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Small Business Summit 2024

Empowering Canadian SMBs with Innovation, Efficiency, and Growth

October 2024 – Metro Toronto Convention Centre

The CanadianSME Small Business Magazine proudly presents Small Business Summit 2024, "Empowering Canadian SMBs with Innovation, Efficiency, and Growth" as its guiding theme and subject of discussion this year. This summit stands as a testimony to the relentless spirit of small and medium-sized business owners and aims to fuel their drive further.

Exclusive offer for Latam Startups members

  • Get up to 15% OFF on exhibiting options at the Summit.
  • Showcase your business to a vast and diverse audience.
  • Connect with industry leaders, potential clients, and fellow entrepreneurs.
  • Benefit from workshops, seminars, and sessions geared towards your business success.
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Showcase your brand at Small Business Summit 2023

Amplified Exposure

Elevate your brand image among a targeted audience of industry leaders, prospective clients, and potential collaborators.

Networking Opportunities

Forge valuable connections, both with peers and bigger industry players. It's a rare convergence of Canada’s SME ecosystem, offering you unprecedented access to insights and partnerships.

Spotlight Your Innovations

Be it a revolutionary product, a unique service, or a game-changing business model, let the summit be the launchpad for your innovations.

Lead Generation

A captive audience means a higher potential for lead generation. Engage with interested parties, foster relationships, and turn conversations into conversions.

Global Perspective

While the summit celebrates Canadian SMEs, it also brings a global perspective. Understand where your business stands not just locally but on a worldwide scale.

Inspiration Galore

Engage with passionate business leaders, innovative ideas, and successful stories that can serve as a catalyst for your own growth journey.

Reserve your exhibiting space at CanadianSME Small Business Summit 2023

10 ft Premium Booth Space

Special Price – $2125

Unlock the potential of your small to medium-sized enterprise (SME) with our carefully curated package at the CanadianSME Small Business Summit 2023. Tailored to your needs, this package ensures a compact yet commanding presence at the Summit. We’ve put the focus on exposure, convenience, and value, aiming to enhance your visibility while ensuring a smooth, rewarding experience. Get ready to propel your brand forward in the most efficient and impactful way. Join us at the CanadianSME Small Business Summit 2023 for an unrivaled SME experience!

> Comfortable Booth Space: A 10×10 ft booth space equipped with a skirted 6ft table and 2 chairs for your use.

> Staff Badges: Up to 5 staff badges will be provided to facilitate your team’s participation.

> Lunch Tokens: 2 lunch tokens are included, with the option to purchase more if needed.

> Electricity: Your booth will have electrical access included in the package.

> Parking: 1 free parking spot is provided for your convenience.

> Editorial Coverage: Your brand will feature in an editorial in the CanadianSME small business magazine, enhancing your brand visibility.

> E-blast: CanadianSME will send out an E-blast to opt-in attendees promoting your offer.

> Email Interview: You’ll get a chance to further highlight your brand through an email interview published in the CanadianSME magazine.

> Roll-Up Banner: One 33×78 inches roll-up banner (worth $149) is included to help make your booth stand out.

> Podcast Interview: You’ll have an opportunity to share your brand’s story and insights on the Small Business Podcast. 

5 ft Booth Space $1275

This package is designed for SMEs seeking a compact yet effective presence at the Summit, with a focus on exposure, convenience, and value.

> Booth Space: A compact and comfortable 5 ft booth for showcasing your products or services.

> Furnishings: The booth will be equipped with a skirted 4ft table and a chair for your convenience.

> Staff Badges: Up to 3 staff badges will be provided to ensure your team’s access to the event.

> Lunch Token: One lunch token is included in the package. You have the option to purchase more if needed.

> Electricity: Electricity is included, facilitating the seamless operation of your booth.

> Parking: One free parking spot is provided for easy access to the venue.

> Editorial Coverage: You will receive editorial coverage in the CanadianSME small business magazine, amplifying your brand’s visibility among industry stakeholders. 

