What We Do

Guidance from Business Information Officer

Guidance from Business Information Officer

Challenge #1: Pages upon pages of information to read; three levels of government with which to familiarise yourself; where to begin?
BIC Solution: Talk to one of our Business Information Officers at the Business InfoCentre (BIC) for guidance on the steps for setting up, growing or expanding your business, including information on:

  • Grants and Financial assistance programs
  • Business plan
  • Taxes and regulations
  • Permits and licenses
  • Registering a business name, corporate registration, business number assignment, etc.
  • Import/Export procedures
  • BizGrid: Manitoba Business Support Services Directory

The Business Information Officers simplify the process and help you navigate, step-by-step, through the appropriate stages. We know who to call and where to get the information you need!

Business Seminars and Training Workshops

Business Seminars and Training Workshops

Challenge #2: An entrepreneur is a jack-of-all-trades who has to excel in accounting, marketing, human resources… not to mention social media!
BIC Solution: We help you perfect and develop those skills by offering free seminars throughout the year on a variety of subjects pertaining to business.

We offer:

All seminars take place on the second floor of our heritage building in the National Bank room with top of the line new equipment.

Personalised Research

Personalised Research

Challenge #3: What are the current trends in your sector? What is the demography of the neighborhood in which you want to start your business?
BIC Solution: With access to 100+ databases, the BIC helps you find precise answers for your unique situation, allowing you to make informed decisions.

We provide:

  • Customised research for your company by demographics, geographical area, markets, trends, etc.
  • Benchmarking information;
  • Local, provincial, federal and international scopes.

Start your customised research by filling out this form.