Small Business Week 2021

BDC Small Business Week is an annual celebration of entrepreneurship that the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) has organized for over 42 years. Every year, close to 10,000 entrepreneurs gather to learn, network, and celebrate the people building businesses across the country.

At ISANS, we recognize the positive impact immigrant small businesses have made on our prospering Nova Scotian economy, and we invite you to celebrate with us during our exciting Small Business Week event!

On October 20th, we will celebrate the talent, dedication, and success of immigrant small businesses in Nova Scotia, culminating in ISANS’ Immigrant Entrepreneurship Awards. Our award categories and nominees are:




Feel inspired by stories about business innovation, women in business, and small businesses, and learn about the many services and programs offered by our Business and Workforce Integration team.


Event details and information:

Small Business Week – ISANS Celebrates Immigrant Entrepreneurship

Wed, 20 October 2021

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Free event

In person at the Paul O’Regan Hall in the Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road, Halifax, NS B3J 1E9

Online – ISANS Facebook Live event

Register on Eventbrite