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.


Apr 2022 - Mar 2023


businesses helped


Seminars hosted
Serena and Client

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. 

Applications for Starter Company Plus now open!

Summer Company 2022 Group Photo

Social Enterprise 101

The Social Enterprise 101 (micro-credential) course was developed in collaboration with OCAD University for Markham's Small Business clients. 

Social Enterprise is essential in our rapidly evolving world, where the fusion of business strategies and social impact is paramount.

The deadline to submit your Expression of Interest form is September 10, 2024

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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)