Indigenous Marketplace

The Indigenous Marketplace is a community economic development initiative that pairs small business and entrepreneurial training, growth supports and infrastructure with the intent of building a stronger, more diversified Indigenous economic presence in the City of Toronto.

Are you a Toronto based Indigenous Business Owner?

Contact us at or to be added to our database and get invites to networking and training opportunities!

Small Business Training

As part of this program the NCCT is presenting Aboriginal BEST (Business and Entrepreneurship Skills Training) is the only entrepreneurship training program of its kind in Canada!

BEST benefits people in all stages of business development who want to turn their dreams into reality. Some people are looking for a part-time business opportunity, others have a solid idea to research, and some are eager to write a plan that will help them launch or grow their venture.


101 Business Ideas for Aboriginal Entrepreneurs
Polishing Your Idea
Building Your Business Plan
Market Strategy
Financing and Tax
Assessing Your Idea
Market Research
Operations Strategy
Operating Challenges
Financial Literacy
Hiring the BEST
Basic Bookkeeping
Participant Presentations. Where to go from here?


Business coaching
On-going mentoring
Help to start and grow your business
Aboriginal and local speakers
Business Plan competition with prizes

Please contact or and sign up for training today! Info-session dates for this training program are listed below. FREE lunch and tokens provided for all attendee’s. 
Wednesday, February 5th 2020, 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Monday, March 23rd 2020, 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Wednesday, March 25th 2020, 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Friday, March 27th 2020, 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Monday, March 30th 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.