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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…

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…

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…

Financing 101 with Futurpreneur and BDC

About this event: Location: Online. Futurpreneur has been fueling the entrepreneurial passions of Canada’s young enterprise for two decades. They are the only national, non-profit organization that provides financing, mentoring, and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18-39. BDC is a Crown corporation…

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…

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…

Understanding Financial Statements for Small Business Owners

About this event: Location: Online. 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…

Building a Sustainable Brand 101

Set up for success and build a sustainable brand from the get-go, or learn how to tweak your current image and remain recognizable. Location: Online. Join our free webinar with Mandy Strang from Third Gen Design and learn how to set your business up…

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,…

Incubators: How Business in the Streets Can Help Your Business

About this event: Location: Online. This webinar series aims to inform about incubators and accelerators and shines a spotlight on Business in the Streets (BITS). BITS helps emerging young entrepreneurs, aged 18 to 34, that come from underserved communities by providing access to entrepreneurial…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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

About this event: 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…

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…

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…

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…

E-Commerce for Canadian Exports

Location: Online. E-commerce is transforming the landscape for Ontario food suppliers, allowing them to reach a larger, more diverse audience. The US is the largest and most accessible market for Ontario suppliers and for Ontario online retailers selling across the boarder is a logical…

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…

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…

Maximizing Your Business: How to Manage Your Cash

Location: Online. This financial literacy webinar will help you to review and change your cash management practices. You will learn how to spend less cash to operate the business. By the end of the presentation, you will be able to project and analyze the…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Progress With IP: IP Strategy

Event location: Online. What is an IP strategy and how do I create one for my business? In this live presentation, you'll learn the basics of IP Strategy. We'll explain why it is important to have a plan for your IP, the relationship between…

How to Start a Food Business: A General Overview

Location: Online: Delivered by Michael Wolfson, the City of Toronto's Food & Beverage Sector Specialist, this webinar will show you the practical steps to take to develop your food business in Toronto. You will learn about evaluating your food business idea; finding a market…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Canadian Food Safety Requirements

Location: Online. Join the Government of Ontario, in collaboration with NSF International - the Public Health and Safety Organization, for a free webinar that will provide an overview of Canadian Food Safety requirements; local to national regulations. The presentation will focus on traceability, including some…

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…

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…

10 Steps to Starting a Business Webinar (Live Online Event)

Hamilton Business Centre, City Hall, Main Floor 71 Main Street West, 1st Floor City Hall, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Please note this is a live virtual event hosted via Zoom. This free session is a starting point for anyone thinking of opening a business. Some of the topics covered include: Registration is required. If you are running late or unable to attend, please…

Reach Customers Online With Google

Location: Online. About this event: Learn how your business can be found online with Google. This workshop explains how Google Search works and how you can improve a website's visibility with Search Engine Optimization (SEO). The session also introduces products like Google Business Profile,…

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…

Progress With IP: IP Abroad

Event location: Online. What should I know about protecting my IP in another country? In this live presentation, you'll learn the basics of protecting your IP outside Canada. We'll explain the importance of protecting your IP in countries where you plan on doing business,…

Setting your Business up for Success: Quickbooks 101

Location: Online. Join us for an empowering presentation on "Setting your Business up for Success: Quickbooks 101" Learn the essentials for seamless financial management tailored to your business. Explore key features and gain insights into: Why Attend? Beyond mastering QuickBooks Online, discover how Your…

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:

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…

Designing The Next Big Leap in Your Business

Location: Online (Zoom). Ready to leap into success? Join special guest speaker Jenn Hudder in our upcoming workshop, "Designing the Next Big Leap In Your Business." This hands-on session is not just about strategies; it's a journey of self-discovery and business evolution. Throughout the…

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…

Getting Started with Intelectual Property (IP): Why is IP Important?

Event location: Online. Innovation starts with an idea - your idea. Are you developing your idea into something tangible such as building a brand for your business or creating a product to sell? If so, then you need to know about intellectual property (IP).…

Progress With IP: IP Commercialization

Event location: Online. What is IP commercialization and how can I convert my IP assets into money? In this live presentation, you'll learn the basics of IP commercialization. We'll explain what you should consider before commercializing your IP, the different ways to turn your…

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…

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 Write a Business Plan Workshop Series

Location: Online. During this webinar series that runs over three consecutive weeks, entrepreneurs will learn the importance of developing a strong business plan and what one needs to do to craft their own. Focusing on the Business Model Canvas, you will learn how to…

