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As community organizers, we know all too well that we can’t do it alone. The ability to partner effectively with other individuals and organizations — both inside and outside the community — is absolutely essential to doing what we like to call “the work” of building healthy and happy communities.

Design Your Plate encourages creative and technical Collaboration among Community Partnerships and supports Not-for-Profit Organizations, Entrepreneurs, Small Businesses, as well as Local Community Businesses.

Our community partners enjoy special offers and discounts, as well as benefit from cross-business promotion.

Reach out to our Community Partners directly, or give us a call if you would like a recommendation for who can help you out.


Arteast Ottawa

Arteast is a highly active not-for-profit visual arts organization.
Arteast est une association très active dans les arts visuels.


C.A.R.L.: Communication And Real Leadership

Carl enjoys coaching individuals through the core competency of communication, while helping the achieve self confidence.
A professional Speaker, Carl is dedicated to dazzling his audiences with his messages of education and inspiration.



#eSAX – The Entrepreneur Social Advantage Experience is an entrepreneur networking community to create connections, gain knowledge and promote collaboration among regional Chambers of Commerce. Events are held every 3 months to coincide with the provincially funded Y Enterprise Centre’s Ontario Self-Employment Benefit Program OSEB)*.


Janet Salazar – Personal Trainer & Nutrition Coach (Nutrition – Health – Fitness)

Janet Salazar is a personal trainer, passionate about establishing a healthier community and offers training sessions from a private studio in Orleans. Janet loves to empower people, providing tools & knowledge to keep you healthy, happy, lean and fit for the rest of your life.


Red MELOG (Network of Latin American Women Entrepreneurs of Ottawa-Gatineau)

Red MELOG is a network of entrepreneurial Latin American women in Ottawa-Gatineau where we can help each other and influence favourably our personal and professional development.


Parkdale United Church Orchestra

The Parkdale United Church Orchestra is Ottawa’s longest established community symphony orchestra. The orchestra is made up of amateur musicians united by a desire to perform some of the western world’s greatest classical and contemporary music.

Peak Energy Management

Peak Energy Management offers professional and personal coaching and consulting that inspires and empowers individuals, groups and organizations by promoting conscious choice, evoking revolutionary solutions to challenges, instilling health and wellness concepts and by supporting short- and long-term visions to success.

Women In Business Conference

The Women in Business Conference is the signature event of Eastern Ontario Women In Finance, (EOWIF), and is an association dedicated to bringing women together in the business and financial services sector, primarily; and now reaching beyond those borders to continuously nourish the mind, the body, the spirit. The Women In Business Conference embraces the power of women, and those who support them and gives back by donating a portion of proceeds to the SuitsMe.ca charity.


WOW – World of Women

WOW is a women’s social network for entrepreneurs across Canada! We share information and ideas with the goal of strengthening and developing our members’  business activity. We offer an environment which cultivates friendships and enriches our personal lives as working women through support, mentorship and community development.

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