Stratford Perth Centre for Business

COVID-19 Business Resources

Helping Small Business Owners achieve their goals.

The Centre offers complimentary consultation and easy access to resources, including business start-up services to support the development of new and already established small businesses.  In addition to advisory services, events, seminars and training opportunities are held throughout the year to meet small business essentials.

Our Services

Whether your looking to relocate or expand, start a business or move your business, the Stratford Perth Centre For Business can help you succeed.


2019 Provincial grant program information.

The Starter Company Plus grant applications are currently closed.


To provide additional support during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have made all of our virtual workshops free of charge.

View Virtual Workshops

COVID-19 Resources

Resources for Small and Medium Size Businesses in Ontario.

COVID 19 - Resources Page.pdf

Connections and Networking

We offer connections within our business community to help you grow.

Check out our networking events from around Perth County.


Great insight and guidance!

"I had an appointment there today and it went very well. We had a good conversation that offered me much insight and guidance into the world of small business in Stratford/Perth and online. Thank you very much for your time and energy today!"

Nicole Tracey

Very Helpful!

"Very helpful with personalizing suggestions to each small business"

Florence Morris

Friendly, professional and helpful!

"Friendly, professional and helpful, Stratford Perth Centre for Business will do their best to help you and your business succeed. Wonderful service and people!So how is any writer supposed to pen a stunning piece of advertising copy — copy that sizzles and sells? The following tips will jumpstart your creative thinking and help you write a better ad."

Em Cole
Developer at Uno Agency

Our Events

The Stratford Perth Centre For Business offers targeted events, workshops and webinars custom designed for your business growth needs.

March 24, 2020

Women's Day 2020 - Event Postponed

The Stratford Perth Centre for Business presents our annual Women's Day event.


Read the Blog

Our business advisors are experts in their fields. From employment to marketing, HR to sales, we've got a blog to help you grow your business.

February 25, 2019

Trena's Top 5 Reasons To Love Squarespace For Your Business

We're breaking down our favourite reasons to love the templated web design service, Squarespace! Today is Trena's turn to tell you why she loves Squarespace!

February 20, 2019

Holly's Top 5 Reasons For Moving Your Website To Squarespace

We're so exicted to be presenting our Squarespace and SEO workshop here at the Stratford Perth Centre for Business. Trena and Holly are breaking down the top 5 reasons why we love Squarespace! First up, Holly.

December 4, 2018

Learning To Love Facebook's Algorithm in 2019

So by now, you've heard that Facebook has made one of the biggest algorithm changes they've almost EVER done. And by now, you've probably also heard a lot of fear mongering and are completely re-thinking your Facebook marketing strategy.


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Contact an Advisor

Holly Mortimer

Business Advisor
Stratford Perth Centre for Business
519.305.5055 x1004

Trena Hough

Administration and Event Co-Ordinator
Stratford Perth Centre For Business
Phone: 519.305.5055 x1005