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!

ELEVATE Program Highlights:   

 1. Customized Assessment: Defining Your Compass  

Step away from the daily grind to test assumptions, rethink strategies, and uncover untapped opportunities. Starting with a customized assessment of your personal and business journey, you'll create a roadmap that becomes your guide to success. 

2. One-on-One Sessions: Personalized Guidance

Engage in personalized sessions with our Business Development team. By accessing the Partnership resources and inviting experts to help address your specific challenges, you will receive tailored advice and chart a course that aligns with your unique business objectives. 

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.

Learn more about our Elevate Your Business Value workshop, happening February 6th, 2024.

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

Learn more about our business development team.