October Business Events

Startup and Small Business Webinars in October 2021

We are compiling a list of webinars led by organizations in Toronto and Southwestern Ontario that we think will be useful to anyone in the startup and small business community. These events are mostly free of charge. If you’re hosting an event or come across one that you think should be included here, feel free to contact us with your suggestion(s).

Innovation Factory

Innovation Factory helps advance Hamilton’s innovation community and serves as an inspiring expert resource for entrepreneurs that fosters connections across the community and accelerates growth.

Event: Sales P2P: Maximizing Online Presence With Google My Business And Linkedin

When: October 13, 2021, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m


HalTech is the leading source of support and personal service for tech and advanced manufacturing entrepreneurs in Halton. They assist Halton’s entrepreneurs and technology companies with developing their ideas, commercializing their products/services and establishing and expanding their businesses

Event: Developing Your Brand Messaging

When: October 6 & 13, 2021, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Price: $21.69


Learning and discussing your experiences with peers is an important part of your professional and personal development. Communitech’s Peer2Peer groups give you the opportunity to connect with individuals in similar roles or functions as you. You can learn from one another, exchange advice and explore best practices.

Event: Tech Jam From Home

When: October 21, 2021, 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Enterprise Toronto

Enterprise Toronto is a one-stop source to start and grow your small business. Their team of small business advisors can help you make the right decisions for your business start-up and help develop your management capabilities as your business venture grows.

Event: Starting Your Business 101

When: October 1, 2021, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.


BrainStation is a progressive educational institution that is powering the next generation of creators. BrainStation is education for the 21st century, where business, creativity, and technology collide.

Event: Intro Day: Digital Marketing

When: October 2, 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

MaRS Discovery District & Export Development Canada

MaRS supports promising ventures tackling key challenges in the health, cleantech, fintech and enterprise sectors as they start, grow and scale. In addition, the MaRS community fosters cross-disciplinary collaboration to drive breakthrough discoveries and new solutions to be adopted in Canada and beyond.

Event: How To Access, Hire And Manage International Employees

When: October 6, 2021, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Brampton Entrepreneur Centre

Our vision is to contribute to the stability and growth of the local economy by fostering the careful preparation, launch and long-term sustainability of micro and small businesses across all sectors.

Event: Beyond the Basics: Email Marketing

When: October 7, 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.


Each month, the TechToronto Meetup is designed for Toronto technologists to learn something new and meet someone new. You’ll learn from one of the 5x5s: five presentations of five minutes each.

Event: TechTO Socials: Founder Fundamentals AMA

When: October 13, 2021, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Hamilton Business Centre

The Hamilton Business Centre (formerly Small Business Enterprise Centre) provides information and tools that entrepreneurs need to grow their businesses.

Event: How To Write High-Impact Copy For Your Business (Even If You’re Not A Copywriter)

When: October 14, 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

The Ontario Digital Main Street

Digital Main Street is a program that helps main street businesses achieve digital transformation. The program is built around an online learning platform, structured training programs, and our Digital Service Squad, a team of street-level team members who help main street businesses grow and manage their operations through technology.

Event: Social Media for Your Business

When: October 19, 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Edge Entrepreneurship Hub

EDGE is a vibrant community of people from all backgrounds and walks of life who believe entrepreneurship can make lasting change in society. We support changemakers as they explore entrepreneurial approaches to creating a more equitable and sustainable world.

Event: Digital Marketing 101

When: October 27, 2021, 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Are we missing any startup or small business events? Let us know and we’ll add it to the list.

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Startup and Small Business Webinars in October 2021