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We host many different events throughout the month! The calendar below features events from organizations involved in the ONE Network Partners in Peel, including RIC Centre and the innovation community in Ontario.

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Website 101 – Getting Started with your First Website

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

In this webinar learn simple ways to create a website to grow your business.

Are you an entrepreneur or small business owner preparing to build a website? 

If you are a small business owner ready to design your first website or optimize your current website, this webinar will help you get started. Whether you plan to design it yourself or hire a professional, the information provided in this session will help you prepare your content and learn key strategies to increase traffic. Create an enjoyable experience for your visitors and increase your return on investment (ROI) through customer experience.

Attendees will learn website marketing best practices, trends, and techniques to create a website to build their business.

  • Learn how to save money & time when preparing to build your website.
  • Create a checklist of essential items to include in your website design
  • Learn various website platforms available to support a growing small business
  • Help your website be found by your audiences when searching online (SEO)
  • Find ways to capture and engage your visitors to convert them into customers
  • Discover ways to track performance using Google Analytics

Templates and handouts included.

Location:  Online

Attendees will receive an email with the Webex login prior to the start time. If you have any questions, please contact our events team at mbec.events@mississauga.ca / 905-615-4460

Presented by Laura Dunkley, Digital Marketing Consultant, Mississauga Business Enterprise Centre.

Laura has spent over 20 years as an entrepreneur. After selling her retail business in 2008, Laura worked as an independent communications consultant before joining the team at MBEC in 2017. Offering her extensive knowledge and expertise in the area of social media, digital marketing, and public relations, Laura has helped numerous entrepreneurs and small business owners develop communication strategies.

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Mississauga Business Enterprise Centre (MBEC), Economic Development, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Division, City of Mississauga, is your central source for small business information, resources and guidance.  mississauga.ca/mbec 

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RIC Centre Blog

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Startup Toolkit- Self Guided Courses

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Ideal: All entrepreneurs

Online courses to fit your needs so you can grow your company—fast. Self guided courses on Pitching to Investors, Introduction to Investment Readiness, Entrepreneurship 101, Introduction to Market Sizing, Introduction to Valuation, and B2B Sales for Founders.

MVP to Market

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Ideal: Entrepreneurs working on business model development and marketing strategy.

Applications for our MVP to Market fall cohort are now open. This 3 month program will is a mix of webinars, expert-led workshops, self-directed business activities, and peer networking to help you reach your next milestone.