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Ten Steps To Starting A Business

** Please note this is a virtual resource, no Zoom link will be sent. To access the resource and videos, please register using the form below and you will receive an email with a link to Ten Steps. Learn how to start a small…

Web Presence 101 – Ensuring Your Foundation Is Set (Webinar)

Delivery: Online. Join us to learn the fundamentals of your online web presence, and to make sure you are putting yourself in the best position possible! About this Event: Your customers are on the web. Having a strategy for your online presence allows you to…

How to Create Captivating Videos for Social Media (Webinar)

Delivery: Online. As social media continues to play a crucial role in connecting businesses with their target audience, creating captivating video content has become more important than ever. In this beginner-level webinar, you'll learn the ins and outs of creating compelling videos for platforms such…

Staying Secure Online: e-Commerce & Cyber-Security Awareness

Location: Online. Using the Internet to buy and sell goods/services has revolutionized how we do business. E-commerce is a valuable tool that can give your small business a competitive edge and help grow your revenue exponentially. However, going the e-commerce route also has its…

Ten Steps To Starting A Business

** Please note this is a virtual resource, no Zoom link will be sent. To access the resource and videos, please register using the form below and you will receive an email with a link to Ten Steps. Learn how to start a small…

Marketing Essentials for Small Business 101

Location: Online. About this event For any new business, growing your customer base is your top priority. Marketing is a critical piece of being found by your target audience, converting those prospects to customers, and keeping customers over the long term. This webinar will give…

How to Do Business with the Government of Canada

Delivery: Online (via WebEx) About this event: The Government of Canada purchases $22 billion of goods and services each year. This webinar provides key information about how to sell to the Government of Canada that will help you learn how to: The focus of this…

Ten Steps To Starting A Business

** Please note this is a virtual resource, no Zoom link will be sent. To access the resource and videos, please register using the form below and you will receive an email with a link to Ten Steps. Learn how to start a small…

T2 Corporation Tax Literacy Seminar

Delivery: Online Presented by the Canada Revenue Agency’s Liaison Officer Service Program The presentation is geared towards small incorporated businesses and will provide participants with the basic principles and resources needed to navigate the tax system. During the seminar, the Liaison Officers will:

Ten Steps To Starting A Business

** Please note this is a virtual resource, no Zoom link will be sent. To access the resource and videos, please register using the form below and you will receive an email with a link to Ten Steps. Learn how to start a small…

eCommerce 101: What, Why, and How (Webinar)

Delivery: Online (via ZOOM) More consumers than ever before are turning to online shopping for greater convenience, safety, and variety. About this Event: In this webinar, the Toronto Digital Service Squad will teach you the basic steps to setting up an online store. We will…

Facebook and Instagram Advertising on a Small Budget (Webinar)

Facebook and Instagram Advertising on a Small Budget (Online Event) About this event: Whether you have $5, $50, or $100 a month to spend on Facebook and Instagram advertising, you can still reach your target customers and clients. Discover some creative ways to do…

Understanding Financial Statements for Small Business Owners

Delivery: Online About this event: This financial literacy webinar will help to review and understand financial statements for small businesses. You will also be able to ask informed questions of financial professionals following this presentation. What you will learn: Join us to learn how…

Demystifying ChatGPT: Unlocking the Potential of AI Technology

Delivery: (Online) As ChatGPT becomes the new buzzword in technology, there's no denying the fear and concern about its potential to replace human work. Learn and embrace this cutting-edge tool that may soon become as commonplace as internet search, word processing and email. Join…

TikTok for Small Business (Webinar)

TikTok for Small Business (Online Event) About this event: TikTok has taken the social media world by storm. Sure, the video-sharing platform is full of funny pet videos and the latest dance trends, but it can also be a great place to engage with…

Service Canada: Free Hiring Platform & Other Supports for Small Businesses

Delivery: Online About this event Learn how to access Service Canada programs and services as an employer or a business. This session will include: Topic #1: Free Hiring Platform and other supports for businesses and workers www.Canada.ca for individuals, self-employed, employers, and businesses Learning…

Steppingstones of E-Commerce: Part 1 – Expanding into E-Commerce

Delivery: Online Explore how to maximize your online presence by leveraging an e-commerce solution. Get e-commerce ready with Digital Main Street! In an evolving digital world, e-commerce dependency is prominent and driving growth for small businesses. The series, Steppingstones of E-Commerce breaks down the state of…

T1 General Small Business Tax Literacy Seminar

Delivery: Online About this event Presented by the Canada Revenue Agency’s Liaison Officer Service Program This seminar is offered to owners of small businesses and self-employed individuals who need help in understanding their tax obligations. The presentation is geared towards unincorporated businesses and will…

