Small Business Events

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.

To view our current offering, please select an event from the list below to view the details. Registration is required and can be done online. If you have any questions about a particular event, please contact the Small Business Enterprise Centre at 905-356-7521 x 5130

Event Listing

  • * TripAdvisor Workshop: How to Create and Enhance Your TripAdvisor Presence * / May 29, 2019

    Description

    TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site and provides travelers with the wisdom of the crowds to help them decide where to stay, what to do and where to eat. This Workshop offers an in depth orientation on TripAdvisor, teaching small business owners how to optimize their profile and manage their reputation effectively.

    The following topics will be covered:

    • What is TripAdvisor and what are the benefits of using it for your business?
    • Step by step instruction on how to enroll in and/or enhance your TripAdvisor presence
    • Demonstrate the TripAdvisor tools available to business owners, including a case study
    • Step by step instruction on how to manage positive and negative reviews
    • Connecting customers to your TripAdvisor interface

    This workshop is ideal for small and medium sized tourism operators that are looking to grow their business online.

    Please bring a laptop with WIFI capabilities.

    When: Wednesday, May 29th from 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Where: Niagara Falls Small Business Enterprise Centre, 4343 Morrison Street, Niagara Falls
    Cost: $20

    Cost

    $20.00Space is limited
    DateSpace AvailableQuantity
    May 29, 2019(3 spots available)
  • Business Innovation Zone Mixed-Use Incubator (Information Session)

    Description

    This session will give you all the information about the SBEC's mixed-use business incubator (Business Innovation Zone), how to apply and the services it offers. Each session runs from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM @ 4343 Morrison Street.

    If you are interested in learning more about the Business Innovation Zone but cannot attend the seminar, please contact us for more information: biz@niagarafalls.ca

    Cost

    FREESpace is limited
    DateSpace AvailableQuantity
  • Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Self-Employment Seminar

    Description

    Led by a CRA representative, this seminar will discuss various topics of interest to self-employed individuals. The seminar will help you understand and navigate the tax system, thereby making it easier for you to meet your tax obligations.

    Some of the topics will include:

    • Common tax errors and financial benchmarks
    • Overview of revenue and expense concepts
    • General bookkeeping concepts and best practices
    • Information on CRA services

    When: Tuesday, June 18th from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Niagara Falls Small Business Enterprise Centre, 4343 Morrison Street, Niagara Falls

    Cost

    FREESpace is limited
    DateSpace AvailableQuantity
    June 18, 2019(15 spots available)
  • How to Write A Business Plan

    Description

    This seminar is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of the components in a business plan and get you on the path to business success. Each session runs from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM @ 4343 Morrison Street.

    Cost

    FREESpace is limited
    DateSpace AvailableQuantity
    April 25, 2019(12 spots available)
    May 23, 2019(12 spots available)
    June 27, 2019(12 spots available)
    July 25, 2019(12 spots available)
    August 22, 2019(12 spots available)
    September 26, 2019(12 spots available)
    October 24, 2019(12 spots available)
    November 28, 2019(12 spots available)
  • The A to Z Steps to Starting a Business

    Description

    The seminar will look at they key areas that you need to investigate before starting your business. Do I need a licence? If so, what kind. How do I register my business? What structure's are available to me? These topics, plus other considerations including zoning, taxes, employee regulations and many more will be discussed. Each session runs from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AMThis seminar is designed to go through the full steps to starting a business. Some of the topics that will be discussed include licensing, zoning, taxes, employee regulations, and a lot more! Each session runs from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM @ 4343 Morrison Street.

    Cost

    FREESpace is limited
    DateSpace AvailableQuantity
    April 4, 2019(12 spots available)
    May 2, 2019(12 spots available)
    June 6, 2019(12 spots available)
    July 4, 2019(12 spots available)
    August 8, 2019(12 spots available)
    September 5, 2019(12 spots available)
    October 3, 2019(12 spots available)
    November 7, 2019(12 spots available)
    December 5, 2019(12 spots available)
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