Beyond Start-up...

Once your business has passed the start-up stage you face new challenges. In today's competitive marketplace business owners often have to juggle many jobs. Resources can be stretched thin and it can be difficult to manage and grow your business.

Is it time to hire employees? Do you need to enhance your marketing plan? Develop a new sales process? Is it time to expand? Do you need additional financing?  These are only a few of the questions you may be asking yourself once you've established your business. 

The Small Business Centre offers Advisory assistance and a variety of resources and services to help you refine your business management skills and create a plan for growth.

 

 

 

Business Growth Events Calendar

    August 2018

  • 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 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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  • September 12

    Navigating the Regulatory Compliance's for Your Business
    Wed, Sep 12th @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Starting a business in the food industry. Are you thinking about opening a restaurant, bakery, café, wholesale, nightclub, or similar business? This seminar will show you how to navigate the interdepartmental permit and legislation requirements for various food related businesses.

    Tickets $0.00/each

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  • September 19

    Seminar: Discover the Power of Franchise Ownership
    Wed, Sep 19th @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

    If you're interested in business ownership but don't have a viable business idea or where to start, franchise ownership may be for you! 

    Tickets $0.00/each

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  • October 2018

  • October 2

    Accounting Advice
    Tue, Oct 2nd @ 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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  • October 4

    Legal Advice
    Thu, Oct 4th @ 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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  • October 16

    E.P.I.C. Networking Event
    Tue, Oct 16th @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Expand your list of business contacts and meet potential referrals while enjoying a fun and interactive ice breaker game that will get you in front of a dynamic community of London business owners and professionals!

    Tickets $10.62/each

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Featured Events, Programs & Services

  • E.P.I.C. Networking Event!

    E.P.I.C. Networking Event!

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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.

    Get your legal and accounting questions answered.

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  • Navigating Regulatory Compliance's for Your Business

    Navigating Regulatory Compliance's for Your Business

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