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.

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.


2020 Provincial grant program information.

There are currently no grants available.

Expert Series

Our Expert Series is currently on hiatus but will return with a new format in the coming weeks.

Click here to access previous episodes.


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.

July 21, 2020

The new mandatory mask policy - A webinar

Join Beth Traynor from Siskinds LLP as we go over the legal requirements for small businesses in relation to the mandatory mask coverings policy in public establishments.


Entrepreneur Academy

The Stratford Perth Centre for Business presents our ongoing digital education space, The Entrepreneur Academy


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.

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

August 4, 2020

Email Marketing Is More Important Than Ever - Part 4

We all know how the Sorting Hat from Harry Potter famously sorted students into 4 houses based on their personality and what they could bring to the table for their respective houses. Think of segmenting your list in the same frame.


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