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

  • 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 @ 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: biz@niagarafalls.ca

    Cost

    FREESpace is limited
    DateSpace AvailableQuantity
    May 10, 2018(12 spots available)
    June 14, 2018(12 spots available)
    July 12, 2018(12 spots available)
    August 9, 2018(12 spots available)
    September 13, 2018(12 spots available)
    October 11, 2018(12 spots available)
    November 8, 2018(12 spots available)
    December 13, 2018(12 spots available)
  • 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

    The seminar will be held at the Niagara Falls Small Business Enterprise Centre
    4321 Queen Street,Niagara Falls, ON
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Registration is required

    This event is now at capacity - we have a waiting list in case of cancellations. To be placed on the waiting list, please contact 905-356-7521 x 5130

    Cost

    FREESpace is limited
    DateSpace AvailableQuantity
    June 12, 2018(0 spots available)
  • Components of Market Research

    Description

    This seminar will describe market research and marketing techniques that are critical to the success of your business. Marketing has many dimensions, including market research, customer service, advertising, targeting, packaging, pricing, and e-marketing. Investing in a good marketing plan will generate excellent returns and provide long-term benefits to your business. Each session runs from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

    Cost

    FREESpace is limited
    DateSpace AvailableQuantity
  • 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 @ 4321 Queen Street.

    Cost

    FREESpace is limited
    DateSpace AvailableQuantity
    June 5, 2018(12 spots available)
    July 3, 2018(12 spots available)
    August 7, 2018(12 spots available)
    September 4, 2018(12 spots available)
    October 2, 2018(12 spots available)
    November 6, 2018(12 spots available)
    December 4, 2018(12 spots available)
  • Starter Company PLUS Information Session

    Description

    The Starter Company PLUS program offers entrepreneurs starting a business with an opportunity to receive training, mentoring, and an opportunity to apply for funding up to $5,000.

    Join us to learn more about the program guidelines, eligibility criteria, and have any questions related to the program answered.

    The session will take place from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM at 4321 Queen Street (Niagara Falls Small Business Enterprise Centre). Registration is required.

    Cost

    FREESpace is limited
    DateSpace AvailableQuantity
    February 2, 2018(15 spots available)
  • The A to Z Steps to Starting a Business

    Description

    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.

    Cost

    FREESpace is limited
    DateSpace AvailableQuantity
    May 31, 2018(12 spots available)
    June 28, 2018(12 spots available)
    July 26, 2018(12 spots available)
    August 30, 2018(12 spots available)
    September 27, 2018(12 spots available)
    October 25, 2018(12 spots available)
    November 29, 2018(12 spots available)
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