Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre

Cornwall is a growing community with a strong economy – two essential ingredients for growing a successful small business.

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.