & Drink mag, which is carried in each and every LCBO during Ontario. Doo Doo’s was once discussed within the characteristic, ‘Nine Native Authumnal Baked Treats’ in Ontario.

 

Earned media this autumn

A member of the Toronto Bloggers Collective canoeing on Copper Lake in Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park. (Photo: walkaboot.ca)
A member of the Toronto Bloggers Collective canoeing on Copper Lake in Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park. (Photograph: walkaboot.ca)

Peterborough & the Kawarthas is already a very talked-about and busy summer season vacation spot for vacationers, seeing greater than 3 million (roughly) guests each and every 12 months.

That implies Peterborough & the Kawarthas Tourism (PKT) is specializing in the advance and promotion of the shoulder seasons (commute length between top and off-peak season), which come with fall and spring.

As a part of rising that fall shoulder season, PKT introduced their #FallForPtbo marketing campaign. The marketing campaign has a virtual center of attention, with a mixture of inside content material and earned media content material.

“Earned media is an important a part of our total advertising and marketing combine for selling Peterborough & the Kawarthas,” says Kelly Jessup, Company Advertising and marketing Officer with Peterborough & the Kawarthas Financial Construction. “Whilst it’s vital for us to inform our personal tale of this vacation spot, having the ones messages strengthened by way of virtual influencers, freelance commute writers and relied on media shops permits us a chance to magnify the ones efforts.”

“It additionally permits us to stretch our advertising and marketing greenbacks additional and sooner,” she provides.

The Climate Community

Via PKT’s ongoing dating with Vacation spot Ontario, they presented the chance to paintings with them to host The Climate Community survive location at Elmhirst’s Lodge in Keene.

The filming featured a variety of native companies and sights together with Doo Doo’s Bakery, Rolling Grape Vineyard, The Canadian Canoe Museum, and Parks Canada.

Rachel Schousten additionally hosted The Climate Community’s morning information from Elmhirst’s.

Jim Byers

Jim was once the Trip Editor on the Toronto Superstar for over 5 years. He has his personal weblog and writes for a variety of widespread newspapers, magazines, and internet sites as neatly.

Examine his seek advice from to Peterborough & the Kawarthas.

Toronto Bloggers Collective

PKT hosted a bunch of 5 commute influencers and bloggers from the Toronto Bloggers Collective this autumn on a multi-day paddling revel in with The Land Canadian Adventures (based totally in Apsley).

The excursion has ended in important social and on-line effects, together with six distinctive weblog articles:

In Our Dream

PKT hosted an area commute blogger on a circle of relatives tenting journey at Warsaw Caves Conservation Space.

 

The Valley Shoppe opens

Louise Bedford, owner of The Valley Shoppe, recently opened her business in downtown Millbrook. In 2018, Louise booked one-on-one sessions offered by the Peterborough & the Kawarthas Business Advisory Centre. (Photo courtesy of Alyssa Cymbalista)
Louise Bedford, proprietor of The Valley Shoppe, just lately opened her trade in downtown Millbrook. In 2018, Louise booked one-on-one classes presented by way of the Peterborough & the Kawarthas Trade Advisory Centre. (Photograph courtesy of Alyssa Cymbalista)

Anecdotally, there’s been a lot of communicate in Peterborough & the Kawarthas about households from Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, and Oshawa shifting into the neighborhood.

Some locals see it as an ideal increase for our economic system, serving to spice up our tax base, bringing new households into the world, and spurring additional building. Others query whether or not it is going to flip our area into the following Toronto bed room neighborhood for commuters.

Louise Bedford is an ideal instance of an east GTA circle of relatives that relocated to Peterborough County and certainly impacted our area’s economic system.

In June 2019, Louise opened The Valley Shoppe on King St. East in downtown Millbrook. The Valley Shoppe sells indoor vegetation, together with in the neighborhood crafted jewellery, paint, prints, skincare merchandise, candles, and different artisan items.

It was once November 2018 when Louise, her husband, and their two youngsters moved from North Oshawa to Millbrook.

Louise, who had grown up in Ajax (together with her husband), was once within the horticultural panorama trade for 13 years.

“I sought after to have an area for myself the place I might be inventive and simply communicate to common folks on a regular basis,” she says.

Shoppers had been using in from Markham, Vaughan, Scarborough, Tweed, and Colborne, fascinated by some must-have air-purifying space vegetation and in the neighborhood made artisan items.

You’ll learn the whole tale of Louise and The Valley Shoppe’s a hit release at the PKED site.

The Valley Shoppe’s hours are 10 a.m. to six p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 a.m. to five p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to six p.m. Friday, and 10 a.m. to Four p.m. on Saturday and Sunday (closed Monday).

Take a look at their site at thevalleyshoppe.ca and practice them on Fb and Instagram.

