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
* Intellectual Property Panel (November 22, 2018)
Join us for this free event at Spark Niagara (4551 Zimmerman Avenue, Niagara Falls), with panel members from the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) who will speak to attendees about developing and growing your own IP policies. Audience members will also have a chance to ask questions of the panel members. A networking social will follow.
The Event will be from 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM at Spark Niagara (4551 Zimmerman Avenue), and free parking is available both in our back lot and on Zimmerman Avenue.
Our panel members and topics will include:
Holbeche Law I.P. Services - Application process and acquisition of rights
Marks & Clerk Intellectual Property Services - Licensing - Monetizing your Intellectual Property
Aitken Klee I.P. Litigation Enforcement and considerations with litigation
This event has now reached capacity
Business Innovation Zone Mixed-Use Incubator (Information Session)
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 @ 4321 Queen Street.
If you are interested in learning more about the Business Innovation Zone but cannot attend the seminar, please contact us for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Self-Employment Seminar
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
Please check back to see when the next CRA seminar will be held.
How to Write A Business Plan
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 @ 4321 Queen Street.
The A to Z Steps to Starting a Business
This 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.