Get help from industry professionals with your small business questions.
Connect with our Ask an Expert services in two ways:
Do you have business questions that only a professional can answer? Get one-on-one advice from an industry professional. Our BizMeet service is an affordable way to get expert advice. Avoid costly mistakes and get your business questions answered from a trusted source.
Contact via phone, in person (at our Edmonton office), email, or Skype™.
Cost: $25 per 30 minute private appointment. You may book up to two appointments in a row.
Cancellation fee: You can cancel online up to 72 hours prior to appointment but subject to a cancellation fee of $12.50. Afterwards, you will be charged in full.
Details: Online registration required. Limited availability.
Upcoming Dates & Times: Usually on a Wednesday | Noon – 4:00 pm *some exceptions may apply*
*Different expert each week
- Social Media & Marketing Expert - September 23
Get advice on different social media channels and marketing strategies for your business.
- Business Management Expert - September 29
Get advice on business planning, operations and growth.
- Accounting Expert - September 30
Get advice on filing taxes, record keeping, employment benefits, and other accounting matters.
- Lease Consultant - October 6
Get advice on site selection, lease negotiations, mid-term rent reduction, property acquisitions, and other lease matters.
- Legal Expert - October 7
Get advice on business structures, incorporating, contracts, regulations and other legal matters.
- Importing / Exporting Expert - TBD
Get advice on international trade, compliance, foreign policy, freight forwarding, tariff classification, and other international trade matters from a licensed customs broker and certified customs specialist with active knowledge.
- Marketing Expert - TBD
Get advice on marketing strategies to increase leads and sales.
- Staffing Expert - TBD
Get advice on writing employment contracts, hiring and retaining employees, establishing benefit packages and understanding the difference between hiring an employee versus a contractor.
Check out the list of experts who have helped us.
Do you have business questions to ask our experts?
Join our monthly live group Q&A webinars. Engage with a different professional as they discuss entrepreneurs' questions.
Cost: Free for a 1-hour webinar.
Details: Registration required. Limited availability. Cannot guarantee all questions will be answered during webinar. Webinar not recorded.
Upcoming Dates & Times:
Accounting expert | TBD | 11:00 am - 12:00 Noon
Business Management expert | TBD | 11:00 am - 12:00 Noon
Credit Counselling expert | TBD | 11:00 am - 12:00 Noon
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If you still have questions, talk to our team. We'll help you find the answers you need.Contact us