Book a Consultation

The Economic and Cultural Development team offers complimentary one-hour appointments for entrepreneurs and business owners who are seeking consultation and mentorship. In these appointments, a knowledgeable staff member will offer an in-depth look at your business and offer support to help you start or grow your business in Vaughan.

Consultation services include:

  • Business planning support (including marketing strategies, financial forecast and cash flow, and general business development)
  • Business expansion and location assistance
  • Help with municipal permits, licenses and processes or other concerns
  • Referrals to grants, funding and business support programs
  • Referrals to professionals, business organizations and various levels of government

Book a consultation


Vaughan Business and Entrepreneurship Centre (VBEC) staff are available for in-person drop-in services at Vaughan City Hall (2141 Major Mackenzie Drive West, Vaughan), Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., excluding holidays.

VBEC Offers In-Person Office Hours at local Community Centres

Location Hours Date
Father E. Bulfon Community Centre Room 1 -8141 Martin Grove Road, Woodbridge 1:00–5:00 p.m. Friday, January 27, 2023
Vellore Village Community Cente Room 2 – 1 Villa Royale Avenue, Woodbridge 1:00–5:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Pierre Berton Heritage Centre – 10418 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg 1:00–5:00 p.m. Monday, March 20, 2023
North Thornhill Community Centre Room B- 300 Pleasant Ridge Avenue, Thornhill 1:00–5:00 p.m. Monday, April 17, 2023
Rosemount Community Centre Room 3 -1000 New Westminster Drive, Thornhill 1:00–5:00 p.m. Thursday, May 25, 2023