Do you have a business question(s)? 
CBEC is here to help.

The Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre (CBEC) provides support and guidance to existing business owners and entrepreneurs across The City of Cornwall, The United Counties of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry and Akwesasne.

The Centre is designed to help you start and/or grow a business. CBEC offers a variety of services that assist new and existing entrepreneurs find success through:

  • free consultations with a qualified business consultant
  • internet and computer access for business research and planning
  • review of business plans
  • consultations through a lawyer or accountant referral service
  • up-to-date information for entrepreneurs
  • workshops and seminars
  • guidance on licenses, permits, registration, regulations and other documents you need to start a business
  • import and export information
  • information on patents, copyright and trademarks
  • mentoring and networking opportunities
  • support programs for businesses and young entrepreneurs

Special Programs

The Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre facilitates additional programming to support small business success:

Where is the CBEC located?

Entrepreneurs are invited to drop by the Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre located at the Civic Complex - 100 Water Street East, Cornwall or contact our team to book a virtual appointment: Shauna Baggs, Business Consultant at 613-930- 2787 ext. 2777.

Hours of operation:
Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
Free parking available

Please note: Due to current EOHU restrictions the office is closed to the public however, staff is available by phone or email.

Where can I find more information about the CBEC? is the best place to gather the latest information on programs, events and funding opportunities. In addition to a regularly updated events calendar, the site also features a blog with interesting articles about new businesses and business events.

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Have you recently opened a new business in the City of Cornwall, United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry or Akwesasne?

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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.


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Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre
100 Water Street East, Suite 104
Cornwall, ON K6H 6G4
Phone: 613-930-2787 ext 2276
Fax: 613-930-2787 ext 2276
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