On the 22nd day of September 2012, two of the respected Afghan Business individuals in Canada, Mr. James Hussaini and Mrs. Neelofar Ahmadi hosted an enjoyable and successful evening celebrating the Grand Opening of Business Point.
The event started off with guests being welcomed to the Center and given an opportunity to network with members of the business community. During the Networking session guests were given an opportunity to visit booths of exhibitors who were sponsors and supporters of the event. Some of the exhibitors included: CIBC, TD Canada Trust, APPFY, CABC (Canada Afghanistan Business Council), Sozmon Designs, Crystal Group, Taheri Law office, Small Business Development Academy and many more. Exhibitors had an opportunity to provide valuable information to guests regarding their products and services, while everyone enjoyed refreshments and networking.
After the networking session, guests were welcomed to the conference room where the Ceremony and speeches began. Neelofar Ahmadi was the Master of Ceremonies of the evening. She began with welcoming all the guests and introducing herself and providing her biography. She than welcomed her business partner, James Hussaini, President of Business Point onto the stage, who gave a heartwarming speech regarding his journey in the business world and how he came to be the President of Business Point.
Following his speech dignitaries who attended the event were welcomed onto the stage to give speeches to the guests. Amongst the dignitaries who graced the guests with speeches were; Mr. Barna Karimi (Afghanistan’s Ambassador in Canada), Dr. Reza Moridi (MPP Richmond Hill), Mr. Joe Daniel (MP Don Valley East), and Mrs. Lori Cimmerman (wife of Founder and CEO of Homelife Realty Services). They each gave outstanding speeches, recognizing the hard work of James and Neelo. James and Neelo in turn expressed their gratitude and recognized the Business Point Team and Volunteers for their hard work and dedication to the event.
At the conclusion of the speeches, all guests were invited to take part in the ribbon cutting ceremony for Business Point. The guests proceeded to take a tour of the complex and took part in the cake cutting ceremony of Business Point.
At the conclusion of the cake cutting ceremony, guests were invited to enjoy a delicious Afghan Cuisine and delectable desserts prepared by Chef Riaz Ahmadzai, one of the top Afghan Chefs in the Greater Toronto Area. During the dinner hour draws were done for the guests, courtesy of the sponsors and supporters of the event and guests were again given an opportunity to network.
At the conclusion of the event guests were asked to express their observation of the evening, the overall event and the complex. The feedback and testimonials guests provided was a testament to the success of the first event hosted by James and Neelo at the Business Point Complex.
The Business Point Team would like to thank everyone who came out to the event and took part in the celebration. This event was the first of many more to come and look forward to seeing everyone there.