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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!
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: UX Principles
When: November 4, 2019, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: 460 King St. West, Toronto, ON
Connecting Toronto’s startup community of entrepreneurs, visionaries, hustlers, disruptors, hackers and incurable risk-takers!
Event: Social Media Workshop with The Startup Coach
When: Nov 5, 2019, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: Workhaus Commerce Court South, 30 Wellington Street West, 5th floor, Toronto, ON
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: Nov 5, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Spaces Queen West, 180 John Street, 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: Digital Marketing on a Shoestring Budget
When: November 5, 2019, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where: 455 Spadina Avenue, Suite 304, Toronto, ON
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: Social Finance Forum 2019
When: November 6, 2019, 5:00 p.m. – November 8, 2019, 3:30 p.m.
Where: MaRS Discovery District, 101 College Street, Toronto, ON
Price: $550 – $1,000
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: How to Create a Business Plan That Gets Results
When: November 6, 2019, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: Gore Meadows Community Centre & Library, 10150 The Gore Road, 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: Sales Workshop
When: November 7, 2019, 9:00 a.m.
Where: 2660 Speakman Drive, Mississauga, ON
Toronto Public Library provides free and equitable access to services which meet the changing needs of Torontonians.
Event: Structuring Your Business to Enable Growth
When: November 7, 2019, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street, 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!
When: November 16, 2019, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Where: Welcome Centre Immigrant Services, 9325 Yonge Street #31a, Room 117, Richmond Hill, 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 & Afterparty – November Edition
When: November 18, 2019, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: RBC Waterpark Place, 88 Queens Quay West, 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: Marketing Boot Camp
When: November 21, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Where: 5100 Yonge Street, Economic Development & Culture – Enterprise Toronto Office, North York, 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: Women’s Entrepreneur Event
When: November 28, 2019, 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Where: Civic Centre – 300 City Centre Dr. Mississauga, 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: Startup Business Basics- Cambridge
When: November 6, 2019, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Where: 50 Dickson ST, Cambridge, Ontario
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: Building a Sales Partnership Strategy with Mike Stankowitsch from Axonify
When: November 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Where: 151 Charles Street West EBC, 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: Augmented Reality for Business and for Good
When: November 26, 2019, 5:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Where: IDYVO Gallery, 100 Bronte Road Unit 10, Oakville, 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: Hi5 Pitch Competition Fall 2019
When: November 26, 2019, 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: The Marquee, Sheridan College, 1430 Trafalgar Road, Oakville, 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: Mentorship Circle
When: November 1, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Where: 175 Longwood Rd. S., Hamilton, 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: How to Write A Business Plan
When: November 28, 2019, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.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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