Business Advisory Centre Northumberland


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The Business & Entrepreneurship Centre, (BECN) is an initiative of the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation, in partnership with Northumberland County.

We are part of a network of 46 Small Business Enterprise Centres operating in 56 locations throughout the Province of Ontario. Business Entrepreneurship Centre Northumberland provides the “Expertise to Build & Grow Your Business” offering a full scope of services that will facilitate business start up and expansion. Most of our services are at no cost to users.

We can help you in the following ways:

Free consultations with a qualified business consultant
Business plan development
Marketing plan assistance
Provide you with informational booklets, pamphlets and brochures
Business seminars, workshops, and specific educational activities
Guidance on licenses, permits, registration, regulations, etc. required to start and build a business
Business coaching and networking opportunities


Business Advisory Centre Northumberland helps non-profit, for-profit, co-op, charity and non-incorporated business types in Cobourg and Ontario .

They offer free and paid services in English for all ages .

They deliver in-person and online services in the form of workshops, courses, coaching and self-directed .


  • Build new skills

    Business Advisory Centre Northumberland can help you build new skills in marketing and business planning.

  • Get connected

    Business Advisory Centre Northumberland can help you get connected through coaches.

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