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2018 Vancouver Small Business Information Expo

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Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre

181 Roundhouse Mews

Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W3

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Connecting Business and Government Support Services

What: 2018 Vancouver Small Business Information Expo (SBIE)

When: Tuesday January 30, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Where: Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre

WHY: The SBIE will feature a tradeshow which will give you the opportunity to speak face-to-face with experts from over 50 support programs who provide valuable resources to small businesses. Interested in learning about how government support programs can help your business and your clients? Please join us!

In addition to the tradeshow portion of the Expo, you will have the chance to attend FOUR free educational panel sessions created for current and prospective small business owners!

Innovation Lightning Round 9:00 – 9:30 am

  • Rapid-fire presentations of programs which support R&D of innovative goods and services with combined annual contributions of ~$100 million in direct funding and $3.3 billion in indirect funding

Selling to Government 10:00 – 11:00 am

  • Interested in selling to the public sector? This panel brings together purchasing specialists from different levels of government who will help you understand the processes for government contracting.

Labour Market Potential 12:30 – 1:30 pm

  • Are you searching in the right places for great employees with the right skills and abilities? This panel will feature programs which support both employees and employers to fulfill their potential and deliver high value to your customers.

Access to Financing 2:00 – 3:00 pm

  • Looking for sources of capital? Want us to show you the money? This panel will bring together government representatives who will provide you with information on various financing (loans & grants) programs and resources available to your business.

To promote accessibility, sign language interpretation (ASL - English) will be available on-site. Please indicate with your registration if you will need this service.

**Please note that seating at the panel sessions is limited, and on a first-come, first-serve basis.**


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