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Business Advisory Services for Ontario’s Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
To help businesses grow, our Senior Business Development Advisors work with established businesses to better understand business needs and growth opportunities to strengthen the capacity of small and medium-sized businesses to adapt and grow. Our advisors provide customized alternatives, advice, analysis, and practical recommendations for the unique business challenges faced:

Established small and medium-sized enterprises (10 to 500 employees)
companies that produce goods and services in all sectors.
We help small and medium-sized businesses to:
Access Capital;
assess organizational strengths and identify opportunities for improvement;
doing business with the government;
Understand and navigate government regulations and compliance challenges.
Establish linkages with other provincial ministries and other levels of government;
Network with other businesses;
Establish links with local partners (e.g., to find qualified personnel);
facilitate discussions and recommendations to support business capacity building, such as technology adoption and export readiness programs.
Additional Resources for Ontario Businesses
Business, Workplace and Economy: This site contains information for entrepreneurs who want to start and run a business in Ontario. Learn how to register your business, apply for financing and tax credits, and get free, personalized help to start your business.
Start-ups, Retail, Services and Micro-Enterprises: Local Small Business Enterprise Centres provide entrepreneurs with all the tools they need to start and grow their businesses.
Food and Beverage Processing Companies: Setting up a food processing company or Growing a food business. You can also contact a business development advisor about growing your food processing business.
Tourism Businesses: Growing and Investing in Ontario’s Tourism Industry
Northern Ontario Businesses: The Regional Economic Development Branch works with northern communities, businesses and other stakeholders to identify economic development opportunities and access government funding programs.
For more information and to be connected to your local Senior Business Development Advisor, please contact:

[email protected] (All counties west of the Hamilton area)
Toll free: 1-800-267-6592