Collaborating and Engaging
Working together to build strong businesses
As a not-for-profit organization we rely on community partners, private businesses and professionals to help us support local entrepreneurs in their business development.
Each year we work with dozens of community service organizations to introduce their clients to the possibility of self-employment and we enlist more than 70 private sector volunteers to provide expertise in seminars, mentorship groups, discussion panels, conferences and competitions.
If you work with clients considering self-employment, or are an experienced business professional who would like to assist new ventures we want to hear from you. Click on the appropriate category below to learn more.
Community Involvement in the Small Business Centre
- Are your clients considering self employment? We can help... Read More
- Get involved...share your expertise...help business owners succeed! Read More
- Showcase your success by giving back to the community... Read More
- Do you have a product or service that you feel would benefit our clients? Read More
- Community groups and organizations who want to learn more about the Centre and entrepreneurship... Read More
Community Partner Events
September 25Read 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.
October 1Read More
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
October 2Read More
HR experts are available to clarify your concerns and provide answers to your human resource questions.
Individual half hour appointments booked on a first come, first served basis.
The Nuts and Bolts of Building a Construction Trades Business - October 8th
Tue, Oct 8th @ 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.
October 9Read More
You will leave this seminar with a clear vision for how to harness the power of video, as well as personalized script you can use to create your very own 90-second online video.
October 9Read 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 October 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th
Bookkeeping Best Practices for Small Business Owners - October 23rd, 2019
Wed, Oct 23rd @ 9:15 am - 12:15 pmRead More
Whether you're doing the books yourself or need to be sufficiently organized to delegate this crucial part of your business, this seminar will guide you through everything you need to know about bookkeeping!
E.P.I.C. Networking Event - Thursday, October 24, 2019 - E.P.I.C. Networking Events
Thu, Oct 24th @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pmRead More
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!
(You may also register for this event through EventBrite)