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The Hamilton Business Centre (formerly Small Business Enterprise Centre) provides information, tools, and resources that entrepreneurs need to start and grow their businesses.

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Located on the first floor of City Hall, the Centre is your one-stop source for business information, guidance and professional advice on starting and running a successful business.

Thinking of starting a business or developing your current business? Whether you’re starting a business or developing an existing business, the Hamilton Business Centre (HBC) can help.

Small Business Equals Big Business In Hamilton!

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The Hamilton Business Centre offers the following services to businesses and entrepreneurs:

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The Hamilton Business Centre is open for business and we’re here to help!

Become a client today and get connected with a subject matter expert that can help you get the answers you need and provide you with the support and resources to achieve your business goals. Consultations are currently available virtually and by phone.

Call us today at (905) 540-6400 or click here to get started becoming a client.

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Contact The HBC:

Hamilton Business Centre
City Hall, 71 Main Street West, 1st Floor
Hamilton, Ontario L8R 4Y5
Phone: 905-540-6400
Fax: 905-540-6411


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Partners & Sponsors

Thank you to our valued partners and sponsors for their continued support of the Hamilton Business Centre services and entrepreneurship in Hamilton!

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