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Every month our team compiles a list of startup and small business events in Toronto and Southwestern Ontario that we’re personally interested in attending and think will be useful to anyone in the startup and small business community.
Some of these events may fill up fast, so if you’re interested in attending please register quickly. Business events are generally free of charge unless a price is listed. 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). We hope to see you there!
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Event: Data Insights with Python for Beginners
When: August 1 and 8, 2019, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: Canada Learning Code HQ, 129 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, ON
Whether you are starting or growing a small business, or just thinking about it, the Mississauga Business Enterprise Centre (MBEC) can help you.
Event: Developing Your Small Business, Beyond the Basics
When: August 6, 13, 20, 27, 2019, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library, 301 Burnhamthorpe Rd., Mississauga, ON
Price: $109.60 plus tax
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 & Afterparty – August Edition
When: August 12, 2019, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: RBC Waterpark Place, 88 Queens Quay West, Toronto, ON
Camp Tech is a technical skills training hub. They provide half and full-day in-person workshops for adults who want to learn digital skills. They create a welcoming environment for those who are hesitant with technology, and emphasize skills that can be put into practice right away.
Event: Intro to Search Engine Marketing with Google Ads
When: August 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Where: 455 Spadina Avenue, Suite 304, Toronto, ON
MarketingTO events bring together the worlds of technology, advertising and marketing. Our goal is to share stories and learnings about the collisions and collaborations that happen when we integrate these three interdependent ecosystems.
Event: MarketingTO August Edition
When: August 20, 2019, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: OneEleven, 325 Front Street W, 4th Floor, Toronto, ON
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: Search Engine Marketing Fundamentals
When: August 20, 2019, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: 460 King St. West, Toronto, ON
Toronto Public Library provides free and equitable access to services which meet the changing needs of Torontonians.
Event: Get Your Business Found on Google Search and Maps
When: August 22, 2019, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: Agincourt, 155 Bonis Avenue, Toronto, ON
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: Be a LinkedIn Brand’R
When: August 23, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Where: Brampton City Hall – Training Room WT-2A, Brampton, ON
RIC Centre is a not-for-profit innovation hub and business incubator for Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon and other communities in Southern Ontario. RIC Centres’ focus is to be a dynamic catalyst for tech companies. We help our companies grow faster and stronger.
Event: RIC Centre Pitching Workshop
When: August 27, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: 2660 Speakman Dr, Mississauga, ON
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: Marketing Boot Camp
When: August 29, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Where: North York Civic Centre, 5100 Yonge St., Lower Floor, Committee Room 2, North York, ON
WATERLOO REGION EVENTS
Founded by a group of dedicated entrepreneurs in 1997, Communitech is Waterloo Region’s hub for the commercialization of innovative technologies. Over the years, they have supported and helped build a tech cluster of nearly 1,000 companies that now generates more than $30 billion in revenue.
Event: Data Hub Sessions: Innovate & Grow Securely
When: August 14, 2018, 2019, 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: Communitech Data Hub, 14 Erb St West, Area 14, Waterloo, ON
The Waterloo Region Small Business Centre encourages and contributes to the enterprising spirit and economic vitality of our community by assisting entrepreneurs with the development of new or existing businesses.
Event:SEO Fundamentals – Kitchener
When: August 19, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: 200 King ST W, Kitchener, ON
Silicon Halton organizes a number of events throughout the year in the Halton region, including Burlington, Oakville, and Milton. Their monthly meetups and Peer2Peer events have three main components: a key note presentation, a ‘get to know a member’ presentation, and time set out for networking. These events are catered to anyone at a startup – especially in the tech industry – that wants to learn more about business best practices.
Event: Unspoken – Understanding Nonverbal Communication
When: August 13, 2019, 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Where: Milton Education Village Innovation Centre, 555 Industrial Drive, Milton, ON
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: Start Me Up! Clinics Series
When: August 21, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Where: MEV Innovation Centre, 555 Industrial Drive Milton, ON
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 Bootcamp (4 sessions)
This 4- session series of workshops was designed exclusively by Venture Accelerator Partners Inc. for iF Clients who are pre- revenue, or newly in-revenue who are ready to get market validation through to early selling.
When: July 31, August 7, 14, & 21, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Where: 175 Longwood Rd S, Hamilton, ON
Price: S10.00 per session
The Niagara Falls Small Business Enterprise Centre runs a variety of events geared towards both new start-up businesses as well as existing businesses. Whether you are looking for information about writing a business plan, or perhaps looking at new avenues of marketing your business – we have a seminar for you.
Event: The A to Z Steps to Starting a Business
When: August 8, 2019, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Where: 4343 Morrison Street, Niagara, ON
Are we missing any startup or small business events? Let us know and we’ll add it to the list.
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