Greater Barrie Business Enterprise Centre

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Record #: BAR1021 Last Modified: 18 Jun 2015 Last Full Update: 19 Mar 2014
Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone705-720-2445
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Located In CommunityBarrie
AddressBarrie City Hall
70 Collier St, 3rd Floor
Barrie, ON L4M 4T5
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IntersectionMulcaster St and Collier St
Contact Information
Primary ContactStephannie Schlichter, Manager
Description & Services
Description (Service)One of 57 Small Business Enterprise Centres in Ontario specializing in business development assistance for new and existing businesses * provides business information, consultations, networking opportunities, seminars and workshops for existing small businesses under 5 years in operation * provides start up information and programs for youth such as: Summer Company, Future Entrepreneurs Program, (that teachers can access for their grades 7/8 elementary school and 9/10 high school classrooms) * a Business Advisor is on staff * includes a library and computer workstation with internet access * through seminars and individual counselling, entrepreneurs can access information on how to create business plans, access capital, obtain business licenses and market their products * hosts Entrepreneurs Club meetings for established businesses * the result of a partnership between the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development & Innovation and the City of Barrie * other community partners include the Greater Barrie Chamber of Commerce, Staples Business Depot, UPS (Minets Pt), Barrie Advance and Business Times 
Summer Company program gives young people between the ages of 15 and 29 years a chance to start and run their own business for the summer with financial aid and the assistance of a mentoring group
HoursMon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
DatesYear round
Areas ServedAdjala-Tosorontio ; Barrie ; Bradford ; Essa ; Innisfil ; Midland ; New Tecumseth ; Orillia ; Oro-Medonte ; Springwater
BoundariesCentral and South Simcoe County
EligibilitySmall business
ApplicationComputer Work Station: Appointment * Other Services: Call for information
FeesCall for information * most services are free
Other Details
EstablishedFeb 2002
MeetingsCall for information
AccessibilityFully Accessible