As Canada’s fifth largest city, it’s no surprise that Mississauga has plenty of business professionals. But in a city this big, it can be difficult to know where the best place is for completing your client meeting, freelancing work or other business opportunity.
Check out the list below to learn about which Mississauga locations I recommend that are perfect for freelancers and entrepreneurs.
Sure, working as a freelancer definitely has its advantages. No longer do you need to work set hours, follow direction from a manager or try to conform to the traditional office scene.
But freelancing also comes with one big disadvantage, especially for a social person like myself: loneliness. If you are a social person, too, then Mindshare Workspace provides the perfect freelancing location solution!
Conveniently located in Erin Mills Town Centre Shopping Mall, Mindshare Workspace is an innovative co-working space. Offering a wide range of membership options, Mindshare Workspace prides itself on offering freelancers a state of the art facility that encourages networking with like-minded professionals. Workstation options (which begin at only $199/month) include hot desks in the common workspace area, as well as private desks and suites.
Local Coffee Shops and Restaurants
Your local coffee shop or restaurant (such as Erin Mills Pump and Patio or Coffee Culture) can provide a comfortable, Wi-fi friendly place that is also conveniently surrounded by delicious drinks and treats.
However, there can be some drawbacks. Depending on how busy the coffee shop or restaurant may be, noise can become an issue, especially if you are planning on conducting a work meeting.
Plus, sitting in the same location for hours on end buying limited products can tie up valuable ‘real estate’ for other paying customers – which may annoy restaurant management.
But if you need a workspace with Wi-Fi for only a short period of time, your local coffee shop can be the perfect solution!
Mississauga’s Library Branches
With almost 20 branches offered throughout the city, Missauga’s libraries offer many options when you want to get down to business in a quiet location.
By easily reserving a computer online, rest assured knowing that a workstation will be available when you arrive at one of Mississauga’s libraries. Or just plug your laptop in at one of the many work tables. If you’re completing a project that requires some research, utilize the library’s extensive online catalogue and e-resources. Plus, when visiting the fourth floor of the Mississauga Central Library, the Mississauga Business Enterprise Centre can provide plenty of resources and guidance for small businesses.
If you’re looking for an economical, convenient space to hold a private meeting, be sure to consider the meeting rooms available at your nearby branch.
For registered guests, longer-term accommodation guests, Platinum Suites provides the perfect solution for getting work completed – from the comforts of your own beautifully furnished apartment in Mississauga!
Use Platinum Suites’ free, secured Wi-Fi to enjoy a private network to complete your work. By pre-booking a printer, copier or boardroom, you can enjoy these business services to work in your own time and space.
If there’s a business amenity that cannot be provided by Platinum Suites, our friendly, 24-hour concierge service can point you in the right direction! For example, Down the street is Postnet, which provides design, printing and shipping solutions. Nearby, The UPS Store provides an extensive range of services as well, including overnight document and package delivery, mailbox rentals and graphic design.
Whatever you need to get your work done, Platinum Suites (with its central location) can provide the solution!
Mississauga: Plenty of Work Locations for Freelancers and Entrepreneurs!
Mississauga has so many different settings available to work from as a business professional! Whether it be a co-working space, public library or local restaurant, choosing the best one for you comes down to personal preference. If you are planning a trip to the city of Mississauga for business, Platinum Suites provides housing and comfortable setting for you to work, host meetings with clients or colleagues, and is situated close to great, business-friendly bars and restaurants.