Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre

Looking to start your own business? The Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre is in place to assist business owners and entrepreneurs to succeed – not just in Cornwall, but in Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry and Akwesasne as well. The Centre provides a number of services:

  • Free and confidential business consultations, by appointment
  • Library of resource materials
  • Informational pamphlets on a wide range of business topics
  • Support programs for businesses and young entrepreneurs
  • Seminars, workshops and networking events

Special Programs

In addition to consultations, the Business Enterprise Centre manages two programs that support small business:


Entrepreneurs are invited to drop by the Business Enterprise Centre located at the Civic Complex – 100 Water Street East. Staff will be happy to answer any questions you might have. The Centre is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. and can be reached by phone at 613-930-2787 ext. 2276. is your one-stop website with the latest information relevant to small business owners. In addition to valuable information on how to register a business and develop business plans, the site also features interesting articles about new businesses and business events.

You can also reach out to CBEC staff on social media:

The Business Enterprise Centre is a division of the Economic Development Department of the City of Cornwall and is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade. Click here to visit Economic Development‘s page.