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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!
StartupTech Unleashed Inc was created by the need of new and existing business startups to help them foster growth and to nurture their idea from the ideation stage to global domination. We will be focusing on Startup, Tech & Social Innovation.
Event: StartupTech TO: Meetup
When: February 4, 2020, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Spaces Queen West, 180 John Street, Toronto, ON
Connecting Toronto’s startup community of entrepreneurs, visionaries, hustlers, disruptors, hackers and incurable risk-takers!
Event: SEO Crash Course with The Startup Coach
When:February 8, 2020, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: Workhaus Commerce Court South, 30 Wellington Street West, 5th floor, Toronto, ON
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 -February 2020
When: February 10, 2020, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: RBC Waterpark Place, 88 Queens Quay West, Toronto, ON
Have you taken their HTML and CSS workshop? Looking to expand your web development skills? CSS is a powerful web development language that’s used to create the layout and design for web pages. Without CSS, the web would not be as pretty!
Event: Ladies Learning Code: Using Data to Solve Problems: An Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
When: February 11-18, 2020, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: Coursera, 401 Bay Street, 6th 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: Storytelling with Data: Making an Impact with Data Visualization
When: February 12, 2020, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 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: Starting Your Business 101 with Enterprise Toronto
When: February 13, 2020, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: 700 Eglinton Avenue West, 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: Digital Marketing 101
When: February 13, 2020, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Central Public Library – 301 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W., Toronto, ON
Price: $27.40 +Tax
MaRS is where entrepreneurs get the help they need, where all kinds of people meet to spark new ideas, and where a global reputation for innovation is being earned, one success story at a time.The often-free events at MaRS are ideal for start-ups, science, technology and social entrepreneurs looking to make connections and learn more about a particular aspect of business.
Event: Pitching Ideas and Gaining Buy-in
When: February 19, 2020, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Where: MaRS Discovery District, 101 College Street, Toronto, ON
MarketingTO brings together the worlds of technology, advertising, and marketing. You will hear stories and learnings about the collisions and collaborations that happen between these three interdependent ecosystems.
Event: MarketingTO February Edition
When: February 19, 2020, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: Telus Tower, 3rd Floor, 25 York St, Toronto, 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: Starting Your Business 101
When: February 19, 2020, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Where: 100 Queen St. W., 2nd Floor, Committee Room 4, Toronto City Hall, Toronto, 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: Product Marketing Workshop
When: February 25, 2020, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: 2660 Speakman Drive, Mississauga, 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: Market Research 101
When: February 28, 2020, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Where: 41 George St S – West Tower Boardroom 2E, 41 George Street South, Brampton, ON
WATERLOO REGION EVENTS
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: Marketing 101 – Cambridge
When: February 18, 2020, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Where: 50 Dickson Ave., Cambridge, ON
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: Recruiting and Hiring for Sales Panel
When: February 18, 2020, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Where: Communitech Hub, 151 Charles Street West EBC, Kitchener, 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: How to Create a Successful Affiliate / Partnership Marketing Program
When: February 20, 2020, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Where: TechPlace, 5500 North Service Road (Suite #801), Burlington, 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 keynote 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: Social Media for Small Business – Instagram
When: February 25, 2020, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Milton Education Village 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: Feb Sales & Marketing Peer-to-Peer: B2B Sales Fundamentals
When: February 12, 2020, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Where: 175 Longwood Rd. S., Hamilton, ON
We want to invite you and your business associates to join us at the Guelph Business Networking lunch. Darryl and Bonnie are very involved in community and business and are Master Networkers. They run several very successful networking events and are always willing to assist others in building their businesses by networking with like-minded small business people.
Event: Guelph Business Networking
When: February 11, 2020, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Where: Fionn MacCool’s, 494 Edinburgh Rd S Guelph, ON
Innovate Niagara is a member of the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs, a network of regional and provincial not-for-profit organizations that deliver services and programs to help entrepreneurs succeed.
Event: Market Intelligence Workshop with MaRS
When: February 26, 2020, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: Innovate Niagara, 43 Church Street, #Suite 102, St. Catharines, ON
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: February 2020, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (Exact Date TBA)
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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