Entrepreneur Expo FAQ

When is the event?

Thursday, February 1, 2018  from 12-2pm. See the UTSC AA&CC events calendar on CLN www.cln.utoronto.ca for more details.

Where will it be held?

The event will be held at the University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail in the Instructional Centre Atrium and the Networking event will be held in The Hub.

I’m an entrepreneur, how do I participate?

If you are a UTSC student, alumni, staff or faculty member and would like to showcase your small business/entrepreneurial concept, or a student group/community organization/government agency that supports small business endeavors, please  contact Sooji Kim, Employer Engagement Coordinator, Academic Advising & Career Centre, University of Toronto Scarborough soojik.kim@utoronto.ca or 416-208-2759.

Do students register to attend this event?

Pre-registration is not required for students.

Who can attend this event?

UTSC students, alumni, staff and faculty members are welcome to attend the expo. Scarborough community members are also welcome to attend.

Is there a charge to attend this event?

No, this event is free for both students, community members and entrepreneur exhibitors.

What is the format of the event?

It is an open exhibition. Each exhibitor will be given a 6x3 table for them to display their product or service. Handouts/resource materials are welcome.

Can I sell my product or service?

No, as this event is intended as an educational forum only. However, the Expo will allow you to raise the profile of your small business/entrepreneurial endeavor and promote your brand. No soliciting will be permitted.

Can I give away sample products and promotional materials?

Yes, you are welcome to share samples and promotional materials with attendees that visit your booth.  This is a great way to introduce attendees to your business/concept/product(s), and for marketing and promotion.  Please ensure that any food or other consumable items are clearly labeled for potential allergens and dietary requirements, etc.