Learn + Grow

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STEAM Inspires | October 5 | Partner: Central Peel Secondary School

TED Talk style event focused on exciting youth about opportunities in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics.  

For details, email: astawa.alam@brampton.ca

Startup Weekend Peel | November 8-10 | Partner: Startup Peel

Our annual Startup Weekend with a focus on FinTech this year.

Driving Dreams | November 14 | Partner: RIC Centre

 A high profile conference exploring emerging technologies.
 For details, email: astawa.alam@brampton.ca

Sparkin’ STEM | November 16 | Partner: Central Peel Secondary School

 A full day of talks from leading experts in STEM and workshops aimed at immersing youth in technology.
 For details, email: astawa.alam@brampton.ca

Spark Hackathon | December 14 | Partner: Central Peel Secondary School

 A hackathon focused on robotics.
For details, email: astawa.alam@brampton.ca

Summer Compa​ny​​

Summer Company offers up to a $3,000 grant and provides valuable training, mentoring and coaching to youth 15 to 29 years of age.​​

Small Business​ Accelerator

 This program provides mentoring and up to $5,000 for those 18+ wanting to start, buy or expand a business.​​

Ten Thousand C​offees

 Students can connect to ask questions, share ideas and form new professional relationships. A coffee is a simple and fun way to meet, engage, and learn from those in the Brampton small business community.​​

Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Programs

 In partnership with the Peel District School Board and the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board, the Recreation division offers ICE (Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship) workshops. A variety of certifications are also offered to align with Specialist High Skills Major goals.

Brampton Entrepreneur Centre & Co-working Space

 The facility, located at 41 George Street, will initially offer co-working space as a pilot to allow clients to get a feel of the new experience at no cost. The pilot is also an opportunity for the BEC team to measure project feasibility and efficiency.