The City’s Business Growth Services help Toronto’s businesses meet everyday challenges and maximize opportunities through a variety of programs. These programs provide superior B2B opportunities and engagement to start-up, small, medium and large businesses.

Participate in year-round learning opportunities for entrepreneurs and small business owners.

  • Boot camp series – interactive on-line business programs relating to various subject matter such as business plan development, start-up financials, marketing, media and more
  • How to start a business series including food, construction, creative and consulting business sessions

Specialized content-driven forums and networking events:

  • Women’s Entrepreneurship Forum: Thursday, May 9th at Toronto City Hall (Chamber’s Commerce) 9:30am-4pm 
  • Small Business Forum: Wednesday, October 30th 2024 at Ceridian Hall – 8:30am-4:30pm
  • Business Financing Forum: February 2025, time and location to be confirmed

The City, in partnership with various business sectors, offers free Ask-the-Expert sessions at a Toronto Small Business Enterprise Centre:

  • Year-round programs
  • Timing: Half day to full day program sessions
  • Locations: Scarborough Civic Centre and North York Civic Centre