Jun 11, 2013
The City of Mississauga's Culture Division has partnered with the Mississauga Business
Enterprise Centre (MBEC) to offer a seminar that provides business planning tips, tools and
resources for arts and culture not-for-profit organizations.
"As the market for non-profit funding and sponsorship opportunities becomes more
competitive, it is increasingly important for organizations to have a strong business
plan," said Susan Burt, director, Culture Division. "We encourage all current grant
recipients, prospective applicants and interested individuals and community groups to
According to Burt, the two-hour seminar will focus on the following:
What is a business plan and why do you need one?
Keys to success
Key components of a business plan
Business planning tips
Business planning resources
MBEC programs and Services
Representatives from City of Mississaugas Culture Division and John Fisher, business
information officer, MBEC, which is part of the Citys Economic Development Office
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
6 to 8 p.m.
The Glass Pavilion, Central Library 301 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W.
Parking and admission to this event are free. Underground parking is available off Duke of York
RSVP by email to firstname.lastname@example.org before June 17, 2013.
As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 741,000 residents and more than 54,000
businesses, including more than 60 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major
divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the
shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is "Leading
Today for Tomorrow" by focusing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan,
delivering value for money and maintaining infrastructure.
Communications Advisor, Community Services
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200 ext. 5053