The Township of Havelock-Belmont-Methuen would like to hear from you if you are interested in starting a business within our Township. We can assist you with finding the right building or properly zoned property for your business. We can also put you in contact with the right people and agencies that can assist you in answering any questions you may have. The Peterborough Economic Development Business Advisory Centre can also assist you with your business start-up.
Business Advisory Centre
Peterborough Economic Development's Business Advisory Centre is one of 57 small business enterprise centres in Ontario and receives funding from the Province. This is a great first point of contact for entrepreneurs looking for business support within the community. They provide expertise, services and resources to those looking to start and grow a business within the County and City of Peterborough.
They also administer two youth entrepreneurship programs; Starter Company and Summer Company. These programs connect youth with training, mentorship and funding up to $5,000 to start and grow their businesses.
Business Advisory Centre services
Peterborough Economic Development's Business Advisory Centre can help businesses get started with:
- Writing a business plan
- Accessing funding
- Taking business workshops or seminars
- Enhancing market readiness
They also help entrepreneurs take their growing business to the next level by helping businesses:
- Expand their networks
- Introduce new products or services
- Connect with legal, accounting, financial, staffing and marketing professionals
Contact Business Advisory Centre
Peterborough Economic Development's Business Advisory Centre
210 Wolfe Street
Peterborough, ON K9J 2K9
To book an appointment:
Business Advisory Lead
Phone: 705-743-0777 extension 2160
Youth Program Coordinator
Phone: 705-743-0777 extension 2136
Through their website, Service Ontario provides numerous online business services that may be helpful with your business start-up.