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Immigrant Business Expo - Waterloo Region

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Kitchener City Hall

200 King Street West

Kitchener, ON N2G 4G7

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Organized by New Horizons Media Inc, in collaboration with the Immigration Partnership, the 1st annual Immigrant Business Expo (IBE) in Waterloo Region is a one-day exhibition including workshops, marketplace and small business clinics assisting new immigrant and refugee business owners.

Date: September 21, 2019; 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Venue: Kitchener City Hall, 200 King Street West

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.

Activities:

  • 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

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Kitchener City Hall

200 King Street West

Kitchener, ON N2G 4G7

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