Calendar of Events

  • BDC Small Business Week
    October 19-25, 2014

    Successful entrepreneurs focus on tried and true strategies to take their companies to the next level. They know there will be challenges on their path to creating and sustaining a competitive business. To prevail, they need the right preparation and a solid roadmap. That means fostering excellent customer and supplier relationships, applying sound financial management principles and hiring the best people. Join us and use BDC’s Small Business Week 2014—a time to celebrate and promote Canadian entrepreneurs—to go back to basics and reenergize your business.

    BDC Small Business Week is an annual celebration of entrepreneurship that the Business Development Bank of Canada has been organizing for 35 years. Each year, around 10,000 business people come together at events across Canada to learn, network and socialize. Conferences, seminars, information sessions, luncheons and trade fairs take place across the country.

    Check our website and interactive map to find out what’s happening near you.



  • EDC Webinar Series: How to Grow your Business through Exporting
    October 20-24, 2014

    Exporting to international markets represents great opportunities for growth, but it also comes with a lot of questions: how do you manage cash flow and financing? What are the risks? And where do you find information about specific foreign markets?

    EDC has prepared a series of three webinars: How to Grow your Business through Exporting. These free webinars will answer your questions and help you understand the risks and rewards of exporting to international markets.

    • Monday October 20: The World Next Door: Tips on Selling to the US.
    • Wednesday October 22: How to Piggy-back your Way to Exporting Success.
    • Friday October 24: Overcome Financial Hurdles and Get the Financing you Need.

    Find out how EDC and BDC can provide financing and insurance to support your export sales.

    For more information, click here.



  • Summit banner event bulletin

    This exclusive conference, B2B and Trade Show brings together Canadian and international companies of all sizes, government, and academia for two days in the nation's capital. Close to 1,000 participants–primarily C-suite executives and government officials–are expected to attend.

    Do Business. Network. Learn.
    Visit the website to learn more!