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Congratulations to the First Starter Company PLUS Grant Recipients!

We would like to say congratulations to the first six MBEC Starter Company Plus grant participants who received $5,000 each to start-up or expand their businesses! The Mississauga Business Enterprise Centre (MBEC) launched the new Starter Company PLUS Program in September of...
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Mississauga Entrepreneurs: Unlock your Big Idea 2018 Competition has arrived!

Attention all Mississauga entrepreneurs!  It is time to get ready for the 3rd annual Unlock Your Big Idea Pitch Competition, where entrepreneurs in Mississauga and surrounding area will have the opportunity to pitch their idea for a chance to win a $10,000 award to grow their...
Mississauga Small Business Forum

Mayor’s Small Business Forum highlights Government Services & Programs

It was standing room only at the Mayor’s Small Business Forum last month where more than 300 people gathered at City Hall to learn about Government programs and services available to Mississauga’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. With small businesses making up the...
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We’re Ready to Share Recommendations for the Future of Parking in Mississauga

We have heard your feedback from public meetings earlier this year and have developed draft recommendations for the future of parking in Mississauga. We are ready to share these findings during round two of publication consultation this November. Join us at upcoming sessions...
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Businesses invited to provide input on city’s future transportation

The City of Mississauga is developing a Plan that will shape our transportation system and how we move from today to 2041. This is our chance to plan together for the future of travel on our roads, sidewalks, trails and transit. Two sessions are being held for members of the...
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Building Skilled Talent Together – A Direct Solution to the Skills Gap Challenge for Mississauga Manufacturers

In May 2017, the City of Mississauga launched the Building Skilled Talent Together (BSTT) Mississauga program.  BSTT is an initiative that focuses on developing concrete actionable solutions to the skills gap challenges and the difficulty manufacturers have in filling technical...
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Tech + The City (Hack Day) – Help build a connected an engaged City

Interested in data, technology and building a more connected community? The City of Mississauga is co-hosting its second hack day event, ‘Tech and the City’ on Saturday, October 21. This year’s theme of ‘Building a Connected and Engaged City’...
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Does Cycling Move You? Have Your Say at Open House on June 21

Do you, your friends or family cycle? Do you want to ride a bicycle more often? Have your say in the future of cycling in Mississauga on Wednesday, June 21 at the Living Arts Centre. Does Cycling Move You? is an update to the 2010 Cycling Master Plan and will help us develop a...
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Building Skilled Talent Together: Addressing the Technical Skills Gap for Mississauga’s Advanced Manufacturing Sector

I want to expand and I can’t find the skilled talent I need. I need to hire millwrights, electricians, and welders ASAP for my plant. CNC machinists are so hard to find. Where am I going to find a qualified systems engineer to operate my production facility? These comments come...
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FIRST Robotics Competition – Ontario District Championship.. will you be attending?

If you thought that the FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC) was just about robots, think again. This isn’t just about robots…it’s so much more. And you can experience it first-hand at the FRC Ontario District Championship at the Hershey Centre on Friday, April 14th (8:30 am until 5...