What is the Markham Small Business Centre (MSBC)?

The Markham Small Business Centre is your one-stop source to start & grow your small business. The team at the Markham Small Business Centre (MSBC) can help you make the right decisions as you start up your business venture, help develop your management capabilities as it grows or can help you pivot as we adapt to the COVID-19 crisis.

The Markham Small Business Centre Offers:

Free Counseling: Our consultants can help you with:

  • Business planning
  • Start-up procedures
  • Regulations and more!

This counselling is offered at no cost and is confidential. Depending on what stage you are at with your business/idea, we may recommend one of our group consultations or one-on-one consultation.

To find out more, please contact the Markham Small Business Centre:

905.477.7000 extension 6722
msbc@markham.ca
www.markham.ca/msbc

Seminars/Workshops

Markham Small Business Centre hosts educational seminars on various business topics throughout the year. Certain subjects we repeat regularly and others are special interest topics.

Click here to find the complete schedule.


Markham Small Business Recovery and Digital Resilience Program

The Markham Small Business Recovery and Digital Resilience Program is a training, education and business advisory program designed to help Markham-based, brick-and-mortar, small businesses shift their business practices and build resilience towards sustainable recovery.  With an emphasis on digital strategies and enhanced virtual/online presence.  In addition, for selected participants, there is an opportunity to be selected for a grant of up to $5,000 to assist with implementation related expenses.

Expressions of interest are now being accepted and the deadline for submitting a completed Business Recovery/Pivot Plan and Cash Flow Projections is Monday, December 7, 2020.

Click here for more information and to apply.


shopHERE Digital Main Street

shopHERE provides independent small businesses and artists in Markham with a quick, easy and no-cost way to get selling online right away.

The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the importance of having an online presence to sell goods and services.

To address this need, Digital Main Street is collaborating with Google, Shopify, Mastercard and Microsoft to build and optimize stores for small independent businesses and artists in just a matter of days.

Click here for more information and to apply.