Our Business Development Advisor can sit down with you to understand your business or idea and provide information on how The Business Centre can assist you through our various resources, programs, business-related training and events, as well as through our professional partner referral system.
The Mentorship Program matches seasoned entrepreneurs with new business owners in order to help them develop specific skills and knowledge that will enhance their professional and personal growth. The Business Centre will assess you and your business, ensuring you are matched with the best mentor to suit your needs and current challenges.
This means your mentor may not necessarily be of the same industry as you but has unique experiences to help you where you need the most help to ensure the success of your enterprise!
Assistance with Grand Openings:
The Business Centre will provide help and guidance with the grand opening of your business. This may include arrangements with local dignitaries, assistance with press releases, providing tips, media contact lists and promotional assistance.
Master Business Licence Registration:
The Business Centre can assist with the registration of your Master Business Licence through the Service Ontario website which is done by Visa or MasterCard. Click here to register.
Business Plan Development:
The Business Centre will provide you with a Business Plan Overview to help you understand what will be required in your Business Plan and can then help you develop that Business Plan with advice, a detailed business plan guide, additional tools and resources.
Information on Funding Opportunities:
Through consultation, The Business Centre can help you identify funding opportunities that may be available to you and your business and assist you with the application process.We will also provide you with a current Funding Booklet to introduce you to many funding opportunities available in our community.
The Business Centre has a library of books and resources as well as public computers that our clients have access to. These tools are available to our clients in order to conduct research and for business plan development.