PRESS RELEASE! The Biz Club Partners with RAI Grant Insurance


April 17, 2013

The Biz Club is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Rai Grant Insurance Brokers and RSA to offer business insurance to its members at competitive rates.  Rai Grant is one of the largest independent insurance brokerages in Ontario and has been a trusted partner for entrepreneurs since 1985. Now we’ve partnered with RSA, one of Canada’s leading insurers, to provide insurance protection for Biz Club small to medium entrepreneurs. Rai Grant and RSA understand that meeting the needs of entrepreneurs goes beyond just providing insurance protection. Whether just starting out, or well established in your business, you are on a journey and we consider ourselves your partners on that journey. We work hard to give you the confidence that comes with knowing you’ve chosen the right insurers, dedicated to helping you grow your business. Trust us with your business insurance, and benefit from our:

  • Financial strength and strong heritage as insurance leaders;
  • First rate insurance products designed to cover your business needs;
  • In-depth understanding of how to protect your business;
  • All payment methods accepted (excluding debit) as well as all major credit cards.  When you pay your premiums with an AIR MILES® credit card, you can earn more reward miles; and
  • Hassle-Free Claims® Service to keep your business moving. We’re so confident in our claims service that we guarantee it.  If we fail to return a call on your new claim within 6 business hours, we pay you $500 without question. That’s our promise to you.


PLUS! You can earn 1 AIR MILES reward mile for every $20 in premium (including taxes)* up to 180 reward miles for each policy you have with RSA – home, auto, or business.




Rai Grant and RSA are able to tailor customized insurance packages for businesses in the following industries:

  • Automotive Trades including Repair Garages & Body Shops;
  • Contractors;
  • Retail operations;
  • Offices- Business & Professional Services;
  • Hospitality;
  • Wholesalers;
  • Manufacturers; and
  • Many More.

Policy premiums start as low as $37.00 per month.


Call now to get a free quotation and talk to us about your business insurance.  

Call: Paul Rai at (905) 475-5800 or toll-free at 1 – 800 561-6195.




®™ Trademarks of AIR MILES International Trading B.V. used under license by Loyalty Management Group Canada Inc. and Roins Financial Services Limited. * Please see Terms & Conditions at Collectors can earn 1 AIR MILES reward mile for every $20 in premium (including taxes) to a maximum of 15 AIR MILES reward miles per month (i.e., 180 AIR MILES reward miles per year). All AIR MILES® offers are subject to the Terms and Conditions of RSA, and may be changed or withdrawn without notice. © 2013 RSA all rights reserved. “RSA”, “Hassle Free Claims” and the RSA logo are trademarks used under license from RSA Insurance Group plc. The information in this notice is intended for informational purposes only. It contains some information about coverages and services offered by RSA but do not list all of the conditions and exclusions that apply to described coverages and services. The actual wording of the policy and local law govern all situations.


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For the Love of Networking – Valentines Day Contest

We LOVE YOU!  And we LOVE networking!  So we just HAD to run a contest to share some networking LOVE.

There are two events going on Valentine’s Day!

Our first event is right here on this page!  Enter a comment below telling us about a great experience you had networking or how networking has helped your business.  It can be online or in person networking, and it doesn’t have to be one of our networking events.  You can also share your networking tips or any upcoming networking events in the GTA.  We will draw for an Online Membership on Friday from all of the comments entered here on this page!

You have until MIDNIGHT on FEB 14, 2013 to enter!  You’re already here.. enter a comment below now!



Sandra will be at Symposium Cafe in Thornhill from about 10am – 2pm on Valentine’s Day.  Come by to say hello, learn more about us, or just have a coffee and chat!  Please RSVP on FACEBOOK so we know to expect you.




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#BIZCLUB Snow Day Twitter Party 2pm!

It’s messy today!  Let’s stay inside and tweet!


snowdayWhat is the Topic?: Networking for your Business

Where is the party?: Online on Twitter at #BIZCLUB

Why are we partying?: To connect Small Businesses together and to help learn from each other. and because it’s snowing!!!

How do you attend?:

  1. Make sure you have a Twitter account. Sign up on Twitter.
  3. Use #BIZCLUB in all your tweets during the chat

New to Twitter, Check out these resources:


We will be giving a free first year of an Online Membership!  If you would like to donate a prize please post it in the comments below and be sure to include your twitter handle!  You are responsible for getting in touch with the prize winner to make sure your prize is received!  We will tweet you and the prize winner to make the connection!

If you have any questions for discussion for the chat please post them below as well!


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Our #YRSBizMC #MentorsCAN Tweetup

We had a blast last week at our #YRSBizMC #Mentorscan Tweetup !  Not only did we have over 60 people attend in person, but we also had many participating online using our hashtags.  Our online engagement went beyond the walls of our gracious hosts at Alice Fazooli’s in Richmond Hill.


It was a great evening of hearing some amazing stories from fellow small business owners who have used Twitter to help grow their business.  Everyone had a different experience, background or lesson to be learned.

A great start to the night with stories and advice from Jim Pagiamtzis and Mike from FS Local.  We are still waiting for those videos to be available.. but you can catch the rest of our speakers on our YouTube channel.

Chris Donnelly from Pixelbrand

Sandy Avvari talking about Social Media

Christian Anderson from Alice Fazooli’s

Gemil Lacroix from G1000 Home Inspections and YRSBiz

We also had our special guest Tweety show up and make his way around the room.  Check out the rest of our pictures on our Facebook Album!


Big thanks to all of our mentors, everyone who showed up and everyone who followed online and supported us!


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