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Fueling the economy through fun


Rebecca Cotter plans for the big picture. As an event planner with more than a decade of experience, she takes into account the basic needs of visitors and the long-term impact of her events. Her work hasn’t gone unnoticed as she was recently named one of Canada’s Top 20 Young Entrepreneurs Under 30. She was honoured for her Ontario-based company, Water on Wheels which rents mobile water bottle refilling stations for festivals and events.

“There was a lack of hydration options from the big concerts to a small community walkathon,” she says. “I thought there must be a better way to use a fire hydrant or existing infrastructure. I did my market research and realized there was a huge void in the Canadian market.”

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