Starter Company Plus
Starter Company Plus is a training and mentoring program for start-up businesses less than 2-years of age. Currently, we are inviting all types of businesses to apply! This program offers opportunities for FREE training, mentorship, and funding opportunities for eligible businesses.
Have you ever wanted to launch your own food or beverage business but didn’t know how or where to start? This 7-week bootcamp will help get your favourite recipe retail ready! Learn the basics of the food & beverage industry, how to package and label your food product, secure retailers, and more!
In partnership with the Business Advisory Group, Launch Local provides early and growth-stage business owners individual mentoring sessions with successful entrepreneurs, business leaders, and retired executives. Moreover, participants receive group training on business planning, social media marketing, marketing analytics, and cashflow.
New Business on The Block
Get you’re recently opened, relocated, or purchased business featured on our social channels and in our monthly newsletters! Getting your name “out there” can sometimes be a challenge. Because of this, The Hamilton Business Centre wants to help shine a light on those new businesses in the community that have recently opened, relocated, or been purchased.
My Main Street – Local Business Accelerator Program
The My Main Street Local Business Accelerator is a data-driven community economic development program focused on revitalizing main streets with a healthy retail mix while providing residents, new entrepreneurs, and existing businesses with economic opportunities in their main street community.
Opening a Restaurant in Hamilton (Guide)
Thinking of opening a restaurant in Hamilton? This free guide is here to help you understand the steps you will take, and the important people to connect with, to start your business. It provides a general overview of each step, appropriate department and contact details, as well as costs and timelines.
Business Advisory Group
BAG is a not-for-profit, incorporated organization of business persons, senior managers and professionals, working together as volunteers. Over the years BAG has helped start-ups, established businesses, both successful and troubled, and those who want to explore creating a business.
Small Business Centres Ontario
Small business success is all about learning and adapting. Taking a business from idea to start-up to growth stage is no small feat! SBC E-Learning Sessions (free) will set you up with essential skills, knowledge, and prepare you to speak to business professionals and advisors. With this knowledge you can move forward, minimize common mistakes and risk throughout your small business journey.