> Special Bonus: Secure your booth and receive a complimentary ticket worth $50 for the exclusive networking event from 5 pm to 6 pm after the summit!

4 ft Small Booth Space – $595

This package is ideal for SMEs that prefer a more compact presence at the Summit while still enjoying meaningful engagement opportunities and brand exposure.

> Booth Space: You’ll get a cozy 4 ft booth, perfect for intimate interactions and personalized brand promotion.

> Furnishings: Your booth will come equipped with a skirted round table, making your space attractive and functional.

> Staff Badges: The package includes up to 2 staff badges, ensuring your team has unrestricted access to the event.

> Lunch Token: One lunch token will be provided, and you’ll have the option to purchase extra tokens if required.

> Editorial Coverage: Enjoy exposure with editorial coverage in the CanadianSME small business magazine, a valuable platform to reach your target audience.

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The summit is a premier gathering designed for the Canadian SME community. It's a convergence of business leaders, industry pioneers, and innovative startups designed to facilitate knowledge-sharing, networking, and collaboration, all in one dynamic setting.

Based on previous years and the current interest, we anticipate around 3000 attendees, comprising a mix of industry leaders, emerging startups, and professionals.

The summit is renowned for its diverse audience. Attendees range from tech startups to established retail brands, finance professionals, and more. This diversity ensures rich networking opportunities.

The summit is scheduled to take place on October 23, 20223, at Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto. We chose this venue for its accessibility and the state-of-the-art amenities it offers. You can learn more about the Venue here: MTCC

Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC)
255 Front St W, Toronto, ON M5V 2W6
Phone: (416) 585-8000
North Building , Level 100

Booth reservation is streamlined for your convenience. Simply visit our website, navigate to the "Exhibitor Options" section, and fill out our comprehensive online registration form. Upon submission, our team will get in touch to confirm the details and finalize your reservation.

Our thoughtfully curated 4-foot booth offers ample space for branding and showcasing your products or services. This package includes a skirted round table, up to five staff badges for your representatives, a complimentary lunch token, and a special feature in the CanadianSME Small Business Magazine.

Our thoughtfully curated 5-foot booth offers ample space for branding and showcasing your products or services. This package includes a skirted round table, up to three staff badges for your representatives, a complimentary lunch token, electricity, free parking, and a special feature in the CanadianSME Small Business Magazine.

Our thoughtfully curated 5-foot booth offers ample space for branding and showcasing your products or services. This package includes a skirted round table, up to five staff badges for your representatives, a complimentary lunch token, electricity, free parking, E-blast to opt-in attendees, an email interview published in the CanadianSME magazine, roll-up banner, podcast interview and a special feature in the CanadianSME Small Business Magazine.

While the booth package comes with five badges, we understand that some exhibitors may need more. Additional badges can be acquired at a nominal fee. Please contact our exhibitor services team for assistance.

This unique opportunity allows your business to shine in our widely-read magazine. The feature will include an overview of your business, its offerings, and insights or anecdotes that can inspire our readership of budding entrepreneurs and established business leaders.

For the comfort of our exhibitors, additional lunch tokens can be acquired both in advance through our online portal or directly at the event registration desk.

We prioritize a professional and organized ambiance at our summit. While we encourage creativity, all booth displays should adhere to the guidelines set out in our exhibitor manual, which ensures a cohesive experience for attendees.

Enhance your visibility by leveraging our official event graphics and promotional materials. Share your participation on social media using our official event hashtag, #SMESummit2023, and connect with a wider audience.

Our dedicated exhibitor services team is always ready to assist. Reach out to them at [email protected] or contract 416 655 0205, and they'll be more than happy to address any concerns or provide further information.

Absolutely. We believe in a holistic experience. Exhibitors are encouraged to attend sessions and workshops, enriching their summit experience and gaining valuable insights.

