Thinking/Starting

Evaluating your idea and getting started

Thinking about your own Business? Not sure where to start?

The Small Business Centre can provide you with the tools and resources you need to evaluate your idea and decide if entrepreneurship is right for you. 

If you're ready to get started the Centre offers a full range of support services, including workshops, seminars, government programs, advisory assistance, networking events and much more to help you put your business on the path to success.

Have questions about your business plan?

Make an appointment with one of our knowledgeable Business Advisors. Consultations are free and confidential.

Our  Advisors are available to assist you with your market research and help you get started on your plan.

If you've already begun working on a plan, you may want to meet with an Advisor for an in-depth consultation and feedback on all aspects of your plan.

 

Startup Events Calendar

    July 2018

  • July 26

    Open4Business - July 26, 2018
    Thu, Jul 26th @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    With a range of programs and services tailored to meet your needs, the London Small Business Centre can help you start and grow your business. Attend this free, one hour seminar for a full overview of everything we offer. This seminar is held every Thursday of each month and starts at noon.

    Tickets $0.00/each

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  • August 2018

  • August 2

    Legal Advice
    Thu, Aug 2nd @ 9:10 am - 12:30 pm

    Expert lawyers are available to clarify your concerns and provide answers to your legal questions.

    Individual half hour appointments booked on a first come, first served basis.

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  • August 2

    Open4Business - August 2, 2018
    Thu, Aug 2nd @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    With a range of programs and services tailored to meet your needs, the London Small Business Centre can help you start and grow your business. Attend this free, one hour seminar for a full overview of everything we offer. This seminar is held every Thursday of each month and starts at noon.

    Tickets $0.00/each

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  • August 7

    Accounting Advice
    Tue, Aug 7th @ 9:10 am - 12:30 pm

    Access certified accountants to address financial questions and assist with bookkeeping best practices and future forecasting.

    Individual appointments booked on a first come, first served basis.

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  • August 9

    Open4Business - August 9, 2018
    Thu, Aug 9th @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    With a range of programs and services tailored to meet your needs, the London Small Business Centre can help you start and grow your business. Attend this free, one hour seminar for a full overview of everything we offer. This seminar is held every Thursday of each month and starts at noon.

    Tickets $0.00/each

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  • August 16

    Open4Business - August 16, 2018
    Thu, Aug 16th @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    With a range of programs and services tailored to meet your needs, the London Small Business Centre can help you start and grow your business. Attend this free, one hour seminar for a full overview of everything we offer. This seminar is held every Thursday of each month and starts at noon.

    Tickets $0.00/each

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  • August 22

    Grow Your Business with Online Reviews
    Wed, Aug 22nd @ 9:15 am - 12:15 pm

    In this workshop, Laurie Knechtel of eMotivate Marketing+Design will discuss the importance of implementing a system that will help you consistently request, monitor, respond to, and leverage reviews in the places where consumers interact with your brand online. You will learn how to appropriately respond to both good and bad reviews, and how to minimize the risk of negative reviews in the future! Your online reputation can either happen to you or work for you.

    Tickets $30.00/each

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  • August 22

    Starting a Small Business - August 22, 2018
    Wed, Aug 22nd @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Do you have what it takes to start your own business? Do you know what's involved in getting started?

    This 3 hour seminar will explore the personal aspects of business ownership and provide you with information on government regulations, taxation, legal and financial issues you need to consider before starting a business.

    Tickets $30.00/each

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  • August 23

    Open4Business - August 23, 2018
    Thu, Aug 23rd @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    With a range of programs and services tailored to meet your needs, the London Small Business Centre can help you start and grow your business. Attend this free, one hour seminar for a full overview of everything we offer. This seminar is held every Thursday of each month and starts at noon.

    Tickets $0.00/each

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  • August 29

    Business Planning Basics Session 1 - August 2018
    Wed, Aug 29th @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    First part of a 9 hour seminar on creating a business plan. Learn about market research, assessing your competition, creating effective marketing strategies and developing sales strategies. Registration for this session automatically includes registration for sessions 2 & 3 on August 31st, 2018.

    NOTE - Completion of the Starting a Small Business Seminar is required before enrolling in this workshop.

    A free parking pass will be provided upon registration. 

    Tickets $120.00/each

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  • August 30

    Open4Business - August 30, 2018
    Thu, Aug 30th @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    With a range of programs and services tailored to meet your needs, the London Small Business Centre can help you start and grow your business. Attend this free, one hour seminar for a full overview of everything we offer. This seminar is held every Thursday of each month and starts at noon.

    Tickets $0.00/each

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  • August 31

    Business Planning Basics Sessions 2 & 3 - August 31, 2018
    Fri, Aug 31st @ 9:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Learn about operational concerns and financial considerations, including: start up costs, sales forecasting, cash flow statements, income statements, and balance sheets. Upon completing this workshop you will have all the tools necessary to prepare your own business plan.

    NOTE - This full day session completes the seminar series. Registration for Session 1 on August 29 automatically includes Sessions 2 & 3 on this date.

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  • September 2018

  • September 4

    Accounting Advice
    Tue, Sep 4th @ 9:10 am - 12:30 pm

    Access certified accountants to address financial questions and assist with bookkeeping best practices and future forecasting.

    Individual appointments booked on a first come, first served basis.

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  • September 6

    Legal Advice
    Thu, Sep 6th @ 9:10 am - 12:30 pm

    Expert lawyers are available to clarify your concerns and provide answers to your legal questions.

    Individual half hour appointments booked on a first come, first served basis.

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  • Grow Your Business with Online Reviews

    Grow Your Business with Online Reviews

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  • Free, One Hour Session of Everything We Offer!

    Free, One Hour Session of Everything We Offer!

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    Get your legal and accounting questions answered.

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