Business Consultation

Consultations are a 30min, private and confidential meeting with a business advisor to discuss your specific questions and issues regarding business start-up and growth.  Our business advisors will help you understand your current business stage and recommend a course of action to make your business vision a reality.

Consultations are a FREE service, and therefore in high demand

**Please fully complete the request form.  Questions left unanswered will make you ineligible for this free service.


Cancellation and Missed Appointment Policy:

Your appointment is for your exclusive use and when it is cancelled with short notice, or missed altogether, it is often too late or impossible to offer this time to someone else and the appointment time goes unfilled.
 
The following cancellation / missed appointment policy is in effect:
•A full 24 hours notice is required for cancelling appointments.
•If you cancel with less than 24 hours, the Entrepreneur Centre reserves the right to refuse rebooking for clients with previous no shows or late cancellation and will be subject to a $50 cancellation fee.
 

Please see the Consultation Procedural Statement at the end of the request form for full details.

Due to the rapidly evolving public health situation surrounding COVID-19, The Brampton Entrepreneur Centre has modified how we deliver our services in the coming weeks.


As an organization, our number one priority will always be the health and safety of our clients, staff and service providers. We also want to ensure we maintain the high service standards our clients expect. As such, we will be delivering all our services online, or over the phone, until further notice.

Please click here to access our Guide to Starting a Business in Brampton.  This document must be reviewed before completing this request form.


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Business Consultation: Procedural Statement
This Procedural Statement sets forth certain expectations for both clients and the BEC staff. Its intention is to ensure that the business consultation service continues to be provided in a mutually productive and efficient manner.

  • Consultations are free of charge.
  • Clients are permitted no more than two (2) consultations at each of the following business lifecycle stages: exploration; research and planning; launch and early growth; expansion.
  • Method of service delivery may include: face-to-face meetings, conference calls, e-mail feedback
    **due to COVID, all consultations will happen over the phone
  • The duration of each client meeting is 30min
  • Non-Disclosure Agreements are not signed. However, all confidentiality is assured.
  • The Brampton Entrepreneur Centre has the right to refuse provision of this service.
  • The Brampton Entrepreneur Centre will follow up with clients at 3-months and 12-months post consultation.The client is expected to report whether the business has opened/expanded and jobs created as a result, within three days of the request.
  • Your appointment is for your exclusive use and when it is cancelled with short notice, or missed altogether, it is often too late or impossible to offer this time to someone else and the appointment time goes unfilled.
     
    The following cancellation / missed appointment policy is in effect:
    •A full 24 hours notice is required for cancelling appointments.
    •If you cancel with less than 24 hours, the Entrepreneur Centre reserves the right to refuse rebooking for clients with previous no shows or late cancellation and will be subject to a $50 cancellation fee.
The personal information on this form is collected under authority of the Municipal Act SO 2001, c. 25. Questions about the collection of personal information should be directed to our Call Centre by dialing 3-1-1 (within Brampton city limits) or 905.874.2000 (outside city limits). Please review the City’s Privacy Statement for more information.