The Markham Small Business team offers dedicated support to those looking to start and grow their business. Entrepreneurs meet one-on-one with our expert business consultants and have access to a variety of programs and support tailored to their needs.

Small Business Services and Advisory Support

Just starting out? We can help with business plan reviews and provide guidance on licenses, loans, registration, and permits needed to start a business. We can also provide information on trade, patents, copyright and trademarks, and connect you to mentoring and networking opportunities.

Use our online booking calendar to meet us virtually or at the Aaniin Library, Angus Glen Library, Markham Village Library, YSpace or the IBM Innovation Centre.

Dates

Apr 2022 - Mar 2023

1,456

businesses helped

48

Seminars hosted
Summer Company 2022 at Y Space

Digital Main Street Support

Digital Main Street helps small businesses to adopt new technology by providing access to tools, resources, and funding.

Use our online booking calendar to meet a member of our Digital Service Squad virtually, at your facility, or at the Aaniin Library, Angus Glen Library, Markham Village Library, YSpace or the IBM Innovation Centre.

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My Main Street

My Main Street is a $15-million investment to foster the stabilization and revitalization of main streets across southern Ontario. The program will offer streamlined direct-to-business supports and complementary programming for community projects that will encourage growth and economic prosperity.

Application deadline is March 31, 2024.

My Main Street Main Street Unionville

Small Business Grants

The Markham Small Business Centre administers a few grants throughout the year including Summer Company, Starter Company Plus, Digital Transformation Grant, and the Canada Digital Adoption Program. 

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Markham Civic Centre
101 Town Centre Boulevard
Markham, Ontario, L3R 9W3
Monday to Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM
(excluding statutory holidays)