Upcoming Program Activities

Keep up to date on Programs in the area.



A partnership between Invest Barrie, HBEC and ventureLAB, this intensive 12-week program favours exploration over elaborate planning, customer feedback over intuition and iterative processes over traditional structured business planning. You will learn about how to create an agile business through lean startup tools and methodologies.

The program is perfect for entrepreneurs starting a new business or considering pivoting an existing business.

Dates: Contact The Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre, hbec@georgiancollege.ca


Artrepreneur is a program designed to equip independent artists, arts administrators and creative entrepreneurs with vital business skills needed for success across all arts disciplines and industries.

Details: http://www.barrie.ca/Culture/Programs/Pages/Artrepreneur.aspx Contact: neeta.grover@barrie.ca


Upcoming Events

Sat 21

Youth Mentorship Meetings

Saturday October 21 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Organizer: Community Development Corp. (CDC)
Wed 25

Xcelerate Summit

Wednesday October 25 - Thursday October 26
Wed 25
Nov 22

Pros & Cons of Incorporating

Wednesday November 22 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Organizer: Community Development Corp. (CDC)
Nov 30

My Business Welcomes Everyone

Thursday November 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Organizer: Barrie Public Library

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