 

Production Doorways Open

A Siemens Peterborough employee gives a tour to 40 educators from the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board and the Peterborough, Victoria, Northumberland and Clarington Catholic School Board on Wednesday, October 9, 2019. (Photo: Alyssa Cymbalista)
A Siemens Peterborough worker provides a excursion to 40 educators from the Kawartha Pine Ridge District College Board and the Peterborough, Victoria, Northumberland and Clarington Catholic College Board on Wednesday, October 9, 2019. (Photograph: Alyssa Cymbalista)

After greater than a 12 months of making plans and arrangements, PKED, together with the Peterborough Chamber of Trade, The Kawartha Producers Affiliation, and the Team of workers Construction Board, partnered with native complex producers AVIT, Flying Colors, and Siemens to present a excursion to 40 educators from the Kawartha Pine Ridge District College Board and the Peterborough, Victoria, Northumberland and Clarington Catholic College Board.

The aim of the excursion was once to carry consciousness to educators and the general public — in particular oldsters and scholars in the neighborhood — at the alternatives to be had to scholars and new grads inside of complex production within the area.

The hope can be that, by way of bringing those co-op academics, tech academics, and steering counselors correct into those state of the art amenities, it could demystify the stereotypes that encompass the complex production trade and careers to be had to younger employees.

“It’s vital for educators to have interaction with trade first-hand, to peer the technical talents required in as of late’s production sector,” says Rhonda Keenan, President and CEO of PKED. “Skill is the number 1 worry for any trade, particularly within the production sector. We’re making an attempt to verify our native early life have a bonus for a powerful profession in production.”

The day began with a excursion of the AVIT facility (previously referred to as Steelworks Design). From there, the excursion gained a using excursion of Primary Bennett Business Park the place PKED and the Peterborough Chamber of Trade supplied an outline of the opposite production amenities that function in Primary Bennett Business Park.

Past due morning, the excursion arrived on the Peterborough Airport and explored Flying Colors. After Flying Colors, they gained a using excursion of the Neal Power Business Park and the Generation Power Trade Park.

The excursion got here to Siemens for lunch and spent the remainder of the day traveling, breaking out into small teams and facilitated discussions on the world instrumental processing plant.

“There’s a huge enlargement doable for this sector and on this area,” Rhonda sayid of the excursion. “Through introducing our educators to those alternatives and showcasing the worth that STEM talents supply, we’re assured this message might be handed alongside to native early life and can equip them to grow to be able for the long run.”

 

Starter Corporate Plus program fall consumption published

Peterborough & the Kawarthas Trade Advisory Centre’s fall version of the Starter Corporate Plus program has decided on 10 companies to participate in a seven-week program that can educate them the essential talents to begin and develop their trade.

Six of the 10 companies might be decided on and awarded grants in accordance with creativity, power of marketing strategy, and viability.

The 10 collaborating shoppers and their companies are:

  • Your 2nd Circle of relatives (Anna Perry)
  • Momentum Belongings Control (Alon Nozik)
  • Grady & Woodcock Safety Products and services (Calvin Woodcock)
  • Nufas Media (Jordan Porter)
  • Kawartha Whole Care (Kristin Lee)
  • Rooted Lavender (Sonja Martin)
  • AW Media Consulting (Ashley Webster)
  • Wilde Good looks Ptbo (Katelin Turcotte)
  • B&B 3-d Designs (Brett Pritchard)
  • Unnamed Trade (Nicole Cooke)
Madeleine Hurrell, Entrepreneurship Officer at Peterborough & the Kawarthas Business Advisory Centre, smiles from her office as the 2019 Starter Company Plus Fall program participants are announced on Friday, October 11, 2019. This year, 10 businesses from Peterborough & the Kawarthas are taking part in a seven-week program that will teach them the necessary skills to start and grow their business. (Photo: Alyssa Cymbalista)
Madeleine Hurrell, Entrepreneurship Officer at Peterborough & the Kawarthas Trade Advisory Centre, smiles from her administrative center because the 2019 Starter Corporate Plus Fall program individuals are introduced on Friday, October 11, 2019. This 12 months, 102 companies from Peterborough & the Kawarthas are participating in a seven-week program that can educate them the essential talents to begin and develop their trade. (Photograph: Alyssa Cymbalista)

“We’re very excited to welcome a brand new consumption of 10 small companies into the Stater Corporate Plus program,” says Madeleine Hurrell, Entrepreneurship Officer at Peterborough & the Kawarthas Trade Advisory Centre (BAC). “This consumption is created from most commonly start-u.s.and companies underneath a 12 months outdated.”

“We’re lucky in Peterborough & the Kawarthas to have a supportive and collaborative community to lend a hand the ones launching their very own trade,” she provides. “I’m having a look ahead to running with all 12 of those companies over the following seven weeks to offer them with coaching, in addition to lend a hand them attach into that community, to succeed in good fortune and develop.”

PKED’s BAC may be webhosting a Fall Workshop Collection designed for marketers and small trade homeowners. The workshops come with:

  • New Project: Foundations of Beginning and Operating a Trade
  • Trade Basics: Branding, Advertising and marketing and Gross sales
  • Trade Making plans: Trade Type Canvas

To enroll in one in every of PKED’s Fall workshops, cross to peterboroughed.ca/occasions.

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