Barrie. Invest Barrie

Site: Barrie - 70 Collier St - 3rd Floor

Service: Small Business Centre

Description (Service) Encourages and supports entrepreneurship in the City of Barrie, the City of Orillia, and all of Simcoe County by being a one-stop source for all small business needs 
Services include: 
* Business feasibility and guidance 
* Reliable information including one-on-one business plan consultation 
* Advice on permits, licenses and regulatory requirements 
* Coaching for a range of business challenges, managing cash flow and accounting, hiring and managing staff, marketing, social media, and more 
* Training and networking opportunities 
* Referrals to other business support services, including business incubators, government programs and shared work spaces 
* For existing businesses, helps identify ways to take your business to the next level  
* Site visits and one-on-one consultations are available at no charge, and workshops are often offered on topics such as E-Commerce, HR, tax changes and more 
* Available tools include access to funding sources, business plan reviews, and referrals to professionals 
* Provides assistance to youth and students through Summer Company and Starter Company 
* helps young entrepreneurs launch start-up businesses through Futurpreneur Canada  
Supported by the Province of Ontario, and the City of Barrie * part of the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs and one of the 57 small business enterprise centres across Ontario
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Areas Served Simcoe County
Boundaries City of Barrie, City of Orillia and Simcoe County
Eligibility Small business owners
Application Computer Work Station: Appointment * Other Services: Call for information
Languages English
Fees Service - Call for information * most services are free
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Barrie City Hall
70 Collier St, 3rd Flr
Barrie, ON L4M 4T5
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Intersection Mulcaster St and Collier St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-720-2445
Fax 705-739-4246
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Primary Executive Stephannie Schlichter, Director, Business Development

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