YOUR ONE-STOP SHOP FOR BUSINESS SUPPORT

Grow Guelph is the Business Retention and Expansion Program (BR+E) for Guelph, Ontario. Led by a task force of 12 partner organizations in the Guelph region, we aim to create a strong local economy where businesses can grow and prosper.

START A BUSINESS

Business Centre Guelph-Wellington
Start up, growth strategies, business planning

Guelph Economic Development
Building and business permits, grand openings, municipal assistance

Innovation Guelph
Start up, mentorship, strategic introductions

University of Guelph – John F. Wood Centre for Business and Student Enterprise
Start up, entrepreneurship, business planning

GROW YOUR BUSINESS

Business Centre Guelph-Wellington
Start up, growth strategies, business planning

Guelph Economic Development
Building expansions, relocation services, municipal assistance

Guelph Chamber of Commerce
Networking, Advocacy, Business Connections

Innovation Guelph
Scale-up, mentorship, seed funding, strategic introductions

Ontario Centres of Excellence
Innovation, research & development, technical internships

University of Guelph – Research Innovation Office
Research expertise, collaboration, technology licensing

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

Career Education Council
Youth engagement, career exploration, insights

Conestoga College
Essential Skills, assessments, continuing education

University of Guelph – Experiential Learning Department
Co-operative Education, Work-Integrated Learning, Career Services

University of Guelph – OpenEd
Customized programs, professional development, industry connections

Workforce Planning Board
Research, labour market information, links to agencies/initiatives

TRAINING

Business Centre Guelph-Wellington
Start up, programs, resources

Career Education Council
Youth engagement, experiential learning, skills

Conestoga College
Employer driven, customized solutions, results-oriented

Innovation Guelph
Entrepreneurship, business management, finding capital

University of Guelph – OpenEd
Skill development, certification, flexible delivery

Workforce Planning Board
Research, labour market information, links to agencies/initiatives

FUNDING

Innovation Guelph
Seed funding, strategic introductions, VC/Angel networks

Ontario Centres of Excellence
Innovation, research & development, technical internships

Workforce Planning Board
Research, labour market information, links to agencies/initiatives

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ADVOCACY

Guelph Chamber of Commerce
Networking, Advocacy, Business Connections

Workforce Planning Board
Research, labour market information, links to agencies/initiatives

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NETWORKING

Business Centre Guelph-Wellington
Start up, peer to peer, networking events

Guelph Economic Development
Networking, Advocacy, Business Connections

Guelph Chamber of Commerce
Networking, Advocacy, Business Connections

Innovation Guelph
Peer-to-peer, B2B, investor meetups, curated opportunities

Workforce Planning Board
Links to agencies/initiatives

MEET THE PARTNERS

Business Centre Guelph
Career Education Council
Career Education Council Guelph Wellington
Dufferin
careereducationcouncil.ca
career.education@ugdsb.on.ca
519-827-6468
Conestoga College

Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
conestogac.on.ca
mdiamond@conestogac.on.ca
519-748-5220 ext. 3370

University of Guelph

John F. Wood Centre for Business and Student Enterprise
uoguelph.ca/johnfwoodcentre/thehub
cbase@uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 extension 53056

University of Guelph

Open Learning And Educational Support
OpenEd.uoguelph.ca
info@OpenEd.uoguelph.ca
519-767-5000

University of Guelph

University of Guelph
uoguelph.ca

Workforce Planning Board of Waterloo Wellington Dufferin

Workforce Planning Board of Waterloo
Wellington Dufferin
workforceplanningboard.com/home
info@workforceplanningboard.com
519-622-7122

CONTACT US

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