The Biggest Gathering of Canadian Small & Medium Enterprises

January 20,  2020 at Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada

CanadianSME Business Expo
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Be a part of the crowd as more than 3,000 business leaders, top executives and top Canadian SMEs gather at the CanadianSME Business Expo taking place on January 20th, 2020 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. This is an event that you don’t want to miss!


Informal discussions giving you the chance to share your interest and future plans.

New Partnerships

Connect with the right business partner and prospects. Maximize your product reach.

Great Speakers

How to transform your business as technology, consumer, habits industry dynamic changes.

Latest In Tech

Explore the latest innovative tech that covers a wide range of products, services and software applications.

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Targeted Sectors

Small Business Solutions


Lenovo Small Business Solutions is our way of giving your small business the big business treatment it deserves, through a comprehensive set of products, services, and solutions. 


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Randall Smallbone

President, CEO and Member of the Board of Directors at Astron Connect Inc.

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Paul Struthers

Executive Vice President & Managing Director of Sage


James Meddings

Deputy Minister, FedDev Ontario

Invest Ottawa

Mike Tremblay

President and CEO, Invest Ottawa & Bayview Yards

Derek Luke

CEO at Muse® by Interaxon Inc.

Carmine Cinerari

Carmine Cinerari

President at Sharp Electronics of Canada Ltd.

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Menelaos (Manny)

Chief, SME Stakeholder Engagement

Matt Tyrer

Matthew Tyrer

Technology Evangelist - Commvault SME

Diva International Inc. "The DivaCup"​

Carinne Chambers-Saini

CEO and Co-Founder Diva International Inc. Makers of "The DivaCup"

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Shiraz Siddique

Founder - Leverage Consulting

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Laurence Cooke

CEO - nanopay Corporation

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Jeff Dawley

Founder & President Cybersecurity Compliance Corp.

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Rick Moore

Forum Chair - MacKay CEO Forums

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Miki Velemirovich

President - Cargo Canada

Small Business Canada

Charlie Regan​

CEO- Nerds On Site

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Tahira Bharmal

Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer Mentors Consult

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Richard Toker

Branderos Account Director/Project Manager/Educator​

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Joel Sears ​

Branderos Creative Director/Copywriter/Educator

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Margo Crawford

President & CEO - Business Sherpa Group

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Nancy Wilson

Founder & CEO of the Canadian Women’s Chamber of Commerce & President, Novus Accounting

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Maria Locker

Founder & CEO of Mompreneurs®


Please note: The topics and timings may change in coming weeks.

8;00 am - 8:10 am

Welcome Remarks

Constitution Hall - 107

CanadianSME Business Expo Inauguration and welcome remarks 

8;10 am - 8:25 am

Keynote address

Constitution Hall - 107

Keynote address by the Small Business Minister 

8;25 am - 8:40 am

Keynote address

Constitution Hall - 107

Keynote address – Cisco Canada

8;40 am - 8:55 am

Keynote address

Constitution Hall - 107

Keynote address by Canadian Chamber of Commerce

9:00 am

Expo Inauguration

Constitution Hall - 105, 106, 107

Expo inauguration by Small Business Minister

9:30 am - 10:15 am

Panel discussion - Business Leadership

Constitution Hall - 107

How to be an inspiring business leader and grow your SME into a successful business.

10:15 am - 11:00 am

Panel discussion - Digital Transformation

Constitution Hall - 107

A high-level panel discussion on bridging the digital transformation gap in SMEs

11:00 am - 11:45 am

Panel discussion - Investment

Constitution Hall - 107

What makes a business investable? A high level discussion on making your SME fundable.

11:45 am - 12:15 pm


12:15 pm - 01:00 pm

Panel discussion - Technology For SMEs

Constitution Hall - 107

How tech is helping to streamline SMEs operations. And latest Tech trends in Canada.

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm


02:00 pm - 02:45 pm

Panel discussion - E-Commerce In Canada

Constitution Hall - 107

Future of retail in Canada, e-commerce trends and much more.

02:45 pm - 03:30 pm

Panel discussion - Women Entrepreneurship

Constitution Hall - 107

Top Challenges faced by Women Entrepreneurs.

03:30 pm - 04:15 pm

Panel discussion - Innovation

Constitution Hall - 107

Innovative strategies to reignite Canadian SMEs growth.

04:15 pm - 05:00 pm

Panel discussion - Social Media

Constitution Hall - 107

Innovative strategies to reignite Canadian SMEs growth.

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Showcase your brand at CanadianSME Business Expo​

Participating at the CanadianSME Business Expo is a huge benefit for your business on several aspects. For starters, it’s a great marketing opportunity along with building strong relations with company decision makers who attend these expos in the hopes of finding products and services that you offer. With attendees who include startups to Fortune 500 companies, the CanadianSME Business Expo is an event you do not want to miss out on.

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