Frequently Asked Questions

What is Shopify?

Shopify is a complete commerce platform that lets you start, grow, and manage a business. Create and customize an online store. Sell in multiple places, including web, mobile, social media, online marketplaces, brick-and-mortar locations, and pop-up shops. Manage products, inventory, payments, and shipping. 

Why is Shopify offering free in person training in Kitchener-Waterloo?

Sometimes things are just better in person. We provide this training to foster entrepreneurship locally. We believe the future of commerce has more voices, not fewer, so we’re reducing the barriers to business ownership to make commerce better for everyone. 

Who is in person training for?

Whether you’re just starting out or ready to scale, you're in the right place to gain skills to build a profitable business. 

Do I need to have a Shopify store to join?

No, you can join without having a store. That said, the sessions are designed so that you can follow along with your own business. Learning is easier when you follow along, so we recommend starting a free 14-day trial to improve your learning experience.

How much does it cost?

Our in person training is free. Shopify is committed to making premium education accessible without a premium price tag. 

Do you provide online training?

Yes, we offer a library of free on-demand courses. To learn more, visit Shopify Academy


How can I sign up to attend your next event?

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How can I move my existing store to Shopify?

You can do it yourself or hire a Shopify expert to do it for you.

Where can I submit press inquiries?

You can use the following contact information to get in touch with our marketing and PR team.

416-238-6705 x 302

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Will Shopify sponsor my event or initiative?

We’re proud to support a range of community initiatives that advance tech and entrepreneurship in Canada and around the world, with a specific focus on education and inclusion. 

Let us know how we can help.

Submit a sponsorship request

Is Shopify hiring?

Some roles at Shopify are remote and can be done from anywhere — including Kitchener-Waterloo. 

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