Queen’s Park Reception - Networking for Ontario's Manufacturing Community

Celebrate the importance of manufacturing in Ontario with CME’s 24th Annual Queen’s Park Reception. This signature-networking event will provide you with the opportunity to discuss your key priorities and pro-manufacturing policies to support the growth of your business with leaders from the Government of Ontario.

It’s also an excellent platform to foster meaningful connections with fellow manufacturers from across the province. Plus, the winners of the Ontario Made Awards will be announced.


OCTIA Holiday Social

Join us for our annual holiday gathering with a short presentation from FedDev Ontario, our legendary cleantech trivia, courtesy of OCTIA Board Advisor Craig Wardlaw, as well as some stellar networking.



Realizing the Value of SpaceTech Investment & Adoption

Space technologies are transforming key sectors of the global economy, from monitoring climate change, improving agriculture, providing remote health care to revolutionizing risk management in the insurance industry. Canada has been at the forefront of this field, with Ontario as a leader in space innovation.


2023 Energy Forum: Competing in the Age of Decarbonization

CME’s Energy Forum is back in-person on June 27th for the first time since 2020!

2023 will be remembered as the year Ontario’s low-carbon industrial strategy truly came together.



Canadian Greenhouse Conference

The Canadian Greenhouse Conference is Canada’s foremost event for commercial greenhouse flower, vegetable, cannabis, berry and nursery growers, and serves as the ultimate connection point for CEA growers, suppliers and research partners. The conference attracts growers from across North America, gathers experts from around the world and showcases innovative production techniques, research, products and technology. Join for two days of informative, motivating sessions and a large trade show with over 300 booth spaces.


Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention

The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention (OFVC) is an annual two-day gathering of horticultural crop producers involved in the production of fruits and vegetables.



Lights, Colour, Nutrients! LEDs play a starring role in providing nutrients

Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) produce single wavelengths of light. These can be combined (i.e. red, blue and amber light) to provide various spectra of light required for plants to make their own nutrients. Not all wavelengths are equally important; however, and it was unknown if LED light produced the same nutrients as natural light — until now. Dr. Cao will present his group’s latest research results that showed how different light spectra affect the nutritional composition of microgreens.



TiiQu Talks | Sustainable Agriculture

Today our knowledgeable and diverse panel discusses the nature of sustainable agriculture, the shortcomings of the food industry in terms of its unsustainability and costs to the environment, and how emerging technologies paired with education can come together to spread sustainable practices, foster transparency and ‘fix’ the food industry.

TiiQu Talks Sustainable Agriculture 2022


Global Food and Energy Conversation

American Agri-Women is the nation’s largest coalition of farm, ranch and agribusiness women with more than 50 state, commodity and agribusiness affiliate organizations, united to communicate with one another and with other consumers to promote agriculture. AAW members… advocating for agriculture since 1974.


Thinking of Diversifying Your Farm?

The City of Kawartha Lakes, Peterborough & The Kawarthas Economic Development, Durham Region, York Region and Northumberland County are collaborating to bring you the 2 sessions that participants will learn about:

  • How to approach on-farm diversification by reviewing the numbers through enterprise analysis, marketing, pricing, business structures for a multi enterprise business, potential impacts to the existing operation and resources available to assist.
  • Review land use considerations when considering the addition of Agriculture Related Uses and On-Farm Diversified Uses.


The 2nd Annual Florida-International Agriculture Innovation Summit

Following the success of the first Florida-Israel Agriculture Innovation Summit in November 2020, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) in collaboration with the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator (FIBA) will be hosting the second Florida-International Agriculture Innovation Summit in March 2022.


Ontario Egypt Business Seminar

The Canada Arab Business Council (CABC) and the Canada Egypt Business Council (CEBC), in collaboration with the Ontario Government and the Republic of Egypt Embassy in Ottawa, hosted its first in-person seminar promoting trade and investment between Ontario and Egypt on the 6th of June. This was followed by a networking lunch.

Ontario-Egypt Business 2022 Seminar


Grower Day welcomed hundreds of growers, industry leaders and experts

The 2022 Grower Day was a great success. After two years of virtual-only conferences, Greenhouse Canada and Grow Opportunity, were happy to welcome back growers and industry experts alike for a dynamic and engaging day of networking and education.


Women in Cleantech at Dubai Expo

Lumesmart was one of the companies invited to join the Women in Cleantech event at the Dubai Expo in Jan 2022. This great event was a partnership between Women in Renewable Energy (WiRE) with the Clean Energy Business Council (CEBC) and the Consulate General of Canada in Dubai.

