Author Archives: Halton Business

Tickets now on sale for the 2017 Halton Futures Innovation Summit

Tickets are now on sale for the second annual Halton Futures Innovation Summit which is being presented by Haltech Innovation Centre and Halton Region Economic Development. The summit will be held on October 17, at the Oakville Conference & Banquet … Continue reading

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Data Insights – Halton’s Q2 Economic Performance

Halton Region Economic Development issues a quarterly report that provides a snapshot of Halton’s economic performance with respect to development, labour force, and real estate markets. Sign-up here to receive the quarterly report in your inbox! Economic growth in 2017 … Continue reading

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Working to keep our local economy strong to ensure that Halton remains one of the best places to do business in Canada.

Now through the end of September, Halton is conducting two surveys to collect up to date information about the state of Halton’s business climate and industry. The Halton Business Conditions Survey asks local executives to provide information about current business … Continue reading

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Meet our Starter Company Plus grant recipients!

In April, the Halton Region Small Business Centre kicked off its Starter Company Plus program. After months of training and mentoring, participants delivered their business plans for review by one of our Business Consultants and a committee of local professionals … Continue reading

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Do you procrastinate?

Are you a stressed business owner?   Do you put things off until tomorrow because you do not want to deal with them today?  You might be a procrastinator! According to Vocabulary.com, “A procrastinator is a person who delays or puts … Continue reading

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Data Insights – Halton exporters forecast strong growth

Nearly one in three Halton businesses exported products or services last year. Of these, 64% exported products, 21% exported services, and 15% exported both. Given Halton Region’s strategic location and proximity to major transportation corridors and the United States market … Continue reading

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Running a Home-Based Business

Operating a home-based business has many advantages.  You can avoid the stress of a daily commute and gain the flexibility of choosing your own clients and creating your own schedule.  Here are some things to consider when planning a home … Continue reading

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