Vaughan Business Enterprise Centre (VBEC)

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Description & Services
Description Promotes and supports entrepreneurship and small business growth and economic impact in Vaughan * provides guidance and assistance for business owners including business name registration seminars/workshops business resource library referrals to business professionals networking opportunities one-on-one 'free' confidential business consultations * provides direction on: rules and regulations on starting or expanding a business in Ontario, licensing requirements, sources of business financing, market research techniques, marketing and advertising strategies, government assistance programs, business trends, cashflow management, and customer relationship management * assess business opportunities * business image design * reviews business plans and marketing materials * assists Youth Entrepreneurs and provides mentoring * the Summer Company and Starter Company Program is a youth program that provides funding grants to successful applicants * business seminars for immigrants * partnered with the York Region Arts Council to provide smART Accelerator Program opportunity for creative, enterprising young people aged 18-29 who want to start, grow or buy a creative industry small business * program provides hands-on business coaching and training, as well as mentoring from local business leaders under a placement following 10 weeks of in-class workshops
Dates January-December
Hours Monday-Friday 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Languages English ; Farsi ; Italian ; Portuguese
Fees None ; Business Seminar/Workshop/Event fees may apply
Meetings View website "Seminars" tab for information on upcoming seminars
Location, Telephone & Internet
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/thecityofvaughan
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/city_of_vaughan
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/thecityofvaughan
Location Vaughan
Areas Served Vaughan
Address & Map
2141 Major Mackenzie Dr
Vaughan, ON L6A 1T1
 
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Major Intersection Keele St / Major Mackenzie Dr W
Office Phone 905-832-8526
E-Mail VBEC@vaughan.ca
Website www.vaughan.ca/VBEC
Contact Information
Alternate Contact Raphael Costa, Small Business Consultant; Phone: 905-832-8526 ext 8892; Email: raphael.costa@vaughan.ca
Search Category
Settlement Headings Business and Economic Development ; Language
Subjects Business promotion ; Business start ups ; Businesses ; Entrepreneurs ; Immigrants ; Workshops ; Youth
Other Details
Alternate Name VBEC
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial

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