Our Services

Business leaders in sectors ranging from mining to electronics have praised North Bay for not only being an outstanding place to live, but for providing a superior economic environment for companies to grow and prosper.

Our business resources rival those of many larger cities, and include national accounting, legal, financial, freight-forwarding and realty firms, major investment houses, and federal and provincial government agencies which create a total business service environment capable of meeting the requirements of growth-oriented companies.

Our team of experts in the Economic Development Department is ready to showcase North Bay, its many amenities and demonstrate the advantages your business can expect from expanding or (re)locating here. 

The Economic Development Department assists existing businesses, prospective investors, and community partners with business and community development projects such as:

  • Site searches and tours;
  • Sale/lease of municipally-owned land;
  • Public funding application and financial structuring assistance;
  • Business retention and expansion assistance;
  • Film/TV attraction and administration;
  • Support for company export initiatives;
  • Market analysis; and
  • Liaise with Provincial and Federal governments to support business and facilitate market development and trade opportunities.

North Bay is committed to your business and dedicated to your success. Contact a member of our team today and let us show you what we can do.

The Business Centre Nipissing Parry Sound

The Business Centre Nipissing Parry Sound is a not-for-profit organization funded by the Province of Ontario that provides information, programs, training and resources to entrepreneurs, startup and expansion businesses, at no cost.  If you are looking to start a business or expand your current business there are a variety of services that The Business Centre has to offer including:

  • One-on-one consultations
  • Business Plan Development
  • Information on Funding Opportunities
  • Assistance with Market Research
  • Professional Advisor Referrals
  • Business Development Programs and Training
  • Business Related Events and Networking Opportunities

For more information on what The Business Centre has to offer you and your business, please visit their website at The Business Centre. You can also contact them by calling 705-474-0400 ext.2302, or by visiting the office on the 6th floor North Bay City Hall. One of the staff will be available to assist.