What we're about

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.

Upcoming events (4+)

Finding Business Data & Insights

Online event

As an entrepreneur, it’s vital to conduct market research before making important decisions. Analyzing available data allows you to understand your target market, conduct a competitor analysis, view market trends and enhance your business operations. Join the Brampton Entrepreneur Centre’s #BusinessAdvisor, Daniel Bishun, as he explains how secondary market research can help you make an informed decision about the viability of your business idea by tapping into already existing market data.

Presented by: Daniel Bishun of the Brampton Entrepreneur Centre

Marketing for Small Business

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You know what your small business has to offer, but how do you get that message across to potential customers? Marketing for Small Business will help you focus on what your unique value proposition is and how to communicate your message effectively.
You’ll learn about the most effective marketing tools, the changing media landscape, and how to spend your marketing budget.

What Will I Learn?

  • How to communicate what your business offers
  • Tips for crafting your marketing message
  • The right tools to reach your target market
  • Various media choices available to you
  • How digital marketing is altering the decision-making process
  • Find out about cost-effective marketing options

Presented by: Daniel Francavilla of Daniel Does Consulting

Daniel Francavilla is a creative marketing advisor and brand strategist supporting innovative projects that have a positive impact, helping to make things happen for entrepreneurs and changemakers. He is a 40 Under 40 Award recipient.

As a strategist focused on solving bigger problems, Daniel acts as an advisor and fractional marketing executive to select organizations and businesses.

After earning a degree in Graphic Design at OCAD University, he completed a certificate in Digital Strategy & Communications Management at the University of Toronto. He is also a Certified Brand Strategist.

Daniel founded creative agency Now Creative Group in 2013, which was acquired by King Street Media in 2021. As a Partner and Strategist at King Street Media and Now Impact Studio, Daniel works with a team of creatives and marketers to support entrepreneurs, brands and nonprofits. Clients range from startups to TELUS. Now has received a Social Good Design Award, a Business Excellence Award and most recently, a CMA Award from the Canadian Marketing Association.

Doing Business with the City of Brampton

Online event

This 60-minute webinar will be covering topics on various procurement methods the City conducts, where to register to be on the vendor list and invitational procurement process.

Presented by: The City of Brampton Purchasing Department & Entrepreneur Centre

Navigating Government Funding

Online event

This session supports entrepreneurs at all levels in understanding how grant systems operate.

We’ll discuss:

  • How Government Funding Works
  • Types of Grants Available
  • Developing Your 2022 Funding Roadmap

Presented by: Canadian Grant Expert Jeremy O’Krafka
Jeremy has helped hundreds of small businesses like yours find and access the programs best suited to their growth goals. He will be available to during this session to share approaches that have helped other entrepreneurs access funding and answer questions specific to your situation.

**The link to connect to the webinar will be emailed to you 1 day prior

You must register at the eventbrite link to gain access to the session

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Secrets to Writing a Great Business Plan

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