It is that time of year again! Last year we heard from guest speaker Terry O’Reilly, and he did not disappoint. We are so excited to see the winners of the Medal Awards this year, and hear from Manjit!

Henry Bernick Medal Awards, with guest speaker Manjit Minhas of Dragon’s Den
Wednesday, March 27th 2019 Time: 5:00 – 6:30 pm

Event Description:
The Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre is proud to be awarding the Henry Bernick Award Medals to three deserving winners.
Join us for this exciting event and have the opportunity to hear keynote speaker Manjit Minhas, Beer Baroness, Entrepreneur & Dragon. Whether you are an entrepreneur or work locally – you will be entertained and educated.

Date: March 27, 2019
Location: Georgian Theatre, Georgian College Barrie Campus

5:00 pm – Henry Bernick Medals Awarded
5:45 pm – Keynote Speaker – Manjit Minhas

About the Awards:
The Henry Bernick Medal commemorates the qualities of its namesake, Henry Bernick. Henry was a strong and principled man, a mentor and teacher, businessman and philanthropist. He was a friend and supporter of Georgian College and his donation allowed for the creation of the Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre. It is the intention of the Awards Committee to present up to three medals per year to deserving recipients across three distinct categories:

Student Entrepreneur
Community Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurs’ Champion

Speaker Description:
Keynote Speaker:
Manjit Minhas

Manjit Minhas is 38 years old and was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta.  This Petroleum Engineering student turned beer baroness has recently spoken at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, the Haskayne School of Business at The University of Calgary, at the London Economic Development Conference and many other places. As a keynote speaker, Manjit frequently shares the secrets of her success with aspiring MBA, engineering and other students as well as entrepreneurs and seasoned business people.

Manjit is the co-founder of Minhas Breweries, Distillery and Winery. She started her companies at the ripe age of 19 in Alberta, when she launched her beer in Alberta with her partner and brother, Ravinder Minhas. Together, they gave the big boys a run for their money, thereby becoming the first successful company to enter the Canadian beer industry in many decades. Currently, she has over 90 brands of beers, spirits, liqueurs and wines. Her products are sold in Ontario, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and British Columbia, as well as 43 states throughout the USA and 15 other countries in Europe, Asia and South America.

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