Tradeshow Dos and Don’ts

Thinking of exhibiting your business at an industry tradeshow? Despite the proliferation of marketing options available to businesses, exhibiting at tradeshows is still an amazing way to attract new customers and raise the profile of your operation. The Importance of Getting it Right Fact is, exhibiting at trade shows can […]

Establishing Your Small Business: 5 Simple Strategies for Success

Simple gestures can have an everlasting impact. When coming of age film, Say Anything…, was released in the late ‘80s, few anticipated that a small scene in the final act would become so iconic. In a bid to win back his crush’s heart after some unfortunate events, Lloyd Dobler (John […]

Join Small Business BC for INSPIRE 2018 on October 1

Entrepreneurship exists where intelligence and creativity meet. All that’s needed is a little inspiration. Luckily, we’ve got just the right event for you! Small Business BC is thrilled to announce the return of INSPIRE, an event featuring an evening of networking, celebration and education taking place October 1, 2018 […]

Improve Your Supply Chain and Improve Your Bottom Line

Entrepreneurs are always looking for the next big efficiency that will save them money. Every advantage you can find, no matter how small, can make a huge difference to your bottom line. And, for a growing business, smoothing out the wrinkles in your supply chain will boost revenue and get […]

Identifying Business Ideas and Market Trends in BC

Understanding what the market trends are, and how you can use this information to generate business ideas or new product ideas, will keep your business innovating and ahead of competition. There are several shifts coming to the British Columbia business landscape and how you utilize and adapt to them will […]

A Bite-Size Look At BC's Food Truck Industry

Take a stroll around any Farmer’s Market, Night Market, or festival in British Columbia, and you’ll immediately be struck by the variety of food trucks on-site. But, it’s an industry that’s still finding its feet in BC, with regulations and licensing slowly shifting to suit the needs of vendors. The […]

A Bite-Size Look At BC’s Food Truck Industry

Take a stroll around any Farmer’s Market, Night Market, or festival in British Columbia, and you’ll immediately be struck by the variety of food trucks on-site. But, it’s an industry that’s still finding its feet in BC, with regulations and licensing slowly shifting to suit the needs of vendors. The […]

Barry Hartman's 10 Tips for Starting a Franchise

From humble beginnings in his parent’s basement in 2011, Barry Hartman’s 505-Junk has become one of Vancouver’s great business success stories of recent years.

Barry Hartman’s 10 Tips for Starting a Franchise

From humble beginnings in his parent’s basement in 2011, Barry Hartman’s 505-Junk has become one of Vancouver’s great business success stories of recent years.