Hamilton Economic Development

Seminars & Workshops

The City of Hamilton’s Small Business Enterprise Centre is hosting the following business development training courses for anyone interested in learning about business.

10 Steps to Starting a Business – Free Session

Thinking of Starting a Business and not sure where to start?  Contact the SBEC to register for a FREE 10 Steps to Starting Your Business session.  Discover tools, resources and regulations you need to know when starting a business!  Pre-registration is required. Please contact the SBEC at 905-540-6400.

Date:  July 23, July 30, August 7, August 13, August 20, August 27
Time: 1:30pm-3:00pm

Business Planning

This Workshop provides guidance on writing a business plan for your small business.

Dates: TBD
Time: 9:30am-12:00pm
Workshop Fee: $45 plus HST

Marketing Strategies

This Workshop provides help on how to develop a marketing plan, develop a brand and promote business.

Dates: TBD
Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm
Workshop Fee: $45 plus HST

Bookkeeping & Taxation Basics

In this workshop you will learn good reasons for keeping good business records and the fundamentals of a bookkeeping system.

Dates: TBD
Time: 9:30am-12:00pm
Workshop Fee: $45 plus HST

Attend ALL THREE (Business Planning, Marketing & Bookkeeping) WORKSHOPS for “quick-to-learn, quick-to-use” business basics at a low cost of $125 plus HST

Location: Small Business Enterprise Centre, City Hall, 71 Main Street West, Main Floor
Registration: 905-540-6400 or e-mail mail@hamiltonsmallbusiness.ca. Pre-registration is required to reserve seat.




Ranked Canada's most diversified economy, home to Canada's busiest multi-modal cargo airport, the busiest port on the Canadian Great Lakes, and centrally located within a one hour drive to Toronto, Waterloo and the Niagara/US Border, Hamilton is at the center of it all. With two internationally renowned post-secondary institutions in the city (surrounded by 23 other), a diverse and learned workforce and both ample greenfield and urban sites upon which to build, we're ready for your investment.

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