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Women in the Promo Supply Chain: Advice from Kathy Cheng in WBE Canada Magazine

The promo products industry has a reputation for being an "Old Boy's Club". But thanks to Tier 1 WBE Canada suppliers, like Redwood Classics, the times are a-changin'. In the September 2021 edition of WBE Magazine, Kathy Cheng was asked to share her advice to women trying to navigate the promo products supply chain. Take a look! Thanks to WBE Canada for their continuous support and championing of women, including fellow Tier 1 suppliers featured in this piece: The Branding Company and Wonderkind.

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Supplier Diversity Alliance Canada (SDAC) Summit: Certified Supplier Champions Panel

Connect. Collaborate. Succeed. Redwood Classics is proud to participate in the Virtual Supplier Diversity Summit on January 26th & 27th, presented by Canada's LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC), Women Business Enterprise (WBE) Canada, and Canadian Aboriginal & Minority Supplier Council (CAMSC).  The SDAC Summit 2021 also features our very own Kathy Cheng speaking on an educational panel on the path forward for supplier diversity alongside fellow advocates: Deidre Guy, Jennifer Shand (Ménard), Michela Toscano and Jeff Wilson.  Tune in to the insightful panel discussion here: https://youtu.be/PVnJ1YhX18c  More details about the SDAC summit here: https://pheedloop.com/sdac2021/site/sessions/?event=sdac2021&section=61043&id=SESNNRJPWK64JFPN9

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Kathy Cheng Named Winner of WBE Canada 2020 President's Award

We are so thrilled to share that our very own President Kathy Cheng took home WBE Canada's President's Award at WBE Canada's 2020 Excellence Awards! The 2020 Excellence Awards recognize the significant contributions made by corporations and leaders to the economic advancement of women-owned businesses in Canada and the achievement of Canadian women-owned businesses. Congratulations to all of the winners from WBE Canada's Awards: https://wbecanada.ca/news-release/wbe-canada-announces-winners-of-2020-excellence-awards/ Thank you for supporting #SupplierDiversity and #MadeInCanada! 

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Hot Seats: Accenture & Redwood Classics

Kathy Cheng President of Redwood Classics joins Dora Silva-Bolanos from Accenture as they sit in the "Hot Seats" at the WBE Conference on November 10, 2020. Learn more as they answer some pertinent questions on the real impact of Supplier Diversity!  Listen in on inspiring stories showcasing the impact of supplier diversity here: https://wbeconference.ca/attend/hot-seat-accenture-redwood-classics/  

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Women Who Own It (WWOI) Features Kathy Cheng of Redwood Classics

Kathy talks about about Redwood Classics' story and journey, along with the challenges faced as a woman entrepreneur and hopeful advice.  "The most important advice I can give is to not be afraid of failure. If we don't take chances, if we don't dream boldly, we will never know what we are capable of." - Kathy Cheng speaks to Women Owned.  Read more here: https://www.womenownedlogo.com/women-who-own-it-/kathy-cheng-of-redwood-classics-apparel  

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