Small Business BC (SBBC) supports British Columbia’s entrepreneurs to start and grow successful and resilient businesses through expert business advisors, educational services, high-value, innovative and professional resources and engaging community events.
Their vision for achieving this is by empowering entrepreneurs and contributing to the economy in every community throughout British Columbia with the resources and skills that fuel innovation, sustainability, and growth.
Small Business BC exists to provide support throughout the process. From starting a business, to building resiliency and long-term growth, when an entrepreneur decides to start a business, we are standing by with the products, services and advice they need to achieve their business goals.
SBBC has a range of support that includes free resources like their business plan template, seminars, webinars, one-on-one expert advisories and programs that SBBC administer such as Bizmap and Export Navigator.
Small Business BC offers a wealth of business resources and guides to help support and grow your small business. Whether you are starting a business, or looking for new growth strategies, use their business startup checklists, expert programs, and specialized bookstore to build your business. Our resources provide you with important business tips and tools for Business Planning, Market Research, Marketing & Sales, Import/Export and much more.
Many entrepreneurs write a business plan only when they need to secure start-up financing. However, your plan is far more than a document for banks and investors to read; it’s an invaluable roadmap for launching and growing your business.
In order to put your business concept on paper, you need to think through and research the many factors that are needed to make sure your business is a success. With a plan, not only can you spot potential weaknesses, opportunities, and threats, your plan can help you make informed decisions about your venture before you commit yourself legally or financially.
Ready to grow your business in a sustainable way? The good news is, there are several different business growth strategies available to you – covering everything from exploring new markets, to creating new products or refining your marketing messaging. It’s up to an individual business to find their own unique mix for success. The key is to select an approach that’s aligned with your overall strategic plan and business goals.
Small Business BC provides independent, expert and tailored small business advice for business owners in British Columbia. We have a range of business advisory services in: business registration, business plan, market research and import/export. Alternatively, get the answer to your specific business questions, by talking to one of our experts in Accounting, Branding, Business Broker, Customs & Logisitcs, Lawyer, HR, Insurance, Technology, and Website.