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19 Jan, 2018

Smith team wins national marketing case competition

Toronto, ON – This past weekend, the Queen’s Marketing Association hosted the final round of its 2018 Challenge Competition during its annual conference in Toronto.

20 Dec, 2017

UPstart Venture Challenge gives emerging startup a $30,000 boost

Toronto, ON – On the evening of Dec. 7, eight emerging Queen’s startups pitched their businesses to a jury of angel investors during the second annual UPstart Venture Challenge. The event was organized by the Queen’s Venture Network and hosted at LoyaltyOne in Toronto.

12 Dec, 2017

Students look to solve global food security at Queen’s challenge

Kingston, ON – The Queen’s International Innovation Challenge was recently held, with the finals in Toronto on Nov. 24. Teams came up with solutions for one of the world’s most pressing issues: food security. We spoke with Dean McKeown, Associate Director, Administration, at Smith School of Business’ Scotiabank Centre for Customer Analytics, about this year’s event.

07 Dec, 2017

What’s up for 2018? School of Business expert makes economic predictions at Business Forecast Luncheon in Kingston

Kingston, ON – Canada’s surprisingly hot economy will cool slightly in 2018 as the Bank of Canada looks to ease growth and avoid high inflation. But potential for a long and messy U.S. withdrawal from NAFTA could get in the way of continued good times.

23 Nov, 2017

Smith teams score big at case competitions round the world

Kingston, ON – If this was baseball, it’d be a grand slam. In hockey, a hat trick plus an extra tally for good measure. Smith School of Business Commerce students have racked up an impressive four wins in a row at international case competitions in recent months.