About

Who We Are

Since starting up in 1992, the Small Business Centre (SBC) has provided thousands of entrepreneurs with the training and support necessary to start and grow successful businesses. SBC is a one-stop source – providing guidance and professional advice from concept, through start-up and early growth stages of business.

SBC operates as a department of the WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation in partnership with Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade. Belonging to a network of offices that serve Ontario's small business community, SBC is your local source for small business support services. SBC offers two locations in Windsor and a satellite office in Essex.

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What We Do

Our team of small business advisors helps small business owners and entrepreneurs, like you, make the right decisions at business start-up and help you to develop the skills and access to networks you need to grow and succeed. The Small Business Centre offers three levels of membership for entrepreneurs that include the following services, as well as access to discounts at our workshops and networking events and preferred rates on business products and services at participating local businesses.

Services include:

  • Complimentary small business information
  • Advice and consultation
  • Business plan support
  • Access to professionals
  • Research assistance
  • Business development workshops and seminars
  • Mentoring and networking opportunities
  • Support and professional advice on starting, operating and expanding a business
  • Guidance on registering a business and information on government requirements and programs

We also offer group presentations to community agencies, partners and the clients they serve. Please contact us for details.


Our Team


Sabrina DeMarco

 

Sabrina DeMarco

Executive Director,
Small Business and
Entrepreneurship 
Development

Main Office - Windsor
519-253-6900 x2232

Cristina Melnik

 

Cristina Melnik

Information Coordinator
Main Office - Windsor
519-253-6900 x2233

Shannon Dyck

 

Shannon Dyck

Business Advisor
Satellite Office - Essex
519-776-1116

Natasha Marar

 

Natasha Marar

Business Advisor
Main Office - Windsor
519-253-6900 x2231

Myrtle Donnipad

 

Myrtle Donnipad

Youth and Entrepreneurship
Programs Advisor

Main Office - Windsor
519-253-6900 x2234

Nicole Anderson

 

Nicole Anderson

Program Director –
Women Entrepreneurship Strategy

Main Office - Windsor
519-255-9200 x2255