Business Support Services

Get Connected.

We take pride in the diversified support services available to both new and existing businesses in Oakville

When you want to connect with an organization that represents your sector, bolster networking opportunities and build lasting relationships with the business community, let our Economic Development team point you in the right direction.

Local organizations at your service

Halton Region

Halton Region Small Business Centre

  • For opening, managing or growing a business
  • Comprehensive resource centre
  • Training, expertise and tools to guide your business
Halton Region

Oakville Chamber of Commerce

Oakville Chamber of Commerce

  • Represents the interests of the local business community
  • Provides members with networking events
  • Members enjoy many benefits including group insurance and affiliate programs
Oakville Chamber

Haltech

Haltech

  • Halton's Regional Innovation Centre - helping tech companies transform ideas and innovations into well-positioned, growing ventures
  • Offers structured, milestone-based programs for Startups & Global Scaleups
  • Provides business innovation advising and entrepreneurship workshops
Haltech

Silicon Halton

Silicon Halton

  • Representing growing high-tech companies throughout Halton Region
  • Supporting technology leadership and social networks
  • Promoting members and Halton as global technology hub
Silicon Halton

Business Improvement Areas

 Business Improvement Areas (BIAs) are defined areas where businesses contribute to enhancements within the area boundaries. BIAs provide additional services such as street beautification, branding and marketing, as well as seasonal improvements. BIAs help strengthen commercial areas and raise the profile of local destinations in town. Oakville is home to three business improvement areas (BIAs).

Bronte Village BIA

Bronte Village BIA

On the shores of Lake Ontario, Bronte Village is home to over 200 businesses. Discover international and local dining, cool shops and fine boutiques - all in a beautiful lakeside setting. 

Bronte Village BIA

Downtown Oakville BIA

Downtown Oakville BIA

Downtown Oakville is a delightful shopping and cultural district with a mix of retail, professional services and exceptional dining. The downtown area has over 350 businesses and is rich in history and heritage. 

Downtown Oakville BIA

Kerr Village BIA

Kerr Village BIA

A vibrant community with its own distinctive character, Kerr Village BIA is known for its shops, restaurants and community events. 

Kerr Village BIA