Business Support Services

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

Get connected!

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!

Our services

Our Economic Development team offers guidance and support through every stage of business development. Here are a few of the ways we can help:

Business retention and expansion

  • Offering information for businesses on a variety of topics, from financing to facility expansion.
  • Connecting companies to industry networks and partnership opportunities.
  • Providing a corporate calling program to identify the needs of local businesses and help them to expand.

Research and analysis

  • Providing economic, demographic and sector information and analysis.
  • Monitoring Oakville's competitive position and creating recommendations to maintain or improve our standing.
  • Publishing annual reports on the performance of Oakville's economy.

Site selection

  • Relocation and site selection services.
  • Land development and approvals assistance.
  • Database of major opportunities and investments.

Investment attraction

  • Marketing Oakville as a premium destination for business.
  • Lead servicing.
  • International business development.

Local organizations at your service

Halton Region Small Business Centre

  • For opening, managing or growing a business
  • Comprehensive resource centre
  • Training, expertise and tools to guide your business
  • One-on-one advisory services
Halton Region

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

Innovation Factory

  • Helps technology companies and innovators reach their full potential
  • Offers business services, training, mentorship, and strategic connections
  • Accelerates the development of companies
  • Provides access to sector-specific resources
Innovation Factory

Silicon Halton

  • Represents growing high-tech companies throughout Halton Region
  • Supports technology leadership and social networks
  • Promotes members and Halton as global technology hub
Silicon Halton

Additional employment resources

In Halton Region, there are a number of organizations that can help your business with your employment needs. Some resources for both employers and employees include:


Contact to discuss which tools can help you meet your online business goals.

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