Business Development Centre


The Business Development Centre (BDC) is a collaborative project between the Town of Collingwood, the Downtown Collingwood Business Improvement Area (BIA), the provincially supported Small Business Enterprise Centre (SBEC), and the federally supported Centre for Business and Economic Development (CBED). 

Town of Collingwood Marketing & Business Development  

Encouraging business growth and job creation, by actively promoting the full range of support, information, and advice available to businesses in the Town of Collingwood. 

Centre For Business and Economic Development  

A Federally funded program providing loans to new and existing small businesses. Providing support for community economic development.

Small Business Enterprise Centre  

The focus of the Small Business Enterprise Centre is to provide support to start-up and existing small business enterprises during their development, retention and operation. 

Downtown Business Improvement Area  

The mandate of the Collingwood Downtown Business Improvement Area is to promote a clean, beautiful, vibrant and attractive central business district and to support policies which enhance and assist the retail and business community.

Meet the Team

Upcoming Events


Department Contacts

Director, Marketing and Business Development
Martin Rydlo   
Phone: 705-445-8441 x7421

Business Consultant, Coordinator South Georgian Bay Small Business Enterprise Centre
Tim Newton   
Phone: 705-446-3355 x

Business Development Centre
Karen Clegg   
Phone: 705-445-8441 x7420

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Office Address:

105 Hurontario Street
Collingwood, ON
L9Y 3Z5

Mailing Address:

PO Box 157
Collingwood, ON
L9Y 3Z5


05/09: Free Information Session for Local Employers

03/11: Frozen Water Services- Business Update

09/23: Small Business Month in Collingwood

07/30: Business Development Centre opens its doors