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 & 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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