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