​​​​The Brampton Entrepreneur Centre (BEC) is your central source for small business information, resources and guidance.

If you are a start-up or an existing small business, we are here to help! Offering free business information and guidance, business seminars and online courses, training and mentorship programs, and more!

Our Vision

To contribute to the stability and growth of the local economy by fostering the careful preparation, launch and long-term sustainability of micro and small businesses across all sectors.

Our Mission

To provide current, accurate and thorough information through online documents, seminars and workshops, consultations and business plan reviews with a strong customer service approach. This information will be cost-effective, easily accessible and highly responsive to client needs.

​How We Can Help

At the Brampton Entrepreneur Centre (BEC), we’re dedicated to helping small business owners and entrepreneurs like you succeed in today’s ever-changing business market. Whether you’re thinking about opening a business, formulating your business plan or undergoing change in an established business BEC has the expertise to help propel your ideas forward. You’ll be pleased to learn that most of our services are free, and the rest are offered at a nominal fee.

Brampton BEC is part of the City of Brampton’s Economic Development Office (EDO). The Economic Development Office was developed as a “one-stop shop” for business development information. EDO supports existing Brampton businesses in their quest for success, as well as encourages new businesses to set up and soar in the thriving business environment our city has to offer. New business creation is a foundation of economic development practices. Find out more about the Brampton EDO by clicking here.

The Brampton Entrepreneur Centre is part of Small Business Centres (SBC) Ontario and the Ontario Small Business Recovery Network.

We Offer Free...

  • Guidance on business start-up steps
  • Guidance on permits, regulations and other start-up requirements
  • GrowthWheel ​- Existing business support
  • Leading-edge information, resources, templates and market research
  • Workshops and seminars (free and low-cost)
  • Individual, private consultations
  • Business plan reviews
  • Referral services
  • Guidance on growth and change issues
  • Professional development and networking opportunities
  • Access to funding opportunities
  • Site selection support - we help you find suitable locations for your business
  • Co-working (free with approved application)
  • ... and so much more!

To request a complimentary consultation with one of our business advisors, please complete the consultation request form.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday *available for virtual appointments only
  • 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Tuesday - Thursday
  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Friday *available for virtual appointments only
  • 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Contact Us

  •  Phone - 905.874.2650
  •  Fax - 905.874.2670
  •  TTY - 905.874.2130
  •  E-mail - bec@brampton.ca

To book a consultation with our advisors:www.brampton.ca/skiptheline

Pour réserver une consultation en Français:bec@brampton.ca

We are located at 41 George Street South (directly beside Sunset Grill).

**All services are offered remotely until further notice.


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Les services du Centre des entrepreneurs de Brampton (BEC) sont offerts en Français sur demande pour les programmes financés par la province de l’Ontario.

Quand vous appele​z pour demander assistance, veuillez dire le nom de votre langue en anglais et on appellera un interprete. Les services d'interpretation sont offerts gratuitemet. Veuillez attendre en ligne tandis qu'on appelle un interprete.

Services multilingues

Parking Options when visit​ing BEC

The Brampton Entrepreneur Centre is accessible via the following Transit Routes

  • Brampton Transit:
  • GO Transit:
    • "Kitchener" Train Line, #30-31-33039 and Bus Routes "Kitchener" #30-31-33-39, Brampton-North York #34-35-36, Orangeville-Brampton #37
    • www.gotransit.com

Meet the Brampton Entrepreneur Centre Team

  • Jennifer Vivian
    • Manager
  • Daniel Bishun
    • Business Advisor
  • Lisa Rossetti
    • Business Associate
  • ​Ashley Naraine-Crevier
    • Business Associate
  • Jessica Hale
    • Entrepreneurship Coordinator
  • Burch Smith
    • Entrepreneurship Assistant