Cmarketing Inc
2800 Skymark Avenue,
Suite 203, Mississauga,
ON. Canada. L4W 5A6

SK Uddin
+1 647 668 5785
[email protected]

Maheen Bari
+1 416 655 0205
[email protected]

Sultan Abdul S
Onsite event supervisor
+1 647 740 2778
[email protected]

Vanisha Singh
Media executive

Interior booth cleaning services (vacuum, dust, mop, wastebasket removal) are exclusive to the MTCC. Email: [email protected] Phone: (416) 585-8387 Fax: (416) 585-8388 Website: www.mtccc.com/order

Absolutely. We understand the impact of digital displays. However, it's crucial to adhere to the venue’s electrical guidelines, ensuring safety and preventing any electrical overloads. Please check if electricity is included in your booth package. 

To ensure a smooth setup process, Our general service contractor Robinson Show Services takes care of all shipping and customized booths. This includes preferred shipping partners, timelines, and other critical information. We will share their contact details in the exhibitor's manual. 

The general service contractor for the Small Business Expo 2023 is:

Robinson Show Services, Inc.
2066 Concession Road #3, Palgrave, ON L0N 1P0
[email protected]
[email protected]
Tel: 905-417-7789
Fax: 905-417-2244
Toll Free #: 855-905-0318
After-Hours Phone: 416-878-7766

CanadainSME does not provide Wifi/Internet. Wifi/Internet is exclusively provided by MTCC. 

Internet and telecommunication services are available from the MTCC on an exclusive basis.
To order: Visit www.mtccc.com/order
Phone: (416) 585-3596 / 416-585-8387
Email: [email protected]

Apart from booth interactions, we've curated special networking sessions, breakout sessions, and workshops. These are tailored to facilitate meaningful connections, collaborations, and potential business partnerships.

We offer a range of sponsorship packages, each providing a unique avenue for brand exposure and engagement. For a detailed breakdown, please get in touch with our sponsorship team or send an email to [email protected] or call 647 668 5785

While we make every effort to accommodate preferences, booth locations are generally determined by the package chosen, availability, and the order of registration. We assure you every spot offers visibility and engagement.

To ensure a seamless experience, booth setup can commence at 12 am on October 23, 2023. Our team will be on-site to offer assistance and ensure everything runs smoothly. 

if you are not planning for a custom booth, you can just bring in banners, flyers, and business cards early in the morning on the day of the event.

To ensure a smooth transition for all parties involved, we kindly ask that exhibitors commence dismantling from 5 pm on the event's closing day. Our team will be present to guide and assist as needed.

Certainly. If you prefer using your crew for setup and dismantling, they are welcome. However, they must adhere to the venue's safety protocols and guidelines, ensuring a seamless experience for all exhibitors.

The venue boasts ample parking space for all visitors, sponsors and exhibitors. More information can be found here: MTCC Parking

We understand that plans change. If you need to cancel your booth reservation, ensure you do so by October 15th, 2023 for a full refund. Cancellations after this period may be subject to certain fees.

Recognizing the importance of comfortable accommodations, we are working to create special discounts for our attendees and exhibitors. We will keep you posted. 

We encourage engagement and promotional activities. However, all items, especially those being distributed, should be in line with the event’s ethos and guidelines. It's essential to avoid items that may cause disruptions or safety concerns.

Please contact our general service contractor: 

Robinson Show Services, Inc.

2066 Concession Road #3, Palgrave, ON L0N 1P0
[email protected]
[email protected]
Tel: 905-417-7789
Fax: 905-417-2244
Toll Free #: 855-905-0318
After-Hours Phone: 416-878-7766

Food and beverage services are exclusive to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Our team can also provide guidance on food sampling requests as well.
To order: Phone: (416) 585-8144
Email: [email protected]

Serving fresh food or beverages may require prior permission and adherence to venue policies. It's advisable to check with our logistics team. You can email to [email protected] or call 416 655 0205

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