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Small Business Enterprise Centre (SBEC)

The Orangeville & Area Small Business Enterprise Centre (SBEC) provides guidance and support to start-up and existing small businesses during their initial years of operation.

Whether you’re just thinking about starting a business, developing your business plan, or undergoing growth or change in your established business, the Orangeville & Area SBEC is your one-stop destination for business information and support.

We’re here to help your business develop, grow and succeed.

We offer a wide variety of free support services to assist you in your business decisions, including:

  • On-Site Business Registration Services
  • Free start-up consultations with a qualified business consultant
  • Business plan assistance
  • Free consultations through our lawyer/accountant referral service
  • Up-to-date, leading edge information that’s yours for the taking — booklets, pamphlets, brochures, articles — all geared to the needs of the entrepreneur
  • Free Internet access
  • Access to current resource materials, including directories, trade indexes and books you can peruse on-site
  • Workshops and seminars
  • Guidance on licenses, permits, registration, regulations and other forms and documents required to start and build a business
  • Import and export information
  • Information on patents, copyright and trademarks
  • Mentoring and networking opportunities

Please check events here for upcoming seminars!

We are supported by our partners: Town of Orangeville, Province of Ontario, County of Dufferin, TD Canada Trust, Centre For Business & Economic Development, and Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs.