Master Card N>XT Developer Challenge 2014
MaRS Discovery District (www.marsdd.com) 101 College St Toronto, ON M5G 1L7
PREPARE TO BE THE N›XT BIG THING IN RETAIL. ON OCTOBER 4TH AND 5TH JOIN THE N›XT DEVELOPER CHALLENGE AND HELP MASTERCARD® BUILD A RETAIL REVOLUTION
The Retail Revolution is coming. And MasterCard N>XT is challenging developers to create the next big thing in retail. If you pioneer the most innovative idea over two days you could walk away with as much as $10,000.
ventureLAB invites you to learn about funding opportunities!
ventureLAB, Markham Convergence Centre
Are you an entrepreneur looking to learn about potential funding opportunities?
Join us on Tuesday, October 2nd at 8:30 a.m. for a light breakfast and panel, featuring presenters from national organizations offering different forms of funding. From grants to loans, options will be presented and discussed with an opportunity to ask questions and speak to the presenters at the end.
This session targets all entrepreneurs, with varying businesses and ages.
Attendance is FREE!
The Government Services for Small Business Information Fair and Workshop
Pearson Covention Centre, 2638 Steeles Ave E., Brampton, Ontario.
The Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) its government partners along with Brampton Research, Innovation, Commercialization (RIC) Centre and Brampton Economic Development Corporation are hosting a Goverenment Services for Small Business Informat
Businesses will have a unique opportunity to engage government officials, participate in various workshops, be informed about the Build in Canada Innovation Program and other federal innovation programs and learn about services available to support their business. All in one location.
Public Works and Government Services Canada
Canada Revenue Agency GST/HST Rulings
Canada Business Ontario
Office of the Privacy Commissioner Canada
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada
Office of the Procurement Ombudsman Canada
Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario
National Research Council Canada
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
Canada Revenue Agency- Scientific Research & Experimental Development Division
Business Development Bank of Canada
Ministry of Government and Consumer Services
Ministry of Labour
City of Brampton - Economic Development Office
Peel Region Research, Innovation, Commercialization Centre
Advanced Manufacturing Expo 2014 (AMExpo)
The International Centre Mississauga, ON.
Join hundreds of leaders from Canada’s manufacturing sectors at AMExpo September 23–24, 2014.
Advanced Manufacturing Expo 2014 (AMExpo) provides a platform for decision makers, production and quality engineers to interact with the latest technology and gain a competitive edge by applying high-productivity solutions to enhance manufacturing performance, efficiency and quality. Compare/source new technologies and products; maintain a competitive advantage; and learn what’s new and what’s coming in the industry. Promo code conf10 for a 10% discount.
York Region Fifth Annual Import/Export Conference
Novotel Vaughan, 200 Bass Pro Mills Drive, Vaughan
Join us at the York Region Fifth Annual Import/Export Conference to explore business opportunities under the new Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
Experts representing multiple facets of the international trade community will share their insight into how to access business opportunities beyond Canada’s borders.
Date: Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm Cost: $40 + HST
OBIO Executive Exchange Series: Understanding Angel Investors with Neil Klompas, CFO of Zymeworks
WebEx and Teleconference
OBIO Executive Exchange Series: Understanding Angel Investors with Neil Klompas, CFO of Zymeworks On, August 19, OBIO invites you to join us for this unique opportunity to hear from Mr. Neil Klompas, CA, Chief Financial Officer of Zymeworks. Since 2004
The Future of Advertising: Insights and Strategies for Small Business -YRBiz Series in Georgina
Salvation Army Jackson’s Point Conference Centre
8:00am - 1:30pm Part of the Business Innovation in Changing Times conference series.
Join us on June 24th for the YRBiz Series Future of Advertising conference in Georgina where you will hear from experts on how to market your business on a limited budget and discover next-generation advertising techniques to help you succeed in a competitive marketplace http://ow.ly/xCqFD Follow @YRBizSeries on Twitter for updates on this exciting event.
Igniting Entrepreneurship and Capital Flow in Ontario
Ontario Investment & Trade Centre, Toronto, ON
9:00am - 10:30am
This NFCA Breakfast Briefing event on April 16th is co-hosted together with the City of Toronto to discuss the proposed Crowdfunding exemption from various perspectives including legal, regulatory, investment as well as provide an industry update.
Women in Life Sciences
Fasken Martineau, 333 Bay St, Suite 2400, Toronto
Women in Life Sciences – Getting on Investors’ Radar [panel discussion] Apr 15th, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM @ Fasken Martineau
Join us for a morning of networking and breakfast hosted by BDC, EY, Fasken Martineau and RBC Royal Bank.
The breakfast will host an impressive speaker panel that will share their insights on how companies can get the attention of investors.
2014 Aspire Awards
Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Boulevard, Markham
Celebrate Markham’s top Young Professionals! Join us for the 2014 ASPIRE Awards
Apr 14th, 2014 - 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM @ Flato Markham Theatre
Our Young Professional’s Committee of the Markham Board of Trade is presenting their annual ASPIRE Awards at a networking reception on Monday, April 14, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Flato Markham Theatre. This is their only all ages event … if you want to connect business professionals under the age of 40, this is a great opportunity.
“Tracy Milner and Heather Condello - BrainFx
ventureLAB™ has been a bridge for BrainFx. The resources and mentorship have strengthened, challenged and reinforced the structure of our business. They have facilitated connections to people, funding and opportunities that we would not have known about or thought difficult to obtain. They have helped us look ahead farther than we had ourselves envisioned all while ensuring we feel well supported. The bridges ventureLAB™ has helped us build has ultimately accelerated our time to marker, widened our vision, created opportunities, and has helped us build strong foundations for our future growth.”