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Manjit Minhas of Dragon’s Den will share her insights with students

November 12, 2015 — 

Manjit Minhas, of CBC’s Dragon’s Den and Co-Founder and CEO of Minhas Breweries and Distillery, will speak with students of the I. H. Asper School of Business on Thursday, November 12.

All members of the University of Manitoba community are invited to attend and ask Minhas questions about her experiences in the industry, and her experience as a Dragon on Dragon’s Den.

Minhas caused a stir in the Manitoba and Saskatchewan beer industry by gaining huge market share in a short amount of time with her aggressive marketing and advertising techniques, and her pricing strategies.Minhas and her brother purchased the second oldest brewery in the United States in 2006 and renamed it The Minhas Craft Brewery, making them the youngest brewery owners in the world.

What: Co-Founder and CEO of Minhas Breweries and Distillery
When: Thursday, November 12, 2015, 1:00-2:15 PM
Where: Main Floor, I.H. Asper School of Business, Drake Center, 181 Freedman Crescent, University of Manitoba

Later that evening, Minhas will deliver the keynote address at the 49th Annual Commerce Business Banquet, a prestigious tradition of the Asper School. The event hosts more than 500 guests, and features a four course meal as well as welcome addresses from Winnipeg dignitaries.

The largest student-led, corporate networking event of its kind in Canada, the Commerce Business Banquet presents a unique opportunity for the business leaders of today to meet with the future business leaders of tomorrow. Top executives and representatives from Winnipeg and Manitoba’s leading-edge companies will attend the reception and speak with the students during dinner.



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