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 10 Reasons to Shop Local
 Shop Chatham-Kent
 Grow your business
As the festivities of the holiday season swing into full gear, the Chatham-Kent Economic Development and the Small Business Centre are reminding people across the region to shop local.
Click here to read the top 10 list.
To help promote local business and share community options, the Chatham-Kent Small Business Centre is running a Shop Chatham-Kent campaign. The campaign features a curated selection of local business suggestions, time-limited discounts, and business specials.
Click here to see the campaign on our Facebook page.

Are you thinking about, starting, or looking to growing your business? Then the following business resources can help you no matter the stage of your business development.
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The Chatham-Kent Small Business Centre is your resource for everything you need to help plan, start, and grow your business

Business Development

Visit the Chatham-Kent Small Business Centre if you are:

  • Thinking of starting a business? 
    Do you have a new product or business idea? Are you trying to decide if entrepreneurship is right for you?
  • Starting a business? 
    Getting business started and unsure where go next...learn the keys to successfully starting your business.
  • Growing your business? 
    Running a business can be challenging and you may have questions. Our confidential consulting services are available to you.

Services available to entrepreneurs and small business owners include:

  • Consulting Services
  • Business Name Registration
  • Resource Centre
  • Business Contacts
  • Technology Accelerator
  • Seminars and Training Events

We are the one-stop destination for business information and support services to help entrepreneurs and small business develop and succeed throughout Chatham-Kent. 
Contact us today to schedule your FREE Consultation 

Business Plan Template

Your first step on any new business venture should always be to start with a plan. We have a  BUSINESS PLAN TEMPLATE available to download.
Once you have started your plan, be sure to reach out to a Chatham-Kent Small Business Centre Business Consultant and book an appointment for a free consultation.