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
December 11Read More
Have a great idea for a food business? Want to learn how to turn your winning recipe into a successful venture?
Attend this 3 hour seminar to learn what it takes to start a food business.
December 12Read More
Join us for E.P.I.C. Holiday Schmoozefest, the holiday event for small business!
Enjoy amazing food, great tunes, door prizes, a silent auction, and some serious schmoozing!
This is a prepaid event only, no walk-ins, please!
Register for this event through Eventbrite
ENTREPRENEURS: PROMOTE, INSPIRE, CONNECT!
Navigating the Regulatory Compliance for Your Food Business - January 8th 2019
Wed, Jan 8th @ 9:15 am - 12:15 pmRead More
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.
January 8Read More
The Think Business Series is comprised of four (two hour) sessions that serve as guidance in developing a business plan. This includes market research, marketing and sales, financials, operations and start up costs.
NOTE**Registration for this series includes registration for all sessions being held on January 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th
Rise Individual Lending Program Information Session - Jan 13, 2020
Mon, Jan 13th @ 10:00 am - 11:00 amRead More
Do you self-identify as an individual who has experienced mental health and or addiction challenges? Then you may be eligible to participate in a unique lending program. The Small Business Centre has partnered up with Rise Asset Development to provide training, mentoring, and financing of up to $10,000 to help qualified and eligible individuals achieve their business goals!
The Nuts and Bolts of Building a Construction Trades Business - January 14th 2020
Tue, Jan 14th @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pmRead More
During this seminar, you will be provided with an overview on the important areas every entrepreneur should consider when starting a construction trades business.
January 15Read More
Discover how to minimize the risk for your small business, and avoid costly mistakes!
Building a Construction Trades Business - Navigating the Regulatory Compliance - February 4th 2020
Tue, Feb 4th @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pmRead More
Learn the about the regulations that will affect your business. Meet and learn from Chartered Tax Accountants, Insurance Professionals, and representatives from Service Business London.
Understanding Employment Standards & Health and Safety for Your Small Business
Wed, Feb 26th @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pmRead More
Know your workplace rights and obligations within small business. Presented by experts from the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development.