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Small Business and Entrepreneurship

The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Centre (SBEC) provides entrepreneurs and small business owners with the training and support necessary to start and grow successful businesses. SBEC is a one-stop source of resources, programs and information that provide guidance and professional advice from concept through start-up and early growth-stages of business.


The SBEC business advisors help you make the right decisions at business start-up and develop the skills and access to networks you need to grow and succeed. Their services include:

  • Access to professionals
  • Advice and consultation
  • Business development workshops and seminars
  • Business plan support
  • Complimentary small business information
  • Guidance on registering a business and information on government requirements and programs
  • Mentoring and networking opportunities
  • Support and professional advice on starting, operating and expanding a business


The Small Business and Entrepreneurship Centre operates as a department of Invest WindsorEssex in partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade. They offer two locations in Windsor and a satellite office in Essex County.

Contact our Small Business and Entrepreneurship Centre team.