Ten Steps To Starting A Business

** Please note this is a virtual resource, no Zoom link will be sent. To access the resource and videos, please register using the form below and you will receive an email with a link to Ten Steps. Learn how to start a small…

Ten Steps To Starting A Business

** Please note this is a virtual resource, no Zoom link will be sent. To access the resource and videos, please register using the form below and you will receive an email with a link to Ten Steps. Learn how to start a small…

Business Planning for Small Business

Delivery: Online About this event: This webinar is aimed at entrepreneurs in the early stages of small business development who are looking at various types of business models and trying to determine where to start. By the end of this presentation, you will understand…

Growth and Expansion: How to Best Grow Your Business

Delivery: Online This financial literacy webinar will help you determine when business expansion makes sense. It will also help you understand how to project growth and expansion for your small business. Lastly, after the presentation, you will know how to react when unexpected growth…

How to Efficiently Plan Your Content for Social Media

Social media is a powerful tool for small businesses, but it can also be overwhelming. This beginner-level webinar will teach you how to create a content plan that will help you stay organized and on top of your social media efforts. You'll learn how…

Insurance for Small Business

Delivery: Online This informative webinar will provide you with working knowledge of small business insurance, demystifying all the jargon. It will also enable you to ask the right kinds of questions from insurance professionals. What you will learn: Join us to learn all about…

Ten Steps To Starting A Business

** Please note this is a virtual resource, no Zoom link will be sent. To access the resource and videos, please register using the form below and you will receive an email with a link to Ten Steps. Learn how to start a small…

How to Start an Ethnic Food Business: Opportunities & Challenges

Delivery: Online This webinar will show you the practical steps to take to develop your ethnic food business in the Canadian food market. You will learn about the landscape of the ethnic food segment in Toronto and surrounding communities; what the opportunities and challenges…

Ten Steps To Starting A Business

** Please note this is a virtual resource, no Zoom link will be sent. To access the resource and videos, please register using the form below and you will receive an email with a link to Ten Steps. Learn how to start a small…

The Importance of Paid Advertising in a Digital Space

Delivery: Online Advertising in the digital space can be complicated, especially with different ad formats, multiple platforms, budgeting, and running your own business! If you are not sure where to begin or are confused about what kind of ad to run, this session is…

Getting Money: What Lenders and Investors Want

Delivery: Online This financial literacy webinar will help you to understand how a bank or investor will evaluate your small business. By the end of the presentation, you'll have learned the steps necessary to get financial statements and business plans in order for presentation…

Ten Steps To Starting A Business

** Please note this is a virtual resource, no Zoom link will be sent. To access the resource and videos, please register using the form below and you will receive an email with a link to Ten Steps. Learn how to start a small…

Ten Steps To Starting A Business

** Please note this is a virtual resource, no Zoom link will be sent. To access the resource and videos, please register using the form below and you will receive an email with a link to Ten Steps. Learn how to start a small…

Optimizing for Search Engines-Understanding SEO Basics

Location: Online. Often you will hear about needing to optimize for search engines or SEO. But what is it, and how does it impact your digital presence? In this virtual, online webinar, the Digital Service Squad will explain search engine optimization and the best…

Financial Survival for Entrepreneurs

Location: Online. This financial literacy webinar will help you understand the management of growth and expansion of your small business. By the end of the presentation, you will be able to identify the key numbers to understand and monitor, as well as learning tactics…

Grow Your Small Business on Instagram (Webinar)

Location: Online. Grow Your Small Business on Instagram (Online Event) About this event: This intermediate-level workshop is for those that have already dipped their toes into the world of Instagram and are looking to grow on the platform. We’ll explore different ways small businesses…

Ten Steps To Starting A Business

** Please note this is a virtual resource, no Zoom link will be sent. To access the resource and videos, please register using the form below and you will receive an email with a link to Ten Steps. Learn how to start a small…

Ten Steps To Starting A Business

** Please note this is a virtual resource, no Zoom link will be sent. To access the resource and videos, please register using the form below and you will receive an email with a link to Ten Steps. Learn how to start a small…

Service Canada: Hiring Incentives and Assistance

Delivery: Online About this event Learn how to access Service Canada programs and services as an employer or a business. This session will include information on Hiring Incentives and Assistance: 1. Grants and Contributions: 2. Apprenticeship program 3. Temporary Workers Program Learning Outcome: New…

