Small Business Month in Canada is a time to recognize and celebrate the significant contributions that entrepreneurs and small businesses make to our economy.
We’re celebrating energy-efficient businesses.
Are you ready to get flamingo’d?
Birds of a feather save energy together, and now you and your flock have a chance to show off your efficiency skills. Plus, October is National Business Month and we’re celebrating ten years of our Business Efficiency Program. Download our toolkit to spread the word about energy efficiency. Attend one of our events to get even more handy tips from the experts. And be sure to tell us about the ways you and your co-workers save energy, and you could win a Business Party Pack worth $500!
See below for a complete list of this week’s events.
Let others know you’re celebrating Business Week! Download a web banner or social media resources to share on your channels from October 23 — 29th.
October is Business Month
September 12 – November 7
Save before it’s too late. Until November 7, save up to $30 instantly on low-cost energy-efficient products for your home. Get ENERGY STAR® LED light bulbs as low as 99¢ (at select participating retailers) and save on draft-proofing products, smart plugs, ENERGY STAR® air purifiers and more! Energy efficiency is made easy with takeCHARGE Instant Rebates.
takeCHARGE Luminary Awards
Wednesday, October 25
Individuals and organizations all over the province are taking brilliant steps to use energy wisely and here at takeCHARGE, we believe that deserves to be celebrated! The Luminary Awards recognize companies, organizations, communities, and individuals all across Newfoundland and Labrador who are taking brilliant steps to use energy wisely – and inspiring others to do the same.
Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador (MNL) Conference and Trade show
MNL represents the interests of the growing number of municipal councils in the province. This year’s conference, ‘Toward a Sustainable Future’, includes workshops, information sessions, discussions, networking, and a trade show. takeCHARGE will be there to talk about energy efficiency tips and the various programs our municipalities can invest in for their towns.
Thursday, October 26
econext‘s Annual Conference is Newfoundland and Labrador’s premier green economy event, attracting leaders in business, government, academia, and the community. Join them on October 26 to hear about the latest developments in the province relating to clean energy, green innovation, ongoing environmental challenges, and the pursuit of net zero.
Saturday, October 28
Join takeCHARGE at the Newfoundland Growlers hockey game on Saturday, Oct 28, at 7:00 p.m. at the Mary Brown's Centre. There will be face painting, stickers, photo opportunities, and more for the kids. You'll learn how to save energy and money with our Instant Rebate Program, and you could even score a free LED light bulb at the game! Click here to buy tickets using our promo code.
The takeCHARGE of Your Town challenge is back for its 13th year! It invites municipalities to submit proposals that will support their efforts to develop or improve energy conservation or energy efficiency projects. Projects have to demonstrate a positive effort to conserve energy that benefits the entire community.
Business Energy Forum
Wednesday, November 22
Network with business and municipal leaders while learning about easy, low-cost ways to save energy, the array of product rebates offered through takeCHARGE, and even custom solutions to suit your business needs.