Small businesses are critical to our economy, and COVID-19 highlighted that in a dramatic way! Small businesses account for 70% of all jobs in Canada, and 55% of small businesses have fewer than 4 employees. They are our neighbours and friends! We can't think of a more appropriate time to celebrate entrepreneurs and say thank you!

For the past 34 years, the Small Business Centre has been helping small businesses launch, grow and succeed. We work with hundreds of entrepreneurs every year, and during Small Business Week we want to introduce you to some of them! Fifteen to be exact!

Here's How!

Each day of Small Business Week, October 19-23, we will introduce you to 3 businesses who have participated in our many programs. Join us for a panel discussion and Q&A to here about their individual journeys and ask questions. It's your opportunity to be inspired and learn from those who are succeeding at pursuing their passions.

On October 19th, hear from local construction/trades business owners, learn some tips and ask questions!

We also invite YOU to celebrate with the entrepreneurial community and inspire greatness by sharing your business tips, struggles or your success story! Connect with other local small businesses on social media with the hashtag #SmallBizLdnOnt

Learn more about the small business panelists and Small Business Week events here!