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Sandwich Business Development Program

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The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Centre (SBEC) has partnered with Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority and Bridging North America, through the Gordie Howe International Bridge Community Benefits Plan, to provide support to Sandwich and west Windsor businesses and entrepreneurs.  

The Gordie Howe International Bridge project will bring numerous economic development opportunities to the Windsor-Detroit region. To help Sandwich and west Windsor businesses and entrepreneurs take advantage of these opportunities, a business development program is available through funding provided by the Gordie Howe International Bridge Community Benefits Plan. Through this initiative, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Centre is providing targeted services and programs to Sandwich Town and the surrounding west end community.” 

Programming and available supports

Are you starting or expanding your small business? The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Centre is offering guidance and complimentary professional advice through one-on-one consultation to entrepreneurs in Sandwich and west-Windsor. In-person office hours will be conducted the first Tuesday of every month from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Windsor Public Library John Muir Branch – 363 Mill St, Windsor.

Walk-ins are welcome based on availability.  

SBEC business advisors are on hand to assist entrepreneurs with developing a customized business plan to start or grow their business in west Windsor. 

Dedicated calendar of events including workshops, seminars and networking opportunities to facilitate business development and connections in Sandwich and west Windsor.

Events Calendar

Mentoring is a key component of business success. SBEC has curated a team of specialized mentors to support entrepreneurs in Sandwich and west Windsor.

SBEC Professional Advisory Services provides businesses, both new and established, with an outside, professional perspective for reviewing and fine-tuning their operations. The team currently consists of:

  • Human resource lawyer
  • Business lawyer
  • Marketing expert
  • Accountant
  • HST consultant
  • I.T. and cyber security consultant