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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!
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: Low Cost and No Cost Marketing Tools You Can Use to Grow Your Business Webinar
When: January 8, 2019, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Whether you are starting or growing a small business, or just thinking about it, the Mississauga Business Enterprise Centre (MBEC) can help you.
Event: 10 Steps to Starting Your Own Business
When: January 10, 2019, 6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
Where: Civic Centre, 300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga, ON
Price: $13.45 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 – January Edition
When: January 14, 2019, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: RBC WaterPark Place Auditorium, 88 Queen’s 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 Workshop on Growth Strategy
When: January 22, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: 2660 Speakman Dr., Mississauga, ON
Toronto Public Library provides free and equitable access to services which meet the changing needs of Torontonians.
Event: Selling Isn’t About Sales -It’s About Building Relationships
When: January 22, 2019, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: 145 Annette 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: January 22 & 29, 2019, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: Canada Learning Code HQ, 129 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, 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: SalesTO – January Edition
When: January 23, 2019, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: MaRS Discovery District, 101 College Street, Toronto, ON
The Toronto Enterprise Sales Forum is a community for B2B sales professionals involved in complex sales cycles. We provide an open and collaborative environment where you can share ideas, network with peers, and learn actionable insights for sales excellence and professionalism from successful sales practitioners and leaders. We do this through monthly sales talks that provide an opportunity for professional development and a platform for advancing modern sales techniques.
Event: Let’s Collaborate: Sales and Marketing Alignment
When: January 23, 2019, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: Shopify, 80 Spadina Avenue 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: Future of Marketing | Experts from Google, Uber, Shopify, SickKids P&G, SID LEE
When: January 24, 2019, 6:15 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: 460 King St. 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: Getting Started with CRM Software
When: January 29, 2019, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where: 455 Spadina Avenue, Suite 304, 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: January 29, 2019, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: Workhaus Commerce Court South, 30 Wellington Street West, 5th floor, 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: January 30, 2019, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Where: Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W., 2nd Floor, Committee Room 4, Toronto, 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: Story Telling for Sales with Mark Evans
When: January 15, 2018, 2019, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Where: 151 Charles St W #100, Kitchener, 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: Social Media and Digital Transformation for Small Business
When: January 30, 2019, 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: 50 Benjamin Rd, St. Jacobs, 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 for Early-stage Entrepreneurs
When: January 9 & 23, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Where: 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 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: Women in Tech Peer2Peer
When: January 22, 2019, 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Where: Beldini’s Italian Kitchen, 4045 Harvester Road, 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: January Sales P2P: Marketing Lessons with Orbis Communications
When: January 9, 2019, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Where: 175 Longwood Road South, Hamilton, ON
We’re a group of local WordPress developers, designers, and publishers who get together to share our knowledge and experience, and to meet other WordPress users in the area. The WordPress meetup is open to all who love WordPress — join us!
Event: January Meetup
When: January 24, 2019, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: CoMotion on King, 115 King St East · Hamilton, ON
When: January 16, 2019 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Where: Fionn MacCool’s, 494 Edinburgh Rd S., N/E corner of Stone and Edinburgh, Guelph, ON
The Business Centre of Guelph-Wellington is one of the largest and most prolific business hubs in Ontario. For nearly 20 years, we have added to the wealth and the diversity of our business community, one entrepreneur at a time.
Event: Digital Media – Ask The Professional Program for Small Businesses
When: January 31, 2019, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where: Business Centre Guelph-Wellington, 14 Macdonell Street, #Unit 100, Guelph, ON
Startup Drinks is a monthly networking event for Niagara Startups and those interested in the Niagara business community. Startup Niagara is a place for budding and seasoned entrepreneurs alike to gather, learn from each other and get access to invaluable resources and programming. They are entrepreneur-led and are committed to the long-term success and sustainability of our community.
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