Acceler8—Leading Business Towards Success

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Regional Tourism Organization (RTO8) is pleased to offer Acceler8, a community based Business Success Program

This program is geared to existing tourism sector businesses within the Kawarthas Northumberland region. The tourism industry was one of the hardest hit by the pandemic and as we focus on recovery, we believe our success program can help your business rebuild and achieve growth.

Are you looking to:

  • Attain your business goals
  • Strategically approach your business challenges
  • Find ways to be more efficient and profitable

Acceler8 is a highly personalized approach that focuses on enabling businesses to succeed. By working with seasoned business experts, you will have access to one-on-one long-term coaching to help you address key challenges and opportunities facing your business. Coaches are existing or retired business owners and specialists in one or more key business disciplines.

If you are an accommodator, retailer, attraction or food & beverage provider within Kawartha Lakes, Peterborough City or County or Northumberland County, Acceler8 could be the help you are looking for to grow your business.

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Listen to what our business owners have to say about the Acceler8 Business Success Program

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“The Acceler8 Success Program was very easy and convenient to participate in. Once we were matched with our mentor, we found ourselves in sync with what they were suggesting and had a clearer path and better understanding on how to send a message of what our company offers, as well how to tell the story behind it. We found this experience very helpful in moving forward with our business and are extremely grateful for their time and guidance.  We would like to express our thanks to the Acceler8 Success Program team.”
– Cathy & Team, The Ice Cream Café
“The coaching session was timely, easy to coordinate, convenient, and beneficial. We are deeply appreciative and grateful for the support and expertise provided by Acceler8.”
– Leslie Fell, Fells Meadows
“We are so lucky in Northumberland County to have access to some wonderful assistance and programs developed by RTO8.  One of many that we have been a part of was the Acceler8 Program.  Once we filled out the request form, we were contacted in a very timely manner and shortly after a virtual meeting was scheduled.  The meeting was efficient and easy to be a part of.  Lots of ideas were exchanged from this meeting we garnered some great ideas that we can implement in our business.  I would highly recommend this program for new entrepreneurs, so much can be gained from talking it out with others. Thank you so much to Julie and all the others behind this wonderful program!”
– Sarah Sanyal, The Dockside Bistro
“Acceler8 has been instrumental in providing services to help us grow our sailing school business. We appreciate the insight and guidance and you have been so easy to work with!”

– Colleen McCabe, North Shore Reaching, Sailing School

“When I receive coaching, it inspires me to grow.  Without this support, I would not be where I am today.”
– Dotty Wortbetz, Saucy Dotty’s Gourmet Sauce
“The success program was timely, helpful, and uncomplicated. Once we applied we were contacted quickly and a meeting with a well-informed coach in our industry was quickly arranged. The session was conducted conveniently online and was a pleasant experience. We received very timely and pertinent advice on some key areas that we were able to put into use immediately. A great program! Thank you.”
– Deborah Flak, Owner Sky Haven Equestrian Centre & Retreat, Bethany, Ontario

Here’s what our Acceler8 coaches have to say about the program

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