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

Business Basics FREE E-Learning Course!

Business Consults

Book an appointment with HOLLY if you need assistance with your start-up, planning, strategic thinking and digital marketing strategies. (Appts available Tuesday thru Thursday.) Please note: we are booking appointments 1-2 weeks out at this time.

Click here to book an appointment with HOLLY

Workshops

Click the link below to learn about upcoming workshops and educational events for small business.
Please note that all workshops and events are currently being held virtually.

Learn more now!

FREE Start-up Courses

This series of 10 free online learning sessions will help you decide if starting your own business is the right path for you, then guide you through the steps involved in getting started.

Enroll in the SBC Business Basics and Start-up Program

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.

Grant Programs

The Summer Company Grant Program is now accepting applications for youth in the education system between the ages of 15 and 29. Click below to learn more.

Click here to find out more about the program.

Small Business Centres of Ontario

Looking for guidance in overcoming today’s business challenges? FREE workshops, guidance and e-learning is available for you now.

Click here to learn more.

Testimonials

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
Client

Very Helpful!

"Very helpful with personalizing suggestions to each small business"

Florence Morris
entrepreneur

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.

Email Marketing For Small Business: A 2-Day Workshop July 13 & 15, 2021

This workshop covers email marketing strategies and tools for small business.

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May 18, 2021

Business Operations 101

This workshop is designed for small business owners who need help streamlining their operations to maximize productivity and profitability.

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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.

May 5, 2021

Are You Measuring The Right Metrics?

Are you obsessed with followers? Likes? Feel that little flutter when you get new fans? What if you stopped and thought about it for a minute? What do those new followers represent for your bottom line?

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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...

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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

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Contact an Advisor

Holly Mortimer

Business Advisor
Available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Stratford Perth Centre for Business
Holly@stratfordperthbusiness.ca
519.305.5055 x1004

Janis Auster

Operations and Administrations Lead
investStratford
jauster@investstratford.com
Phone: 519.305.5055