Canadian Food Labelling Regulations

Location: Online. Join the Government of Ontario in collaboration with the Public Health and Safety Organization (NSF) for a free webinar providing an overview of the Canadian Food Labelling Regulations. All mandatory labelling elements will be discussed including ingredient lists, allergen statements, Nutrition Facts,…

How to Borrow Money from your Bank: Considerations Before Conversation

Presented by FirstOntario Credit Union, Small Business Services. In this session, we will be discussing: Please note: This session will be delivered virtually. A Zoom invitation link will be sent to you in the registration confirmation email. Please be sure to check your email after…

Scaling Up Sustainably

Location: Online. Every small business owner wants to grow their business. However, not everyone knows how. More importantly, sustainable business owners seek out ways to grow their small businesses in a way that promotes the longevity of their business and perpetuates continuous growth. This…

Legal Foundations for Small Business 101

Location: Online. Delivered by one of the world’s leading trademark lawyers, this webinar will provide you with an overview of the legal foundations all small business owners and entrepreneurs should understand. You will learn about liability and its impact on business structure; contracts and…

Access To Professionals (Accounting): Virtual Sessions

Hamilton Business Centre, City Hall, Main Floor 71 Main Street West, 1st Floor City Hall, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Are you looking for business accounting advice? When running your own business, you do it all. But when it comes to your finances, it may be a good idea to consult an accounting expert for help and advice especially if you’re just starting your venture.…

Getting Started with IP: Why is IP Important?

Event location: Online. Intellectual property (IP) rights can help unlock the value of your idea, but what exactly is IP and why is it important? In this live presentation, you'll learn what patents, trademarks, industrial designs, and copyrights are. We'll explain how these rights…

Accounting for Non-Profits: Understanding Financial Statements

Location: Online. 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…

How to Start a Beauty or Fashion Business

Location: Online. Delivered by one of the world's leading trademark professionals and an esteemed lawyer in fashion and branding, this webinar will provide you with an overview of the practical steps needed to develop your fashion and/or beauty business in Toronto. You will learn…

Getting Out of Your Own Way

Location: Online. Explore your business potential - join the "Getting Out of Your Own Way" workshop with Jenn Hudder. Ready to shine a light on your business blind spots? Delve into the keys to growth and self-awareness in this enlightening workshop. Reserve your spot…

Social Media for Your Business

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. Not understanding how to use social media effectively can leave you overwhelmed and ultimately hurt your bottom line as your…

How to Master Email Marketing for Your Small Business (Webinar)

Delivery: Online. Email marketing is an underused but incredibly valuable marketing tool for small businesses. In fact, it has the highest return on investment (ROI) of any form of marketing, earning owners an average of $36 for every $1 spent.  A solid email marketing…

T1 General Small Business Tax Literacy Seminar (Virtual)

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…

Pricing Sweet Spot Workshop: Master Your Service Pricing!

Struggling with pricing your services effectively?Join special guest speaker Jenn Hudder for an insightful workshop where we'll dive deep into the art of pricing strategies. From understanding your value proposition to decoding customer perceptions, we'll tackle common challenges together and uncover the secrets to setting…

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…

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:

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…

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…

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…

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…

Succession Planning: Preparing Today for Tomorrow

Do you have a succession plan in place? According to a 2023 CFIB study, only one in ten small business owners have a formal succession plan. Unfortunately, many discover the importance of succession planning too late, leading to delayed retirements, businesses being sold in less-than-ideal…

Financial Survival for Entrepreneurs

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 for seeking…

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…

Access To Professionals (Accounting): Virtual Sessions

Hamilton Business Centre, City Hall, Main Floor 71 Main Street West, 1st Floor City Hall, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Are you looking for business accounting advice? When running your own business, you do it all. But when it comes to your finances, it may be a good idea to consult an accounting expert for help and advice especially if you’re just starting your venture.…

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…

Understanding Financial Statements for Small Business Owners

About this event: Location: Online. 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…

Getting Started with IP: Patents

Event location: Online. What are patents? What can they protect and what do I need to know if I'm thinking of protecting my invention in Canada? In this live presentation, you'll learn the basics of patents. We'll explain what patents can protect, important considerations…

Keeping Customers Happy with Consumer Protection Ontario

Are you starting your business but unsure what type of contract to use? Not sure how to deal with consumer complaints and stay compliant with the law? Join Consumer Protection Ontario to learn how Ontario consumer protection laws affect your business and what to…

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…

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…

T1 General Small Business Tax Literacy Seminar (Virtual)

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…

Mental Health for Small Business: Where, Why, and How

Mental health is critically important to small business development. From finding balance as you start out on your own to discovering how to incorporate best practices to encourage mental health and wellness for your employees, it is as important as ever to consider mental…

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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