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The Waterloo Region Small Business Centre encourages and contributes to the enterprising spirit and economic vitality of our community by assisting entrepreneurs with the development of new or existing businesses. The Centre provides a variety of services to individuals preparing to start and grow their business in the Waterloo Region, including one-on-one business consultation advice, seminars, events, workshops, and more.

Our staff located in Kitchener, Cambridge, and Waterloo, are dedicated business professionals who meet with entrepreneurs to provide business planning advice and direction regardless of their industry sector or stage of business development.

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For new or idea stage businesses under 1 year.  Click here for a list of workshops, events, programs and resources.

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For businesses over a year in operations who are looking to grow.  Click here to see what programs and services apply to you, ­arrange a meeting with a business advisor or see our list of curated events.

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Let’s start/grow your entrepreneurial journey together!

Upcoming Events

  • Legal Business Structures and Fundamentals

    March 5 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

  • Navigating Customer Journeys for Business Success

    March 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

  • Navigating Through CRA Obligations (In-Person)

    March 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm