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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

  • Arts & Culture Networking & Workshop - Grant Writing

    Description

    How to Write a Successful Grant ProposalWednesday, January 25 at 7 p.m.Niagara Falls Small Business Enterprise Centre4321 Queen Street(Across from City Hall)

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    Developing effective grant writing skills are essential to acquire competitive funding from government agencies and private foundations. Writing a successful grant proposal is a blend of art and science. It not only requires basic now how, but content knowledge, writing proficiency, research skills, creativity, patience as well as luck! This seminar will provide participants with the background necessary to develop a competitive funding proposal.

    Cost

    FREESpace is limited
    DateSpace AvailableQuantity
    January 25, 2017(20 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
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  • 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
    February 7, 2017(12 spots available)
    March 7, 2017(12 spots available)
    April 4, 2017(12 spots available)
    May 2, 2017(12 spots available)
    June 6, 2017(12 spots available)
    July 4, 2017(12 spots available)
    August 1, 2017(12 spots available)
    September 5, 2017(12 spots available)
    October 3, 2017(12 spots available)
    November 7, 2017(12 spots available)
    December 5, 2017(12 spots available)
  • Information Session (Business Innovation Zone)

    Description

    This seminar is an informative session on 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
    February 16, 2017(12 spots available)
    March 16, 2017(12 spots available)
    April 13, 2017(12 spots available)
    May 18, 2017(12 spots available)
    June 15, 2017(12 spots available)
    July 13, 2017(12 spots available)
    August 17, 2017(12 spots available)
    September 14, 2017(12 spots available)
    October 19, 2017(12 spots available)
    November 16, 2017(12 spots available)
    December 14, 2017(12 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
    February 23, 2017(12 spots available)
    March 30, 2017(12 spots available)
    April 27, 2017(12 spots available)
    May 25, 2017(12 spots available)
    June 29, 2017(12 spots available)
    July 27, 2017(12 spots available)
    August 31, 2017(12 spots available)
    September 28, 2017(12 spots available)
    October 26, 2017(12 spots available)
    November 30, 2017(12 spots available)
    December 21, 2017(12 spots available)
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