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 the events calendar 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.