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FASTEST GROWING B2B PLATFORM IN CANADA


How many SMEs are there in Canada?

1.15 MILLION SMALL BUSINESSES

97.9%

21,926 MEDIUM-SIZED BUSINESSES

1.9% As of December 2017, there were 1.18 million employer businesses in Canada (Table 1). Of these, 1.15 million (97.9 percent) were small businesses, 21,926 (1.9 percent) were medium-sized businesses and 2,939 (0.2 percent) were large businesses. More than half of Canada's small employer businesses are concentrated in Ontario and Quebec (417,742 and 236,705 respectively). Western Canada has a large number of small businesses led by British Columbia, which had 179,517 small businesses as of December 2017. In the Atlantic region, Nova Scotia has the greatest number of small businesses at 28,874.


Total number of employer businesses by business size and number of SMEs per 1,000 provincial population, December 2017

Province/Territory

Small businesses(1–99 employees)

Number of businesses per 1,000 individuals (18+ years)

Newfoundland and Labrador

16,580

97.9%

38.7

Prince Edward Island

5,963

98.3%

49.4

Nova Scotia

28,874

97.9%

37.3

New Brunswick

24,827

98.0%

40.5

Quebec

236,705

97.9%

35.3

Ontario

417,742

97.7%

37.2

Manitoba

38,226

97.6%

37.8

Saskatchewan

40,072

98.3%

45.4

Alberta

160,264

98.0 %

48.8

British Columbia

179,517

98.3%

Territories

3,999

97.0%

46.4

Canada

1,152,769

97.9%

39.7

Sources: Statistics Canada, Table 33-10-0037-01 — Canadian Business Counts, with employees, December 2017; Statistics Canada, Table 17-10-0005-01 — Population estimates on July 1st, by age and sex; and ISED calculations.

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EMPOWERING CANADIAN SMALL & MEDIUM BUSINESSES Small and medium-sized businesses in Canada have had a huge positive impact on the Canadian economy over the last several years. With the progressive evolution of the economy largely due to SMEs, there’s never been the need to have the Canadian SME Magazine more than now. Every month, our readers will have the opportunity to read different articles on methods to improve their business, learn about upcoming events, and interviews with Canadian executives with their advice on how to take a small business to the next level. The Target readers of CanadianSME Magazine are: Canadian Small Businesse s - 1- 1 0 0 Employees Canadian Medium Size Busi nesses- 10 0 - 5 0 0 Employees Entrepreneurs CEO/COO/CFO 25-65+ Years

Very targeted distribution - via strong channels Canadian Chamber of Comm erce Hamilton Chamber of Com merce Saskatchewan chamber of commerce Newmarket chamber of c ommerce Vaughan Chamber of Com merce Toronto Region Board of Tr ade Thunderbay Chamber of Com merce WBE Canada Ontario Chamber of Comm erce CFIB

Fastest growing B2B platform in Canada

80,000

impressions/month

60-80 FULL COLOUR

PUBLISHED MONTHLY

30,000 readers/month

TARGETED DISTRIBUTION

SME FOCUSED


Target Readers OTHERS 5%

The Target readers of CanadianSME Magazine are:

CONSULTANTS 5%

MANAGERS 10%

VP/DIRECTOR 10%

CEO/ENTREPRENEURS 70%

Canadian Small Business - 1- 1 0 0 Employees Canadian Medium Size Busi nesses- 10 0 - 5 0 0 Employees Entrepreneurs CEO/COO/CFO 25-65+ Years

75%

Small business owners

25%

Medium business owners

CanadianSME is dedicated to helping your business grow. Although we just launched recently, we have already grown readers with our valuable content. Our exclusive interviews and cutting edge articles have created tremendous interest from both vendors and potential clients, bringing both of them together in a winning combination for advertisers.

Our website includes all content that's found in the print magazine, as well as exclusive online articles. All design elements of the print edition are adapted for the online experience. With user-friendly navigation, advertisements and social media sharing tools, CanadianSME is providing a strong online presence for its viewers. Our website is specifically designed for maximum accessibility, and is optimized for viewing on mobile devices and tablets.

10,000

website visitors/month

5,000

print copies distribution/month


Trust and credibility

95%

Trust and credibility: Ninety-five percent of survey respondents say that B2B magazines are “a trusted voice in the industry,� and 85% are more likely to investigate a product or service they read about in a magazine. Almost half (45%) say B2B magazines are the first place they’d go to learn about a new product. source:canadamagazines.ca


A DEEPER LOOK

Exclusive business focussed magazine & platform that links entrepreneurs and their contributors. Informative business guide for SMEs Regular and current updates on what’s trending in the business industry Insightful  articles on sales and marketing, corporate governance, leadership, SME finance, technology and so much more Exclusive interviews with industry leaders and influential figures in the business industry


Editorial Calander 2019

MARCH 2019

Special Focus: Women Entrepreneurship Publication date: 1st March

APRIL 2019 Special Focus: Canadian Banking Sector Publication date: 1st April

MAY 2019

Special Focus: Canadian Insurance Sector Publication date: 1st May

JULY 2019 Special Focus: Employee Engagement & Management Publication- 1st July

AUGUST 2019 Special Focus: Cloud Softwares for SMEs Publication- 1st August

OCTOBER 2019 Special Focus: Small Business Week Publication date: 1st October

NOVEMBER 2019 Special Focus: Top 100 Canadian SMEs Publication date: 1st November

JUNE 2019

SEPTEMBER 2019

DECEMBER 2019

Special Focus: Online Business Opportunities Publication date: 1st June

Special Focus: Innovation & Technology Publication date: 1st September

Special Focus: CanadianSME Business Awards Publication date: 1st December

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A Special Industry Report Partner up with CanadianSME Business magazine to create a Special Industry Reports to promote your brand in the most effective way. Our expert team of designers will create a unique and professional design with the content and images you would have provided. We promise that your special report will be of the utmost professional quality. Depending on your requirements and preference, your Special Industry Reports can be 1 or 2 pages. It will also be accessible on our website at www.canadiansme.ca for one year. All of our rates include ad space, proofing, editing and design. Please note that we reserve the right to edit for grammar and style. We will also choose the picture that we find best suits the layout. A proof of your Industry Report will be sent to you within seven working days of when we receive all the required material.

DEADLINE: Since Sponsored Industry Reports require more time than a display ad to produce, the deadline for copy and photos is one week before the regular advertising deadline. Please take note that design templates can’t be altered.

1 page report: $1800 2 page report: $2700

Exclusive Business Profile Work in partnership with our team of experts to promote your business, regulate your message and timing. By joining forces with CanadianSME to create your Business Profile, you will not only be promoting your company’s products, services and employment opportunities; you will also be encouraging the growth of SMEs. By teaming up with CanadianSME, we will ensure that your Business Profile will be appearing on our website at www.canadiansme.ca for six months. All of our rates include ad space, writing and design. DEADLINE: Since Business Profiles require more time than a display ad to produce, the deadline to submit your profile is one week before the regular advertising deadline. Please note that design templates can’t be altered.

2 page profile: $3000


VERY TARGETED DISTRIBUTION - VIA STRONG CHANNELS

DIGITAL MAGAZINE IS DISTRIBUTED TO THE 200,000 MEMBERS OF:

30,000 readers per month.


Fastest growing B2B platform in Canada

80,000 impressions /month

30,000 readers /month

10,000 website visitors/month

5,000

print copies distribution/month


Print Circulation: FREE DISTRIBUTION

CANADAWIDE CIRCULATION BY:

TARGETED DISTRIBUTION BY CANADA POST The Target readers of CanadianSME Magazine are: Canadian Small Business - 1-100 Employees Canadian Medium Size Businesses- 100-500 Employees Entrepreneurs CEO/COO/CFO 25-65+ Years

5000 Print Copies distribution to targeted Canadian Entrepreneurs through Canada Post, Selected Business Hotels and Airport Lounges


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CANADIAN SME BUSINESS EXPO

2020

The Biggest Gathering of Canadian Small and Medium Enterprises

January 20, 2020 Metro Tornto Convention Centre Toronto, Canada www.smeexpo.ca Contact for more details: Cmarketing Inc 2355 Derry Rd E Unit 27, . Mississauga, ON L9T 5Z5 info@canadiansme.ca

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Be a part of the crowd as more than 3,000 Business Leaders, Top Executives and Top Canadian SMEs gather at the CanadianSME Business Expo that will take place on January 20th, 2020 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. This is an event that you don’t want to miss!

3000 Attendees Metro Toronto Convention Centre smeexpo.ca

100 Exhibitors

B2B Networking

Workshops

Expert speakers

Speed networking

Panel discussions

CanadianSME is dedicated to help SME owners succeed. Committed to making a difference to the Canadian business industry, the CanadianSME Business Expo 2020 will be featuring experts from various industries industry. Having a strong reputation of linking entrepreneurs with resources that can be beneficial in growing their businesses successfully, CanadianSME is confident that this event is the perfect opportunity for every single decision maker in the business world to create long lasting influential business relationships.

THE BIGGEST PLATFORM FOR CANADIAN SMES

MAKE NEW PARTNERSHIPS

The CanadianSME Business Expo 2020 not only provides a unique business opportunity, but it's also a hub for Canadian SMEs and a place where business owners and decision makers come together. Through this networking platform, investors can discover new ways of bringing their business forward.

Connect with the right business partner and prospects. Maximize your product reach. CanadianSME Business Expo will give companies the opportunity of creating partnerships with other businesses in the community.

LATEST IN TECHNOLOGY

YOUR BUSINESS LAUNCHPAD

The success of any business is dependent on innovation.Entrepreneurs will be able to explore the latest innovative technologies that cover a wide range of products, services and software applications.

Having issues in expanding your business? You want to take it to the next level but you’ve been struggling? There’s a whole group of people who can help!Outsourcing services, business solutions, ERP and CRM, social media specialists are just some of the things you will find at the event.

Sponsorship options available. For further details, contact sk@canadiansme.ca or 647 668 5785


Signature Business Events Opportunity

CanadianSME Magazine with Industry experts will organise Business Awards for Canadian SME's who have excelled in their various fields. We are currently looking for corporate partners to be a part of this exciting new event.

CanadianSME will select and evaluate, along with our strategic partners, the best 100 Canadian SMEs. The selection will be based on their overall performance in Innovation, Governance and Employee engagement among others.

November-2019

December-2019

300 Attendees

500 Attendees

Metro Toronto Convention Centre

Metro Toronto Convention Centre

canadiansmeawards.ca

canadiansme100.ca

Canada Business Talks is a new concept of bringing influential people in the business world together so they can share their thoughts and learn from one another.

TBD canadabusinesstalks.ca

Sponsorship options available. For further details, contact sk@canadiansme.ca or 647 668 5785

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