SBX CNNX Groups are for individuals or organizations who are interested in personal growth for themselves or their staff through Professional Development. The intrinsic value of CNNX Groups comes through sharing of personal experiences within a group of professionals of similar acumen. There is always something to learn and that naturally happens when you have also have something to give. These groups are segmented into the varying facets or departments of businesses and are facilitated by industry experts.

These are 2hr workshop style roundtable sessions that are FREE to SBX Members and available to the Public at $100/session.


The Small Business Centre is committed to assisting aspiring entrepreneurs of all ages realize their dreams of becoming their own bosses by providing assistance and support to small businesses in both their start-up and early growth stages. Our team is happy to help you find answers and resources for all your business needs.


Students who participate in JA programs gain the skills and confidence they need to succeed in life. Our programs prepare them to innovate, take on leadership roles and go after their dreams. JA programs inspire students to understand their potential, set life goals and succeed at school and in business. We accomplish this by partnering with teachers and dedicated volunteers who bring the “real world” into the classroom.


Build the right export plan for your business with expert resources, advice, and hands-on mentorship.

The program begins with an intensive two-day workshop to orient participating companies on the program, the exporting resources available to them and how they can build and implement a new market entry plan. Program partners and other experts share insights on international business development and exporting.


IP Osgoode and the Sandbox Centre have officially launched a partnership to better equip early stage ventures seeking to commercialize their products.

IP Osgoode will provide free intellectual property (IP) legal information, awareness and education to the Sandbox Centre members and the local business community through their Innovation Clinic.

Entrepreneur in residence ›

The SBX Entrepreneur In Residence (EIR) program  offers touch mentorship, advice and support for startups as well as small-medium businesses.  Our EIR’s are available by appointment! SBX EIR’s are best suited to offer their years of industry expertise to in-market businesses who are looking to overcome challenges associated to operations, sales, market penetration, organizational changes,  finance, governance and product fit.

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