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My Main Street Local Business Accelerator:
Supporting Main Street Businesses in Mississauga

The City of Mississauga has launched the My Main Street Local Business Accelerator program to support new and existing small businesses in Mississauga’s Clarkson, Cooksville, Malton, Port Credit, Streetsville and the Downtown Core Area main street communities.

The My Main Street (MMS) program is designed to help bricks-and-mortar main street businesses to attract new and existing consumers, increase foot traffic and restore vibrancy in local main street communities. As part of the program, main street businesses have the opportunity to connect with a My Main Street Ambassador who will help business owners to explore opportunities and provide access to supports to help businesses build and grow in their local main street community.

 

My Main Street will offer business owners the following:

My Main Street Ambassador

A dedicated My Main Street Ambassador in your business community.  

Market Research and Market Profile

Access to customized market research and market profile analysis to help you identify opportunities to grow your business.

Business Guidance

Business guidance, information and resources.

Virtual Training Sessions

Access to a range of on-demand and in-person virtual training sessions.  

My Main Street Grant

Guidance in applying for a non-repayable My Main Street grant.

Business Eligibility Requirements include:

  • Must be a registered business in Ontario.
  • Business must be physically located in one of the participating main street areas in Mississauga: Clarkson, Cooksville, Malton, Port Credit, Streetsville and the Downtown Core Area.
  • Must be an independent local business with less than 10 employees (or less than 25 employees if a restaurant); franchises and corporate chains do not qualify.

 

GET STARTED & SIGN UP

Contact us today to learn how My Main Street can help your business. If you are a business owner in the Clarkson, Cooksville, Malton, Port Credit, Streetsville or Downtown core areas of Mississauga, please fill in the My Main Street Inquiry Form.

Business Address*
Business Owner First Name*
Business Owner Last Name*
Type of Business*

Years in Business?*
Number of Employees*
How did you hear about My Main Street in Mississauga?*
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Notice of Collection:

Personal information is collected under the authority of section 108 of the Municipal Act, 2001. The personal information will be used to identify your business needs. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Economic Development Office by e-mail at EDO@mississauga.ca

PROVIDER

Mississauga Business Entrepreneur Centre (MBEC)

The Mississauga Business Entrepreneur Centre (MBEC) is your central source for small business information, resources and guidance. Whether you are starting or growing a small business, MBEC can help.​

In partnership with: Economic Development Council of Ontario (EDCO) and the Canadian Urban Institute
Funded by: Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario