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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: June 5, 2018, 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: June 5, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: Workhaus Commerce Court South, 30 Wellington Street West, 5th floor, Toronto, ON
We’re a technology & design school with an agency-style environment that focuses on real client projects in UX/UI design, web development & digital marketing. More than that, we’re a family. A community. A collection of the brightest minds in the industry, coming together to develop the next generation of digital professionals.
Event: RED Talks: Growth Marketing in Tech
When: June 6, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: 462 Wellington Street West, #101, Toronto, ON
As the Entrepreneur and Innovation Hub for Mississauga, Brampton, and Caledon, the RIC Centre offers a comprehensive range of support services to entrepreneurs for free, including mentorship and advisory services, hands-on workshops, and networking events.
Event: RIC Centre Startup Bootcamp
When: June 6, 2018, 8:30 p.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Where: 2660 Speakman Drive, Mississauga, 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: June 6, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: 455 Spadina Avenue, Suite 304, 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: HTML & CSS for Beginners: Learn to Build a Multi Page Website From Scratch
When: June 9, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where: Canada Learning Code HQ, 129 Spadina Avenue, 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 & Afterparty – June Edition
When: June 11, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: RBC WaterPark Place Auditorium, 88 Queen’s Quay West, Toronto, ON
Toronto Public Library provides free and equitable access to services which meet the changing needs of Torontonians.
Event: Online Marketing
When: June 16, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Where: 496 Birchmount Road, Toronto, ON
MarketingTO is the newest TechToronto event that brings 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. Attend MarketingTO to be inspired, learn about how to transcend traditional boundaries to encourage collaboration and new partnerships, and uncover strategies to accelerate your business growth.
When: June 19, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: MaRS Discovery District, 101 College Street, 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: Email Marketing Boot Camp Webinar
When: June 22, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
HackerNest Tech Socials are a fun, relaxed way to connect with your local tech community. Atmosphere: chill, friendly, unpretentious, agenda-free (no sales pitch), and brimming with Ultra Smart People.
Event: HackerNest Toronto June Tech Social
When: June 25, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Where: 207 Queen’s Quay West, Suite 600, 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: June 26, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: BrainStation Toronto, 460 King Street West, Toronto, 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
When: June 5, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Where: 65 Arthur St., Elmira, ON
The Waterloo Region Small Business Centre, located at Kitchener City Hall, encourages and contributes to the enterprising spirit and economic vitality of our community by assisting entrepreneurs with the development of new or existing businesses.
When: June 14, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: 200 King Street 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: Data Hub Sessions: Building Analytics From the Ground Up at High-Growth, Data-Driven Companies
When: June 20, 2018, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Velocity is a leading entrepreneurship program at the University of Waterloo, and the largest free startup incubator in North America. From idea to product creation to commercialization, Velocity is committed to providing the knowledge, tools, space and network that startups and entrepreneurs need for success.
Event: How to Find Your Customers Online
When: June 20, 2018, 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, 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: Getting Started with Coding
When: June 2, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Iroquois Ridge Community Centre, 1051 Glenashton Drive, Oakville, ON
HalTech is the leading source of support and personal services for tech and advanced manufacturing entrepreneurs in Halton. They assist Halton’s entrepreneurs and technology companies with developing their ideas and commercializing their products/services as well as establishing and expanding their businesses.
Event: Haltech Meetup: ScaleUp Espresso – a CEO Journey
When: June 8, 2018, 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Where: Haltech Hub @ TechPlace, 5500 North Service Rd., Burlington, ON
Software Hamilton covers the Hamilton, Ontario technology and startup community.
Event: TechCity Innovation Cluster Conversation
When: June 1, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: 1 James Street North, Hamilton, ON
Join us on June 2nd at McMaster Innovation Park to gain insight from our speakers, network with others, and learn more about the wonderful world of WordPress!
Event: WordCamp Hamilton 2018
When: June 2, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Where: 175 Longwood Rd S, Hamilton, 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: B2B Social Selling The LinkedIn Way
When: June 13, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Where: 175 Longwood Rd S, Hamilton, ON
Innovation Guelph is building prosperity for community wellbeing by providing mentorship and business support programs and services to help innovative enterprises start, grow and thrive.
Event: Rhyze Award Pitch Night
When: June 14, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: Innovation Guelph, 111 Farquhar St. 3rd Floor, Guelph, ON
Innovate Niagara connects innovators to the people and programs required to bring their innovations to market through a suite of in-house programs, resource partners, and network of incubation facilities. Whether you are a startup or established business, we offer resources and support to help you start, grow, and succeed.
Event: Pitching to Investors
When: June 1 and 8, 2018, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Cairns Building, Room 207, Brock University, 1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way, St. Catherines, 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.
Event: Startup Drinks Niagara
When: June 27, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Where: TBA (Niagara, 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 for marketing your business – they have a seminar for you.
Event: The A to Z Steps to Starting a Business
When: June 28, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Where: 4321 Queen Street, Niagara Falls, 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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