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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: January 7, 2020, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Spaces Queen West, 180 John Street, 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: Introductory Workshop: Digital Marketing
When: January 7, 2020, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 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: Small Business Network: From Idea to Implementation
When: January 7, 2020, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Where: Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON
Connecting Toronto’s startup community of entrepreneurs, visionaries, hustlers, disruptors, hackers and incurable risk-takers!
Event: Growth Hacking Crash Course with The Startup Coach
When: January 11, 2020, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 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 – January 2020
When: January 13, 2020, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: RBC Waterpark Place, 88 Queens Quay West, 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: RIC Centre Startup Bootcamp
When: January 15, 2020, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 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: Small Business Tools 101
When: January 17, 2020, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Where: 41 George St S – West Tower Boardroom 2E, 41 George Street South, Brampton, ON
Each SalesTO is designed for Toronto technologists to learn how to improve their selling and connect with other industry professionals. Panel discussions consist of a diverse selection of leading sales people from Toronto technology companies, big or small.
Event: TechTO Sales – January 2020
When: January 20, 2020, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: OneEleven, 325 Front St W · Toronto, ON
FREE digital skills workshops for Ontario’s small main street businesses, from Ontario BIA Association, Digital Main Street, and Camp Tech.
Event: Social Media for Small Business: Online Webinar
When: January 22, 2020, 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
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: January 29, 2020, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Where: 5100 Yonge St., Lower Floor, Committee Room 2, North York Civic Centre, North York, Ontario
Whether you are starting or growing a small business, or just thinking about it, the Mississauga Business Enterprise Centre (MBEC) can help you.
Event: Canada Revenue Agency Information Session
When: January 30, 2020, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Central Public Library – 301 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W. (2nd Flr – Classroom 3)
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: 20/20 Roadmapping — Creating Space to Grow with Intention [Online Business Training]
When: January 14, 2020, 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Where: 200 king ST W, Kitchener, Ontario
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: Intro to User Experience (UX) Design – Waterloo
When: January 25, 2020, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where: Faire, 165 King St W, Kitchener, 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: Communitech Hub Tour
When: Thursdays of January 2020, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Communitech Hub, 151 Charles Street West, 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 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: Silicon Halton Day @ MEVIC
When: January 3, 2020, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 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: Accelerating Innovation through AI
When: January 23, 2020, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Where: TechPlace, 5500 North Service Road (Suite #801), Burlington, 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: Social Selling the LinkedIn Way!
When: January 17, 2020, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Where: 175 Longwood Rd. S., Hamilton, 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: Women in STEM
When: January 31, 2020, 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Where: Rodman Hall Art Centre, 109 Saint Paul Crescent, St. Catharines, 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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