Growing a Business

With the Economic Centre ideally located right in the centre of Bridgewater at 373 King Street, you will never be far from a team of professionals who dedicate their working days to helping you start, sustain and grow your business. The collective interpretation of your business needs by professionals from the following organizations will almost guarantee you success!

The BDA will help you find the right space within which to grow your business and ensure a strong working partnership with the Town of Bridgewater Planning Department. The BDA will also introduce you to potential investors and key partners to support the sustainable growth of your business.

Nova Scotia's department of Economic and Rural Development and Tourism is worth a visit for advice and funding to help you grow your business. The areas covered include business information, community development, tourism, entrepreneurship and trade.

If trade development, business financing, venture capital and investment attraction are next steps for you with your business venture, Nova Scotia Business Inc (NSBI) are the folks to contact. NSBI's primary goal is to expand business activity in Nova Scotia.

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) will provide a thorough overview of the Atlantic region, the business tools to expand your business and information on ACOA's programs. ACOA focuses on business readiness, innovative and competitive growth, export and diversifying your markets, job creation and skill development within your workforce, partnerships and networks.

The Bridgewater and Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC), have established a strong advocacy role for business in Bridgewater and Area. With a broad membership base, the BACC encourages a culture of collaborative networking, sharing of best practice and building a progressive business culture in the region it represents. 

Downtown Bridgewater has a bank on every corner. This speaks volumes about a town. Representation across the board from small business banking to investment to brokerage services can be local to your new business move.