Business Support

Connecting with entrepreneurs, business leaders, and business owners is what we do best!

Learn more about the variety of business support offerings that we provide below. 

Are you a business owner or manager who is seeking to understand the many programs, services, and support provided by the provincial and federal departments, as well as other economic development organizations? We can help!

Reach out to the Pictou County Partnership business development team to book an appointment now.

The Pictou County Partnership, East Coast Credit Union, and Pictou County Chamber of Commerce have partnered together to offer a new micro-lending program that will foster inclusive business growth for the region. The microloan program will help entrepreneurs access the resources and capital needed to grow their businesses.

Learn more about this program and how to apply here.

Get what you want from your business!

Sign-up to participate in the ELEVATE program that will help you to identify what is getting in your way!

Participants will take part in two initial group sessions focused on sourcing capital and innovation, followed by one-on-one sessions with our business development team.

After the group sessions, participants will have an opportunity to apply to work with the Partnership team on creating a customized plan to achieve their identified goal.

Learn more about the program here. 

Newcomers living in Pictou County who are interested in starting, expanding, or growing their business in Pictou County, as well as purchasing a business in the region or becoming self-employed are eligible for one-on-one support from the Pictou County Partnership’s business development team.

Learn more about the program and how to apply here.

The business retention and expansion program invites entrepreneurs, business leaders, and owners to book a one-on-one conversation with the Partnership’s business development team to discuss challenges and opportunities.

Book a session now.

Do you have a plan for your business? It is time to start thinking about one now!

The Pictou County Partnership team can help support you in identifying steps to becoming “buyer ready”, as well as the potential to introduce buyers, sellers, and investors.

To start a conversation about your transition plans, please reach out to the Partnership team now.

Learn more about our business development team.