GROW GUELPH IS 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.
 

Conestoga College Applied Research Innovation Office

Applied research, innovation, collaboration.
 

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 and 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 and 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

Business Centre Guelph-Wellington

guelphbusiness.com
[email protected]
519-826-4701

Career Education Council

Career Education Council Guelph Wellington Dufferin

careereducationcouncil.ca
[email protected]
519-827-6468

Career Education Council

Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning

conestogac.on.ca
[email protected]
519-748-5220 ext. 3370

Guelph-Wellington Local Immigration Partnership

John F. Wood Centre for Business and Student Enterprise

uoguelph.ca/johnfwoodcentre/thehub
[email protected]
519-824-4120 extension 53056

Innovation Guelph

Open Learning And Educational Support

OpenEd.uoguelph.ca
[email protected]
519-767-5000

Ontario Centres of Excellence

University of Guelph

uoguelph.ca

Workforce Planning Board

Workforce Planning Board of Waterloo Wellington Dufferin

workforceplanningboard.com/home
[email protected]
519-622-7122

CONTACT US

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