Terms & Conditions – SMB Service Providers Gold

Overview and Agreement

These Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) apply to your (“Member” or “Service Provider”) usage of the Canadian SME Small Business Hub Community (“Canadian SME,” “us,” “we,” or “our”) and your subscription to the Gold Plan. Your agreement to abide by these Terms is implied by your use of our services.

Service Access and Personalization

As part of the Gold Plan, we provide you with access to all features and content. You can customize your user experience, enabling streamlined interaction with our site. This access is conditioned upon your compliance with all provisions outlined in these Terms.

Professional Networking

We encourage you to forge connections with other professionals within our community. However, we strictly prohibit any form of harassment, discrimination, or other unprofessional behaviour and may take action up to and including termination of membership for such conduct.

Event Participation and Promotion

As a Gold Plan member, you are entitled to register for exclusive events and may also promote your own events. You are expected to follow all guidelines provided by us regarding event participation and promotion.

Business Listings

You may showcase detailed information about your products and services. You are responsible for ensuring that all such information is true, accurate, and not misleading.

Course Offering and Monetization

Members can monetize their expertise by selling courses. When doing so, you must ensure the courses comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

Article Submission

You may submit an unlimited number of articles for publication on our website and up to four articles per year in the Canadian SME Small Business Magazine. All submissions must be of a professional standard and are subject to our editorial review.

Video Integration

You have the option to enrich your content with embedded videos. However, it is your responsibility to ensure you have obtained all necessary permissions and rights to use these videos.

Service Discounts

You may offer special promotions for your services. Any promotions should be legally compliant.

Team Inclusion

The Gold Plan allows you to feature your team members on your dedicated page. You must obtain consent from each team member before featuring them.


Your membership includes three advertorials, up to 600 words each, in the Canadian SME Small Business Magazine, written by the Canadian SME team.

Email Interview

We offer you the opportunity to participate in an email interview that will be featured in the Canadian SME Small Business Magazine.

Exhibition Space

We offer you a 10×10-foot booth at the Canadian SME Small Business Expo or Small Business Summit as part of your Gold Plan.

Podcast Appearance

As a Gold Plan member, you can appear twice on the Canadian SME Small Business Podcast, a powerful tool for sharing your story and reaching our extensive audience.

Data Privacy

Any personal and business information you provide to us will be managed as per our Privacy Policy.

Fee Payment

You agree to promptly pay the Gold Plan membership fee according to the terms set forth at the time of your subscription.


We reserve the right to terminate your access to our services for any breach of these Terms, misuse of our platform, or other reasons as determined by us.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms are governed by the laws of Canada. Any dispute arising from these Terms or your use of our services will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Canadian courts.

Please thoroughly review these Terms before subscribing to the Gold Plan. If you do not accept these Terms, you should not subscribe to the Gold Plan


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