"SMBX2012 was an exceptionally valuable day for me and my business. From the breakfast keynote to the selection of breakout sessions and the facilitated networking, I was impressed with the quality of the organization, speakers, and fellow participants - I learned a lot, got a chance to introduce myself, my business and my goals, and came away with immediate and longer term opportunities. And to top it all off, the food was plentiful and delicious! My idea of a day well spent."
"Did the Toronto Board of Trade deliver an event that melded learning and networking? Yes, on both counts it exceeded my expectations. Kudos to the team and the others involved for making the event a success."
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