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Immigrant Business Expo – Hamilton
November 23 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
About this Event
Organized by New Horizons Media Inc., in collaboration with the City of Hamilton and Mohawk College, the first annual Immigrant Business Expo (IBE) is a one-day exhibition including workshops and small business clinics assisting newcomer, refugee and immigrant business owners.
Date: November 23, 2019; 9:30 am to 2:30 pm
Venue: Mohawk College, The Joyce Centre for Partnership and Innovation, 135 Fennell Ave. W, Hamilton
Canada has a long and successful history of immigrant entrepreneurship. Many newcomers, refugees and immigrants aspire to own a profitable small business. However, there are specific challenges immigrants face when starting and operating a small business in the Canadian business landscape.
IBE aims to assist immigrants in navigating the sometimes complex requirements of operating a small business in Canada. IBE will connect them with government-funded and other community services and supports that help immigrants start or grow their own small businesses.
- Panel discussion by leading immigrant entrepreneurs
- Marketplace for immigrant-serving organizations and business service providers that support immigrants with starting a business in Canada
- Marketplace for immigrant entrepreneurs to showcase their businesses and services
- Workshops on business topics and resources
- Small business clinics with business experts and coaches
For more information and for exhibitor/sponsorship opportunities, please check out immigrantbusiness.ca.