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The YSBEC team will provide you with the information you need to succeed and grow your business. Through our consultation services you can book a one-on-one, one-hour appointment with one of our knowledgeable business consultants to answer specific questions around growing a business, hiring, marketing techniques, and more. We recommend booking a one-on-one consultation using the request form below.

We serve small businesses in the northern York Region municipalities of Aurora, East Gwillimbury, Georgina, King, Newmarket, and Stouffville. Markham, Richmond Hill, and Vaughan have Small Business Enterprise Centres to serve their respective communities.

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    York Small Business Enterprise Centre
    17150 Yonge Street
    Newmarket, Ontario, L3Y 6Z1
    1-877-464-9675 ext. 71572 | ysbec@york.ca

    The York Small Business Enterprise Centre (YSBEC) is funded by the Regional Municipality of York and the Ontario Government.


    Join a group consultation session with other entrepreneurs and small business leaders and led by one of our experienced Small Business Advisors.

    Whether you choose to meet with us one-on-one or in a group we can take an in-depth look at your business or startup idea and weigh its strengths and weaknesses to determine how to build upon what you do well and improve upon the areas that require more work. We can assess the opportunities and challenges your business faces near and far, and through competitive analysis, zero in on what your niche is, and what differentiates your business from your competitors.



    • Startup Advice

      Starting your own small business takes a lot of work. Let us help you with one-on-one support to ensure your new venture is a success right from the start.

    • Growth Advice

      How do we take your business to the next level. Marketing strategies? Access to government programs or mentorship? In our one-on-one consultation we’ll work with you to find the right solution.

    • Government Grants and Funding

      Federal, provincial and municipal governments have various funding programs and grants to help small businesses succeed. Reach out for a one-on-one consultation to get the latest information.

    • Business Plan Development

      Your business plan sets the direction for the operation of your business, and is a critical factor in how successful your business will be. We can help you develop a strategic business plan and work through any opportunities and challenges.

    • Workshops and Conferences

      Connect with a community of entrepreneurs just like you through workshops, events and seminars.

    • Access to Programs

      From specialized growth programs for existing businesses to online digital marketing and more, we can provide you with access to programs that will help take your business to the next level.