Small Business Week 2019


Join us on October 21 - 25, 2019 as we celebrate Canadian Entrepreneurs.


The Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a week-long series of workshops and events to celebrate Small Business Week 2019. These events are made possible through the support of the Yukon Government, Department of Economic Development and in partnership with BDC, Whitehorse.


We hope you’ll join us for this year’s events and that you’ll take advantage of the many networking opportunities!







Small Business Week Kickoff

Keynote Speaker: Hon. Ranj Pillai, Minister of Economic Development

Time: 8:30 - 9:30am (Doors open at 8:15am) 

Location: NorthLight Innovation, Innovation & Entrepreneurship (formerly CCI) - 2180 2nd Avenue 

RSVP: [email protected]. Light breakfast provided








Lunch and Learn Workshop

Presenter: Collin Young CPA, CA

11:30 - 12:30pm   Financial Survival for Entrepreneurs 

12:30 - 12:45pm   Break

12:45 - 1:45pm     The Money Side of Business

Location: NorthLight Innovation, Innovation & Entrepreneurship (formerly CCI) - 2180 2nd Avenue 

Cost: $35.00

Click here to register. Lunch provided









Speed Mentorship Night for Entrepreneurs

Presented by SMRT POP UPS in partnership with Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce, däna Näye Ventures, TechYukon, and Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Time: 6:30 - 9:30pm (Doors open at 6:15pm)
NorthLight Innovation, Innovation & Entrepreneurship (formerly CCI) - 2180 2nd Avenue 

Cost: $45.00

Click here to register. Limited spots available 











Lunch and Learn Workshop

Presenter: Peter Woodruff CPA, CAIncorporated Partner - Crowe MacKay LLP 

11:30 - 12:30pm   Growth and Expansion: How to best grow your business

12:30 - 12:45pm   Break

12:45 - 1:45pm     Maximizing Your Business

Location: NorthLight Innovation – 2180 2nd Avenue, Makespace Classroom

Cost $35.00 

Click here to register. Lunch provided




Business After Hours Hosted by the Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce

Please join us for a business after hours to celebrate this year’s Small Business Week. Enjoy complimentary appetizers and refreshments, along with a chance to win door prizes! 

Time: 5:30 – 7:30pm

Location: NorthLight Innovation – 2180 2nd Avenue, Northwestel Event Space

RSVP: [email protected]








Entrepreneur Panel Discussion

A Celebration of Best Practices and Business Success Stories  

In partnership with BDC, däna Näye Ventures and Yukon First Nations Chamber of Commerce


Panel Speakers:

Time: 11:30 – 1:30pm (Doors open at 11:15am)

Location: NorthLight Innovation, Innovation & Entrepreneurship (formerly CCI) - 2180 2nd Avenue 

RSVP: [email protected]Lunch provided