Small Business Week in Peterborough & the Kawarthas
Celebrate small businesses in Peterborough & the Kawarthas during Small Business Week October 15-21, 2023 with local events hosted by our collaborative regional business support organizations.
Use #SmallBizWeekPtbo in your social posts to take part in the conversation online.
Small Business Week Events
Learn to Buy, Sell, or Transition Your Business
Time: 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Location: Peterborough Golf & Country Club, 1030 Armour Road, Peterborough
Understanding Legal Business Structures in Canada
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location: Virtual Webinar
How to Sell in Canada: A Masterclass by Jonatan Morgenroth of Avansa
Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Location: Innovation Cluster, 270 George St. N., Third Floor, Peterborough
2023 Business Excellence Awards
Location: The Venue & Showplace Performance Centre, downtown Peterborough
PitchIt! Ideas Unleashed 2023
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Trent University Student Centre, 1680 West Bank Drive, Peterborough
Peterborough Mac & Cheese Fest
Peterborough Mac & Cheese Festival runs the month of October with 21 different mac and cheeses to try across downtown Peterborough restaurants. Taste them all and vote for the winner.
Tools & Resources
Connect with the Peterborough & the Kawarthas Business Advisory Centre for confidential one-on-one consultations, workshops, tools and resources.
Download the Small Business Toolkit, a step-by-step guide for aspiring and new business owners to walk through the process of taking ideas and making them a reality
Does your business operate in the Tourism sector, including culinary, hospitality, entertainment, agritourism, arts & culture, live music and accommodation? Peterborough & the Kawarthas Tourism offers a comprehensive overview of industry resources.
Find the financing solution for your business through Community Futures Peterborough.
Discover more about business loans and programs available to businesses.
Set yourself up for success to build, launch, or scale up your tech startup through Innovation Cluster’s core programs.
Find resources, financial assistance, job boards and more through the Peterborough and the Kawarthas Chamber of Commerce Resource Hub