T1 General Small Business Tax Literacy Seminar

Delivery: Online About this event Presented by the Canada Revenue Agency’s Liaison Officer Service Program This seminar is offered to owners of small businesses and self-employed individuals who need help in understanding their tax obligations. The presentation is geared towards unincorporated businesses and will…

Ten Steps To Starting A Business

** Please note this is a virtual resource, no Zoom link will be sent. To access the resource and videos, please register using the form below and you will receive an email with a link to Ten Steps. Learn how to start a small…

Ten Steps To Starting A Business

** Please note this is a virtual resource, no Zoom link will be sent. To access the resource and videos, please register using the form below and you will receive an email with a link to Ten Steps. Learn how to start a small…

Social Media for Your Business (Webinar)

Delivery: Online (via ZOOM) Social media is an invaluable tool for today’s business, whether you are just starting out or have been established for years. About this Event: Not understanding how to use social media effectively can leave you overwhelmed and ultimately hurt your bottom…

Google Ads for Small Business (Webinar)

Location: Online. About this event: Search Engine Marketing can be a great way to ensure your business comes up in Google when your ideal customer is searching for you. Setting up Google Ads properly can be challenging though. This beginner-level workshop will walk you…

Marketing Essentials for Small Business 101

Location: Online. About this event For any new business, growing your customer base is your top priority. Marketing is a critical piece of being found by your target audience, converting those prospects to customers, and keeping customers over the long term. This webinar will give…

Ten Steps To Starting A Business

** Please note this is a virtual resource, no Zoom link will be sent. To access the resource and videos, please register using the form below and you will receive an email with a link to Ten Steps. Learn how to start a small…

Ten Steps To Starting A Business

** Please note this is a virtual resource, no Zoom link will be sent. To access the resource and videos, please register using the form below and you will receive an email with a link to Ten Steps. Learn how to start a small…

eCommerce 101: What, Why, and How (Webinar)

Delivery: Online (via ZOOM) More consumers than ever before are turning to online shopping for greater convenience, safety, and variety. About this Event: In this webinar, the Toronto Digital Service Squad will teach you the basic steps to setting up an online store. We will…

Business Planning for Small Business

Delivery: Online About this event: This webinar is aimed at entrepreneurs in the early stages of small business development who are looking at various types of business models and trying to determine where to start. By the end of this presentation, you will understand…

Inclusivity Business Resource Series: SWOBEN (Black Entrepreneurs Network)

Delivery: Online. About this event: Regardless of the stage of development of your business or idea, your industry, or your location within Southwestern Ontario, SWOBEN is here to help! Through our intake process and ongoing relationship, SWOBEN matches Black entrepreneurs with the right type…

Google Analytics 4 for Beginners

Location: Online. Are you ready to unlock the secrets of your website's performance and gain valuable insights into your online audience? Google Analytics is a powerful tool that can give you a deeper understanding of who is visiting your website, what they're doing there,…

How to Start a Fashion Business

Location: Online. About this event Delivered by the Toronto Fashion Incubator, this webinar will provide you with an overview of the practical steps needed to develop your fashion business in Toronto. You will learn about business planning, as well as regulatory requirements specific to…

WSIB: Laws & Regulations for Small Businesses

Delivery: Online. About this event: Workplace injuries are an important issue and can be costly for small business. Many employers do not understand their Health and Safety responsibilities and legal obligations. Please join Enterprise Toronto in this free webinar provided by Workplace Safety and Insurance…

Ten Steps To Starting A Business

** Please note this is a virtual resource, no Zoom link will be sent. To access the resource and videos, please register using the form below and you will receive an email with a link to Ten Steps. Learn how to start a small…

Ten Steps To Starting A Business

** Please note this is a virtual resource, no Zoom link will be sent. To access the resource and videos, please register using the form below and you will receive an email with a link to Ten Steps. Learn how to start a small…

Mental Health Support for Entrepreneurs

Location: Online. This webinar delivered by the Mental Health Commission of Canada will provide you with information and resources to better understand the mental health challenges faced by small business owners and entrepreneurs. This presentation will help you understand the challenges and benefits of…

Email Marketing for Small Business

Email marketing allows you to connect directly with customers and grow your small business. In this webinar, you will discover how to effectively use email to reach your target audience, create impactful content for your emails, and achieve your marketing goals. You will learn…

Why Financial Ratios Matter: How to Know if You’re Turning a Profit

Location: Online. This financial literacy webinar will show you how to calculate key financial ratios and understand the meaning of the calculations. By the end of the session, you will be able to interpret the results to become better managers of your small business.…

