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British Columbia and Cross-Border Business Owners Invited to 2013 Small Business Expo, Feb 13 in Vancouver.

2013 Small Business Expo   Government Programs   Feb 13   Vancouver
By: Elliott Smith
If you own a small business in British Columbia, or do business in the province,  you’re invited to the 2013 Small Business Information Expo being hosted by the Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME), Pubic Works and Government Services Canada, Pacific Region.
Roundhouse Community Centre
The Small Business Information Expo is a free tradeshow that brings together various organizations and government departments that support small businesses. By attending the event, you will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with representatives from valuable programs, learning about the many services available to you.
What:               2013 Small Business Information Expo
Date:               February 13, 2013
Time:               9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Venue:             Roundhouse Community Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver, BC
Cost:               Free!
Register:          http://tpsgc-pwgsc1.fluidsurveys.com/s/2013_Small_Biz_Info_Expo/
Exhibitors include:
·       The Office of Small and Medium Enterprises
·       The Canadian Innovation Commercialization Program
·       Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
·       Canada Revenue Agency – SR&ED Program
·       Community Futures
·       Get Youth Working
·       National Research Council Canada – IRAP
·       Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
·       Service Canada
·       La Société de développement économique de la Colombie-Britannique
·       Small Business BC
·       Statistics Canada
·       Women’s Enterprise Centre
·       WorkSafeBC
·       More to be announced
The expo also features free drop-in educational panels, providing additional insight into resources for small business.
Panel topics (schedule to be announced shortly):

  • Government Support for Innovative Companies
  • How the Federal Government Can Assist Your Small Business
  • Other Sources of Support: Government-Funded Associations and Programs
  • Exploring Procurement through Different Perspectives

Click here to register!
If you have any questions about the event, please contact Walker Pautz 1 866 602 0403 at osme-bpme-pac@pwgsc-tpsgc.gc.ca . We look forward to seeing you on February 13!
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