Stratford Perth Centre for Business

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.

Business Consults

Click here to book a virtual appointment with HOLLY if you need assistance with your start-up, planning, strategic thinking and digital marketing strategies.

Click here to book an appointment with HOLLY

Business Consults

Click here to book a virtual appointment with TRENA for assistance with your Start-up, Human Resources/Employees, running your business day-to-day, and budgeting.

Click here to book an appointment with TRENA

FREE Courses

Enroll in The Entrepreneur Academy to gain access to our entire course curriculum at no cost to you.

Enroll in The Entrepreneur Academy

COVID-19 Resources

Want to open safely but need guidance on how to do so? Call the Stop The Spread Business Line at 1-888-444-3659.

You can also click here to access our resource pdf.


The Starter Company Plus program is currently closed for applications. Check back in 2021 for our next program start date.

Click here to find out more about the program.

Small Business Centres of Ontario

Looking for guidance in overcoming today’s business challenges? As your Ontario Small Business COVID-19 Recovery Network, we’re here for you.

Click here to learn more.


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."

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Our Events

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

March 30, 2021

Women's Day 2021 Virtual Event

Join the Stratford Perth Centre For Business and investStratford for an evening of virtual community and conversation in celebration of Women’s Day.

November 17, 2020

How To Create A New Revenue Stream For The Upcoming Winter Season

Winter Is Coming! Do you have your winter revenue streams ready?Join small business technology expert, Dr. Ada Barlatt, as she provides you with the resources you need to create an entirely new revenue stream for your business this winter.


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.

November 10, 2020

Helping Your Business Find New Revenue For The Winter

Sometimes it's really hard to get out of our own way when we're stuck in a business rut. We know our systems and processes aren't quite right or working hard enough for us, but in the thick of it, it's challenging to find the time...

September 15, 2020

Are you listening? Winter is coming.

With colder weather coming and the potential for a second wave of COVID-19, small businesses should have shifted their focus by now from re-opening to surviving the winter. If not, I've got some advice to offer on how you can get started on creating

August 11, 2020

Be Like Pizza

Mid-2019 the pizza joint closest to my house came out with a busy, introverted, single mom’s dream. They had created an app to order my pizza with an accompanying digital delivery oven inside the store so that I didn’t have to talk to anyone or wait


Contact an Advisor

Holly Mortimer

Business Advisor
Stratford Perth Centre for Business
519.305.5055 x1004

Trena Hough

Event Co-Ordinator/Business Advisor
Stratford Perth Centre For Business
Phone: 519.305.5055 x1005