Ten Steps To Starting A Business

** Please note this is a virtual resource, no Zoom link will be sent. To access the resource and videos, please register using the form below and you will receive an email with a link to Ten Steps. Learn how to start a small…

Ten Steps To Starting A Business

** Please note this is a virtual resource, no Zoom link will be sent. To access the resource and videos, please register using the form below and you will receive an email with a link to Ten Steps. Learn how to start a small…

The Importance of Paid Advertising in a Digital Space

Delivery: Online Advertising in the digital space can be complicated, especially with different ad formats, multiple platforms, budgeting, and running your own business! If you are not sure where to begin or are confused about what kind of ad to run, this session is…

The Money Side of Business: Tools & Techniques for Managing Your Financials

Delivery: Online About this event: This financial literacy session will enable you to be able to use financial management tools to evaluate business and make informed financial decisions for your small business. What you will learn: Join us to learn more about the money…

How to Start a Food Product Business

Location: Online. About this event This webinar will show you the practical steps to take to develop your food product business. You will learn what to consider for your business plan; where to find funding, packagers, equipment, and ingredients suppliers; what you need to…

T1 General Small Business Tax Literacy Seminar

Delivery: Online About this event Presented by the Canada Revenue Agency’s Liaison Officer Service Program This seminar is offered to owners of small businesses and self-employed individuals who need help in understanding their tax obligations. The presentation is geared towards unincorporated businesses and will…

Ten Steps To Starting A Business

** Please note this is a virtual resource, no Zoom link will be sent. To access the resource and videos, please register using the form below and you will receive an email with a link to Ten Steps. Learn how to start a small…

T2 Corporation Tax Literacy Seminar

Delivery: Online Presented by the Canada Revenue Agency’s Liaison Officer Service Program The presentation is geared towards small incorporated businesses and will provide participants with the basic principles and resources needed to navigate the tax system. During the seminar, the Liaison Officers will:

Ten Steps To Starting A Business

** Please note this is a virtual resource, no Zoom link will be sent. To access the resource and videos, please register using the form below and you will receive an email with a link to Ten Steps. Learn how to start a small…

Optimizing for Search Engines-Understanding SEO Basics

Location: Online. Often you will hear about needing to optimize for search engines or SEO. But what is it, and how does it impact your digital presence? In this virtual, online webinar, the Digital Service Squad will explain search engine optimization and the best…

Insurance for Small Business

Delivery: Online This informative webinar will provide you with working knowledge of small business insurance, demystifying all the jargon. It will also enable you to ask the right kinds of questions from insurance professionals. What you will learn: Join us to learn all about…

Marketing Plan Execution

Executing a marketing plan involves a variety of strategies. Learn how to effectively implement these tactics to drive results and maximize your marketing efforts. Join Alyssa Milot of The Zen Strategy for a mastermind session including top low-cost and no-cost executions, digital marketing, and…

Access To Professionals (Business Legal): Virtual Sessions

Are you looking for business legal advice? When running your own business there are many legal issues you’ll need to consider. Whether it's how to best develop your business structure, protect your brand, review contracts, or deal with human resources questions. The Access to Professionals…

How to Create Captivating Videos for Social Media (Webinar)

Delivery: Online. As social media continues to play a crucial role in connecting businesses with their target audience, creating captivating video content has become more important than ever. In this beginner-level webinar, you'll learn the ins and outs of creating compelling videos for platforms such…

Understanding Financial Statements for Small Business Owners

Delivery: Online About this event: This financial literacy webinar will help to review and understand financial statements for small businesses. You will also be able to ask informed questions of financial professionals following this presentation. What you will learn: Join us to learn how…

Ten Steps To Starting A Business

** Please note this is a virtual resource, no Zoom link will be sent. To access the resource and videos, please register using the form below and you will receive an email with a link to Ten Steps. Learn how to start a small…

Ten Steps To Starting A Business

** Please note this is a virtual resource, no Zoom link will be sent. To access the resource and videos, please register using the form below and you will receive an email with a link to Ten Steps. Learn how to start a small…

Web Presence 101 – Ensuring Your Foundation Is Set (Webinar)

Delivery: Online. Join us to learn the fundamentals of your online web presence, and to make sure you are putting yourself in the best position possible! About this Event: Your customers are on the web. Having a strategy for your online presence allows you to…

Business Planning for Small Business

Delivery: Online About this event: This webinar is aimed at entrepreneurs in the early stages of small business development who are looking at various types of business models and trying to determine where to start. By the end of this presentation, you will understand…

Facebook and Instagram Advertising on a Small Budget (Webinar)

