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

  • * Growing Your Business Online: Marketing Funnel Power Panel


    Do you need help building your business ONLINE?

    Join us for a free seminar at Spark Niagara, with panel members from Niagara's leading marketing firms. In addition to informative discussion topics; there will be an opportunity to ask any questions regarding your online growth. A networking social will follow.

    Topics discussed will include SEO, Web Traffic, Marketing and Social.

    The event is free, however registration is required

    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Spark Niagara
    4551 Zimmerman Avenue
    Niagara Falls, ON


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    March 14, 2019(20 spots available)
  • 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:


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  • 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.


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  • 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.


    FREESpace is limited
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    February 28, 2019(12 spots available)
    March 28, 2019(12 spots available)
    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


    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.


    FREESpace is limited
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    February 7, 2019(12 spots available)
    March 7, 2019(12 spots available)
    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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