Are you thinking of starting a small business? Do you want to be your own boss but don’t know where to start? Are you a start-up that is unsure of what rules and regulations you might need to start your business?

The Mississauga Business Enterprise Centre (MBEC) is your central source for small business information, resources and guidance.

If you are a small business start-up, we will answer your questions about registering and starting a new business, preparing a business plan, taxes, available government programs and much more.

Le services de la Centre d’encadrement des petites entrepreneurs do Mississauga (MBEC) est disponible en francais à la demand pour les programmes financé de l’Ontario. Visitez

6th Largest City in Canada
1,400+ Multi-National Firms
7 Major Highways Service Mississauga
145+ Languages Spoken
Home to Canada’s Largest Airport, Servicing 47 M+ Passengers Annually
Less Than 90 min Drive to U.S. Border
Within a Day’s Drive to North America’s Richest Markets: 141 M Consumers
4.3 M+ Labour Pool Within the GTA, Representing nearly half of Ontario’s Labour force

Entrepreneurship in Mississauga starts at MBEC

Information and Guidance

Whether you are starting or growing a small business, the Mississauga Business Enterprise Centre (MBEC) can help. MBEC is your central source for small business information, resources and guidance.

Do you have a question about how to start or grow your business?

Let’s Get Started

Location:  The Mississauga Business Enterprise Centre is conveniently located in downtown Mississauga in the Mississauga Central Library, 4th floor, 301 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W., Mississauga. Hours of Operation:

Monday9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  Telephone: 905-615-4460

Small Business Training

Mississauga Business Enterprise Centre (MBEC) offers small business training to help entrepreneurs start, build and grow their businesses. Gain valuable information, insights and skills needed to take your business from start to success through expert led engaging in-person seminars and workshops and online business training programs.    

In-Person Seminars & Workshops

Mississauga Business Enterprise Centre (MBEC) small business seminars and workshops offer the opportunity to attend expert-led, engaging, in-person group sessions to learn how to launch or expand your business. Gain valuable information, insights and skills needed to take your business from start to success. Seminars are located at Central Library – 301 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W. Learn More

Online Business Training Courses

MBEC online business courses offer the opportunity to learn at your own pace with on-demand business courses designed by industry professionals. Develop sound business skills and facilitate your business to reach its full potential. Learn More

Entrepreneurship Programs

MBEC entrepreneurship programs offer free training, business skills development and an opportunity to receive a grant to start or expand your business for those 15 years of age and older.

Digital Main Street Mississauga 

Digital Main Street is a program that helps main street businesses achieve digital transformation. The program is built around an online learning platform, structured training programs, and our Digital Service Squad, a team of street-level team members who help main street businesses grow and manage their operations through the use of digital tools and technology.

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Summer Company Program for Young Entrepreneurs

Are you 15-29 years and have a business idea?  The summer Company program can help you launch and develop your own summer business through free business training, mentorship and an opportunity to receive a grant of up to $3,000 to help you get your business started.

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“MBEC’s training and mentoring program is incredibly valuable. Mississauga has been a great place to start a business. It’s the perfect ecosystem for start-ups and provides unlimited opportunities to create and innovate.” MBEC Client Satish Thiyagarajan, Co-Founder, head Coach, Zebra Robotics