These nine tips can help you navigate your Zoom meeting

The Scarborough Business Association has a delightful small group of business professionals who meet every second week for a ‘Virtual After 5’. Most have never physically met – but that’s not unusual in these pandemic-challenged days. The groups meets to network, to look for new partnerships and opportunities. Friendships invariably develop too. Education and opportunity […]

Nine great tips to keep business momentum through tough times

It’s tough – Really tough these days. That’s one reason business people in Scarborough meet every second Wednesday for a Scarborough Business Association After 5 virtual event. It’s a networking forum to help members of the business community make new contacts, business partners, and to pick up new business. Just as importantly it’s an opportunity […]

Introducing our SBA summer students

Each year the SBA hosts summer students under the federal Canada Summer Jobs program. Here’s a look at this year’s students, working virtually from home on a variety of programs associated with membership and events.  

Scarborough Business Association steps up to feed Scarborough hospital workers

SBA president challenges others to match the contribution (For immediate release) Front-line hospital workers are golden in Scarborough and the Scarborough Business Association (SBA) knows it. The Scarborough Business Association is hosting the presentation of 300 meals to front-line workers at three Scarborough hospital campuses. Ruwan Jayakody, philanthropic owner of the Grand Cinnamon Banquet and […]

Here’s how our SBA COVID-19 task force is contributing

When we were first starting to see the effects of COVID-19 in our community and in our business world, the SBA struck a COVID-19 response task force. This volunteer committee meets weekly (and communicates regularly in between) to carry out a program of support and understanding for the business community. Through this committee the Scarborough […]

Andrea Hazell new SBA President

Andrea Hazell (BMO) has been elected president of the Scarborough Business Association. Joining Andrea on the executive for the 2019-20 year will be Ashwani Bhardwaj (Ashmay Conveyancing) vice president and Viresh Mathur (Blue Umbrella Financial Services) treasurer. Other directors voted into office at the groups recent annual meeting are Shawn Allen (Matrix Mortgage Global) Raffy […]

Young business leaders join SBA for summer program

It’s summer, and Scarborough Business Association welcomes three new talents to join the team. These young future leaders bring their expertise and ideas to SBA. “We’re thrilled by the opportunity to once again host a summer program and I know these young business leaders will do well,” said SBA president Peter Haggert. “ Come meet […]

Mayor John Tory to lunch with Scarborough Business leaders

For immediate distribution (Scarborough, ON) Mayor John Tory will bring his vision for Scarborough’s future to a lunch with an expected 400 business leaders on May 6. It’s the fourth year for the Scarborough Business Association’s (SBA) Lunch with Mayor John Tory and it has quickly become an important event on the Scarborough community calendar. […]

We’d like to hear from you

  By Bridget Quinn It’s the drive to be valuable to members which has led to the questions in this year’s Scarborough Business Association (SBA) business survey. An online survey  will provide the Scarborough Business Association with direction as it moves forward as the voice of the business community in Toronto’s east. “We learned much […]

SBA caps busy spring with great Miller Lash House After 5

The Scarborough Business Association sold out the final spring Networking After 5 session, with a great event June 28th at the stunning Miller Lash House. The University of Toronto Scarborough Campus landmark is in the historic and beautiful Highland Creek Valley and attendees enjoyed an evening of networking and mingling with fellow business leaders and influencers while enjoying a delicious barbecue and the gorgeous […]