Women in Cleantech at Dubai Expo, Jan 2022


Electricity Transformation Canada Exhibition & Conference

Shohreh Sabaghpour has been invited by the Women in Renewable Energy (WiRE) to join them at the Electricity Transformation Canada Exhibition & Conference 2021.
Thank to Joanna Osawe the CEO at the Women in Renewable Energy (WiRE) for supporting women entrepreneurs in clean tech.
Thanks to Connie Vitello , a freelance editor and writer working for Actual Media Inc., mainly with EnvironmentJournal.ca and working occasionally with affiliate publications.
Water Canada and ReNew Canada to write about us at EnvironmentJournal


Green Energy Doors Open (GEDO)

The GEDO annual showcase weekend celebrates sustainable energy projects and success stories in provinces across Canada. Every year in early autumn, businesses, organizations, community cooperatives, indigenous communities, municipalities, and homeowners open their doors and host events to promote sustainable energy initiatives and technologies in their communities. GEDO aims to raise awareness, support, education and enthusiasm around sustainable energy in Canada
The event has assembled by the Ontario sustainable energy association (OSEA).




As a Business Ambassador for the City of Richmond Hill , Shohreh was invited to the MedEdge event by the Richmond Hill Small Business Enterprise Centre
Thanks to Brenda Osler, Coordinator Economic Development Program at the City of Richmond Hill for the great coordination .


Canada-China Technology, Commerce and Innovation Forum

Shohreh Sabaghpour, Board Director and the Leader of Women Committee at Canada China Trade Innovation Alliance (CCTIA) in Canada-China Technology, Commerce and Innovation Forum 2019.

Green Energy Doors Open (GEDO) 2018


Green Energy Doors Open (GEDO)

Green Energy Doors Open (GEDO) is an energy literacy communications campaign and annual showcase of individual, community, and commercial sustainable energy projects. It is organized and spearheaded by OSEA. The initiative aims to showcase advancements in the sector, demonstrating that Ontario is already on the path to building a 100% clean, sustainable energy system. 


Regional Electricity Forums

Shohreh Sabaghpour wih Brian Shifman President & CEO at the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce in 2017 Regional Electricity Forums.
These full day forums held across the province in fall 2017, brought together a cross section of community and business audiences representing municipal, Indigenous communities, Local Distribution Companies, Local Advisory Committees, and associations to explore the future direction of the electricity sector. The forums brought the dialogue down to the local level and facilitated conversations about how electricity can be harnessed to support the growth, resiliency and vibrancy of these communities.



Creative Industries Symposium

Creativity Connected, the annual Creative Industries Symposium, explores the uniqueness of creative industries.
Listen to amazing speakers, learn something new, generate new ideas during breakout sessions, or network with your peers during networking break at the Innovative Marketplace.
Exhibiting opportunities at the Innovative Marketplace


Canada - Nigeria B2B Trade show

Join us at the first ever Canada Nigeria Business to Business Trade show in Ontario, Canada. With attendees, decision makers, Canadian and International exhibitions.

2015, Nigeria was Canada’s second largest bilateral merchandise trading partner in sub-Saharan Africa, with bilateral merchandise trade totaling $1.45 billion.
In 2015, Canadian merchandise imports from Nigeria totalled $981 million.

Ontario-Egypt Business Seminar 2016
Karafarin Canada 2016


Karafarin Canada

Karafarin Canada is an entrepreneurship network and a hub for entrepreneurs and innovators, who wish to connect with other like-minded professionals, and take their entrepreneurship journey to the next level. Karafarin also works closely with high profile investors and helps entrepreneurs convert their unique ideas into profitable businesses.


Canada China Cross-Border Ecommerce Forum & Investment Business Round Table

Cross border A forum was held on Nov 7th 2016 in Markham to explore border crossing e-commerce opportunities between Canada and China. It was co-sponsored by China International Electronic Commerce Centre of the Commerce Ministry of China, Canadian Federation of Independent Business, and Canada China Education, Scientific and Cultural Association. CCIBD co-director Howard Lin was an invited panelist at the Forum.

Canada China Cross-Border Ecommerce Forum & Investment Business Round Table-2016
10th Annual Green Living Show 2016


10th Annual Green Living Show

Lumesmart was Sponsored by TD Canada Trust as one of the successful businesses in the Clean tech and Green industry to be a part of the TD Green Street at the 10th Annual Green Living Show.


MOHANDES Engineering Services & Industrial Expo

An exclusive networking event where Engineering & Industrial companies present their services and their products by Canadian Society Of Iranian Engineers & Architects (Mohandes). What to Expect? Learning about industrial companies and their products Finding consulting engineering companies that can serve your business needs Connecting with engineering service providers Learning about educational institutes to enhance your skills Networking with potential employers Finding qualified personnel for your business Exploring opportunity for potential collaboration for your business idea or for your investment interest
Business Pro Networking-2014


Business Pro Networking

Business Pro Networking is just one of a series of professional networking events developed by Steve Seven 30 years ago. Business Pro Networking brings together businessmen and businesswomen from across the GTA and internationally to meet with other like-minded professionals and establish long lasting professional leads/prospects and connections.


Summer Networking Bash

Lumesmart participated in the 12th Annual Summer Networking Bash courtesy of Biz Networks founder, Jennifer Beale. The event connected nearly 1300 business owners & professionals in what was the summer’s biggest networking opportunity. Several workshops to assist with business planning were conducted throughout the day, with a special presentation by featured speaker, Bill Walsh, America’s Small Business Network.