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Brampton Entrepreneur Centre now open late


​BRAMPTON, ON: Beginning January 10, the Brampton Entrepreneur Centre (BEC) – Brampton’s key resource for existing and aspiring business owners – will be open until 8 pm every Tuesday.

To enhance client services, BEC’s Business Advisors will be offering consultations and extra programming after traditional work hours to accommodate more aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners.

“The Brampton Entrepreneur Centre has been instrumental in helping many businesses in Brampton start or expand,” said Councillor Jeff Bowman, Chair of Economic Development. “It’s now even more convenient for entrepreneurs to check out seminars and programs, or just meet some of our experts.”

In addition to BEC’s regular programming, there are great after hours sessions already scheduled for the next couple of months, starting at 6 pm every Tuesday:
• Jan 10 – Get Your Business Up and Running
• Jan 17 – Is Your Business Viable?
• Jan 24 – Ask the Expert Night - Accounting
• Jan 31 – How to Grow Your Business
• Feb 7 – Get Your Business Up and Running
• Feb 14 – Mentoring Mixer
• Feb 21 – Ask the Expert Night - Legal
• Feb 28 – How to Grow Your Business 

The Brampton Entrepreneur Centre runs events throughout the year to support businesses and connect entrepreneurs. It also offers individual consultations and advice, and is the access point for funding and programs to support start-up and established businesses. Go to www.brampton.ca/bec for more information.


The Brampton Entrepreneur Centre is located in the Atrium at City Hall. Parking at City Hall is free for the first hour and free after 6 pm on weekdays.

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