February 2023 Newsletter


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Career and Entrepreneurial Expo 2023

Navigate is proud to sponsor this year’s Career and Entrepreneurial Expo! On Tuesday, March 7, 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Grenfell students and alumni will have the opportunity to network with business representatives, learn about job and career fields and discover what it takes to be an entrepreneur in Newfoundland and Labrador!

MARK YOUR CALENDAR: Tourism startup event: Let’s take off!

Tourism is one of the most impacted sectors by global crises, including the pandemic. This pitch competition is to brainstorm and pitch ideas that would benefit the tourism sector.

In a day and a half, March 31-April 1, participants will work as part of a team to experience the thrills and challenges of starting a business that supports the tourism industry, while engaging with skilled mentors, coaches, and potential investors. Keep your eye on Navigate’s Facebook page for more details!!


The first Grenfell Campus class to take place at the new Centre for Research and Innovation! Environmental Policy 6001! Navigate is proud to be the anchor tenant at the CRI!!
Digital Is DoAble with Guide to the Good

Recently Navigate and the Centre for Research and Innovation hosted a workshop titled “Digital is DoAble,” led by Guide to the Good founder Kim Todd.

Participants ranged from aspiring entrepreneurs to small- and medium-sized businesses. According to Ms. Todd, her community program, Let’s Get Digital, emphasizes that it makes no difference if you’re a one-person kitchen table operation or a business with many staff, Digital Marketing helps your business show up when people are looking for what you offer.The workshop introduced participants to the basics of digital marketing:  what is it, how it works, how it can help their businesses.

This user-friendly workshop explored topics like:

  • What is a DIGITAL FOOTPRINT and how do I find it
  • I have NO BUDGET – what can I do
  • SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION – what is that and how do I do it
  • SOCIAL MEDIA focus – which platform is best
  • Your BRAND
  • Is this working?  METRICS & MEASUREMENT

Guide to the Good is an award-winning online platform. The initiaitve partners with Google to promote local, social and green choices to help local companies thrive.


Ms. Todd is a graduate of Memorial’s Digital and Social Media Program, Accredited Business Communicator (IABC), Accredited Communications Training Facilitator with McLuhan Davies Communications, and Dip. Applied Ethics, Phil, MUN.

Guide to the Good is the social enterprise of thegreenrock ~ Live Sustainably NL Inc.   Thriving local companies build sustainable communities, so we promote local, social and green choices here and everywhere, and help local companies flourish through smart marketing supports.


NLOWE International Women’s Day Luncheon

Registration is open for NLOWE’s International Women’s Day luncheon – there are only 20 spots available, register ASAP!

Navigate is recruiting mentors!

Eligibility Criteria and Expectations:

  • Looking for mentors with 5+ years entrepreneurship experience or 10+ years corporate experience in a pivotal role
  • Available to work with an entrepreneur mentee for a minimum of 4 hours per month
  • Willing to work with a mentee to set goals and expectations in addition to providing knowledge, advice, networking connections, etc.
  • Agree to provide feedback and updates to Navigate Manager on the progress of the mentee and goals and targets attained
For more information, contact Allison Rowe at to become a mentor with Navigate.
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