Facebook and Instagram Advertising on a Small Budget (Online Event) About this event: Whether you have $5, $50, or $100 a month to spend on Facebook and Instagram advertising, you can still reach your target customers and clients. Discover some creative ways to do…

Accounting for Non-Profits: Understanding Financial Statements

This financial literacy webinar will help you to understand the responsibilities of a non-profit board member in relation to the organizational finances. In addition, you will understand the financial statements of non-profit organizations by the end of the presentation. What you will learn: Join…

Canada Revenue Agency – Requirements for Incorporations

Join us for a comprehensive look at Canada Revenue Agency’s guidelines for incorporated businesses. Topics will include: common tax errors, demonstrations of how to use financial benchmarks for relevant industries, information on the CRA’s services, and general bookkeeping concepts and best practices.

Marketing Essentials for Small Business 101

Location: Online. About this event For any new business, growing your customer base is your top priority. Marketing is a critical piece of being found by your target audience, converting those prospects to customers, and keeping customers over the long term. This webinar will give…

Ten Steps To Starting A Business

** Please note this is a virtual resource, no Zoom link will be sent. To access the resource and videos, please register using the form below and you will receive an email with a link to Ten Steps. Learn how to start a small…

Ten Steps To Starting A Business

** Please note this is a virtual resource, no Zoom link will be sent. To access the resource and videos, please register using the form below and you will receive an email with a link to Ten Steps. Learn how to start a small…

Social Media for Your Business (Webinar)

Delivery: Online (via ZOOM) Social media is an invaluable tool for today’s business, whether you are just starting out or have been established for years. About this Event: Not understanding how to use social media effectively can leave you overwhelmed and ultimately hurt your bottom…

Canada Revenue Information Session – Tax Discussion (T1 Webinar)

Canada Revenue Information Session - Tax Discussion (T1 Webinar) The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) in conjunction with the Hamilton Business Centre will be hosting a free interactive session to discuss the following topics: Please note: This session will be delivered virtually. A Microsoft Teams invitation…

Getting Money: What Lenders and Investors Want

Delivery: Online This financial literacy webinar will help you to understand how a bank or investor will evaluate your small business. By the end of the presentation, you'll have learned the steps necessary to get financial statements and business plans in order for presentation…

AODA for Small Business

Delivery: Online. Accessibility is an important consideration for ensuring businesses can thrive. The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) is intended to reduce and remove barriers for people with disabilities so that Ontario can become more accessible and inclusive for everyone. Identifying,…

TikTok for Small Business (Webinar)

TikTok for Small Business (Online Event) About this event: TikTok has taken the social media world by storm. Sure, the video-sharing platform is full of funny pet videos and the latest dance trends, but it can also be a great place to engage with…

Ten Steps To Starting A Business

** Please note this is a virtual resource, no Zoom link will be sent. To access the resource and videos, please register using the form below and you will receive an email with a link to Ten Steps. Learn how to start a small…

Ten Steps To Starting A Business

** Please note this is a virtual resource, no Zoom link will be sent. To access the resource and videos, please register using the form below and you will receive an email with a link to Ten Steps. Learn how to start a small…

eCommerce 101: What, Why, and How (Webinar)

Delivery: Online (via ZOOM) More consumers than ever before are turning to online shopping for greater convenience, safety, and variety. About this Event: In this webinar, the Toronto Digital Service Squad will teach you the basic steps to setting up an online store. We will…

How to Start an Ethnic Food Business: Opportunities & Challenges

Location: Online. This webinar will show you the practical steps to take to develop your ethnic food business in the Canadian food market. You will learn about the landscape of the ethnic food segment in Toronto and surrounding communities; what the opportunities and challenges…

Creating Unforgettable Customer Experiences

Creating great customer experiences is essential for attracting and retaining customers. Learn strategies to exceed customer expectations and leave a lasting impression for your business with Ramona Gallagher of Business Basics Canada.

How to Do Business with the Government of Canada

Location: Online. About this event The Government of Canada purchases $22 billion of goods and services each year. This webinar provides key information about how to sell to the Government of Canada that will help you learn how to: A focus of this session…

Understanding Financial Statements

Are you a passionate entrepreneur looking to navigate your small business towards financial success with confidence? At our upcoming webinar, learn how to read income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements and more, even if you're not a numbers person! Discover how understanding…

Access To Professionals (Business Legal): Virtual Sessions

Are you looking for business legal advice? When running your own business there are many legal issues you’ll need to consider. Whether it's how to best develop your business structure, protect your brand, review contracts, or deal with human resources questions. The Access to Professionals…

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