Need some new idea's to grow your business or are you thinking of starting a new business?
It’s easy to become overwhelmed in the early stages of starting a business that's why you should take advantage of the below resources to assist you in the development and growth of your business:
Essentials to Starting a Business
So you’re starting this brand new journey called entrepreneurship, or maybe thinking it might be a good option. On the other hand, maybe you’re an experienced entrepreneur, but you’re not sure what path to take next. No matter what your story, we can help! Not sure what it takes to get started? Looking to take your business to the next level but not sure how to get there? Let us guide you in the right direction! Can’t find what you’re looking for here, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us! We would love to assist you in your business start-up or expansion!
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Bruce County Economic Development Grants
Bruce County is invested in our residents, businesses, and communities. And we have the grants to prove it! Whether you’re an entrepreneur looking for education and mentorship, an established business owner who wants to spruce up their storefront, or a community ready to join the business development movement Bruce County is encouraging, our supportive team members and grants are available for you to explore.
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Of course Bruce County is open for business. How that cliché plays out here is what's unique. We are a blend of entrepreneurial opportunity that spans energy and tourism, agri-business and culture, technology and retail. Instead of greeting you with government red tape, we welcome you with a local network of business owners - your peers and guides. Instead of wishing for a bygone age, we look forward to innovation, new ideas and helping you expand on the success you've created. Bruce County is where possible happens - starting here where it's easy to find. Information on Business to Bruce, Starting a Business, Expanding a Business, Business Support, Bruce Communities, Navigating Policy and explore Grant opportunities.
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The Business Enterprise Centre Serving Bruce County provides support to existing business owners wanting to grow their business, and to entrepreneurs through all stages of development: thinking, starting, growing and exiting. Clients are provided with easy access to FREE and confidential business consulting services and information covering planning, management, marketing, financing and more.
The Business Enterprise Centre (BEC) serving Bruce County provides free business advice to Bruce County entrepreneurs of small and medium sized firms.
The BEC also provides youth entrepreneurial programs that foster future generations of job creators.
How The Business Enterprise Centre can help you?
•Free and confidential one-on-one business advice
•Educational seminars for business owners
•Programs and Training for young entrepreneurs
•Events geared to all aspects of business development with opportunities for networking
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Bruce Community Future Development Corporation
Bruce Community Futures Development Corporation goal is to foster economic growth through small business development, lending, and community development projects. In addition to their business financing program, they participate in a broad range of community based economic development activities.
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Tourism Customer Service Training - FREE!
Don't miss out on this free program! In partnership with Bruce, Grey & Simcoe Counties, Regional Tourism Organization 7 (RTO7) is pleased to offer OTEC's online Service Excellence Training Program at no charge to tourism operators and their staff in BruceGreySimcoe.
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