Coaching & Advice

Free Business Consultations

The Centre For Business and Economic Development works one-on-one with our clients. We build on-going relationships that help clients be successful. This service is available to all businesses in the area we serve, whether or not you are a loan client of the Centre For Business. If you want to discuss your business idea or you need help in a particular area of business, Book a FREE Consult. We can provide you with advice and guidance on developing your business and marketing plan, completing and reviewing your financial projections, and many other aspects of running your business. We want to help you.


Business Coaching & Mentoring

Businesses That Have Mentors Double Their Survival Rates

The PowerUp Business Coaching and Mentoring Program has been established to connect small business entrepreneurs with experienced business professionals to help grow their business.

It is an opportunity to benefit from the experience of seasoned business professionals to overcome challenges, grow their business, improve themselves and their knowledge base, and to achieve business success.

“If you ask any successful person how they got to where they are today, chances are they would tell you about a mentor they had somewhere along the way.”

Barack Obama

For business advisors it is an opportunity to share their knowledge and expertise with business owners, ‘pay it forward’, help to accelerate a business owner’s growth and profitability, and contribute to the success of small business in their communities.

“We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give.”

Winston Churchill

South Georgian Bay is a thriving business ecosystem experiencing significant entrepreneurial growth.  We can help business owners take their business to the next level. For more information about the PowerUP mentoring program contact Gillian Fairley, General Manager at: [email protected]

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