Authors Articles by Nic Cunningham

Articles by Nic Cunningham

Nic Cunningham
5 Articles
Nic Cunningham is a Management Consultant who specialises in business development, business expansion, and employee motivation. Nic was born and raised in Wales and moved to Peterborough in 2005. Along with his passion for economics and business-related topics, he also enjoys playing basketball and coaching rugby. You can follow Nic on Twitter at @niccunningham1 and @OKPeterborough.
The $36.6 million 87000-square-foot Kawartha Trades and Technology Centre at Fleming College's Sutherland Campus on Brealey Drive in Peterborough opened in September 2014. Nic Cunningham feels that by focussing on skilled trades, Peterborough can produce a pool of skilled people that will attract organizations and companies that pay good wages. (Photo courtesy of Fleming College).

How to revitalize Peterborough’s downtown core

It's all about the living wage.
Chambers of Commerce organize regular networking events for members, like the Peterborough Chamber of Commerce's quarterly pub night. These types of events are perfect opportunities for you to develop strategic alliances with other relevant businesses. (Photo: Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce).

Use your local Chamber of Commerce to form strategic alliances

Tips on providing and obtaining business referrals through networking.
The Landing 27 Bistro at the Peterborough Airport, an appropriate location for a professional lunch or dinner meeting (photo: Jesse Goodrice,

Where should we meet?

Whether you choose to have business meeting at a coffee shop, restaurant, or bar should depend on your client.
The corner of Simcoe and Water St. in downtown Peterborough (photo: Pat Trudeau,

You’re doing great … is it time to expand?

Some guidelines to consider before growing your business.
Entrepreneurs who run small businesses, like those on George Street in downtown Peterborough, also support the local economy (photo: Pat Trudeau)

Small Business – The Heroes of the Economy

Tips to help you grow your small business and support the local economy.

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