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Business to Bruce
Business to Bruce
Port Elgin, ON

Bruce County knows how important small businesses are to our economy, which is why our team is invested in assisting local entrepreneurs and business owners. We provide free resources and support to entrepreneurs at all stages of business development. From the idea generation stage to succession planning, we have the tools and guidance to help you with your business endeavors.


We provide free and confidential services to Bruce County entrepreneurs and business owners. Visit our office at 1243 MacKenzie Road in Port Elgin to use our public computer for your business needs at no cost or give us a call at 1-800-268-3838.

These services are provided in partnership with the Province of Ontario and Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs.


  • One-on-one consultations to help you start and grow business
  • General start-up, expansion, and succession questions
  • Assistance with:
    • Business registrations
    • Preparing a business plan
    • Preparing a marketing plan
    • Market research
    • Financials
    • Human resources/staffing
    • Zoning, permits, regulations, and licenses

Free seminars

Our free seminars and workshops offer entrepreneurs the opportunity to expand their knowledge on numerous topics including:

  • Writing a business plan
  • Financials and bookkeeping
  • Marketing/target market
  • Social media for business
  • Human resources/staffing
  • Digital marketing
  • Online shopping
  • Retail management
  • Operations
  • General start-up and expansion information
  • Succession planning

Attend one of our events or seminars for great networking opportunities and informative topics relevant to business development. See all our upcoming events and seminars here.


The Business to Bruce team offers our local entrepreneurs and business owners the chance to earn grant funding by completing various programs. From high school students to retirees, if you have a business idea, we have a program, opportunities for grant funding, and support for you! Learn more about our grants here.

559 Goderich St.
Port Elgin, ON, N0H 2C4
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