Your Business Here

New? Existing? Growing? There are many organizations and partners in Wolfville that are here to help you grow your business to beyond what you even thought possible.

Partnership Resources

Below are some of the essential partnerships you should take advantage of to maximize your business opportunity.

Town of Wolfville

Our Community Development Department is committed to facilitating and creating an economic landscape that encourages opportunity for development, partnership, business success and a strong sense of community. Contact the Wolfville Community Development Department at (902) 542-0368 to discuss opportunities, projects, ideas or if you simply want to iquire on anything related to economic development in Wolfville. 

Valley Regional Enterprise Network

The Valley Regional Enterprise Network (VREN) guides and navigates regional economic development while providing support to businesses, operating as a connector among economic development partners. The VREN supports business growth and retention, and provides leadership on economic priorities.

Download a copy of the Town of Wolfville Business Profile:  VREN Wolfville 2015

Phone Number: 902-670-2287
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Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce

Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce is the largest rural area chamber in the province. Chamber members have access to benefits, partnerships, networking opportunities and an advocacy process which ensures that the concerns of businesses of all sizes and sectors are being heard by the Provincial and Federal governments.

For more information visit annapolisvalleychamber.ca

Phone Number: 902-678-4634
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Canadian Federation of Independent Business

Running a business is not easy. They CFIB is there to make it easier. Whether you’re just starting out or expanding, CFIB can help with all your business-related questions. Members can get advice and support in dealing with governments from CFIB's Business Counsellors, at no charge.

For more information visit www.cfib.ca

Phone Number: 1-888-234-2232
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Nova Scotia Business Inc.

Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) is a private-sector led organization whose goal is to expand business activity in Nova Scotia. NSBI is primarily focused upon activities that result in sustainable, value-added growth to the economy in order to increase employment and provincial revenues.

For more information visit novascotiabusiness.com

Phone Number: 902-424-6650
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Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia

Working with our partner associations and stakeholders, TIANS is committed to representing the best interests of the industry; enhancing and supporting the development of a competitive business environment; advocating on issues that are critical to the industry's success; and, most importantly leading Nova Scotia's most promising economic sector. Members of TIANS benefit from invaluable advocacy and communication advancing the Nova Scotia Tourism Industry. TIANS members also gain access to many benefit programs that can help to reduce the operating costs of running a business.

2089 Maitland Street, Halifax, NS, B3K 2Z8
Phone Number: 1-800-TIANS
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Wolfville Business Development Corporation

Established in 1980, the Wolfville Business Development Corporation (WBDC) is an independent corporation that represents the interests of Wolfville businesses and business people. It is funded directly by Wolfville businesses and works in partnership with the Town of Wolfville, Acadia University and business owners. WBDC promotes Wolfville through marketing initiatives aimed to create a positive profile for the Town and increasing business activity.

For more information click here.

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Banking and Financing

Talk to one of the following organizations about your financial needs. From setting in a business account to financing your business there is someone who can help you!

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) provides financial assistance to business in the following sectors/areas:

  1. manufacturing & processing (involves value-added activity)
  2. ocean industries, oil and gas, aerospace and defence
  3. life sciences
  4. tourism
  5. aquaculture and fish
  6. innovation (new or improved product, service, or process)
  7. information and technology based industries
  8. non-commercial services to business which are not personal in nature

For more information visit www.acoa-apeca.gc.ca

Phone Number: 1-800-565-1228

Hants-Kings County Business Development Centre

The Hants-Kings BDC assists in the creation of small businesses and in the expansion and modernization of existing businesses by providing financial assistance, business counselling, entrepreneurship development and training and technical assistance. technical and counselling services to entrepreneurs. The Hants-Kings BDC is targeted towards entrepreneurs who require customized financing not normally available through traditional sources.

For more information, visit www.hantskingsbdc.ca

Phone Number: 902-798-5717

Bank of Montreal

For more information visit bmo.ca

424 Main Street
Phone Number: 902-542-2214

RBC

For more information visit rbc.com

437 Main Street
Phone Number: 902-542-6144

Location, Location, Location

Need a location for your new or existing business? Contact one of our local real estate companies to help you find the perfect space!

Chambers Development

Chambers Developments assist landlords and tenants in all stages of planning, development, leasing, managing, acquiring or selling commercial real estate.

For more information visit www.chambersdevelopments.com

Phone Number: 902-542-1400
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MacKay Real Estate

MacKay Real Estate Wolfville, Nova Scotia has been serving the Annapolis Valley, Kentville, Wolfville, Windsor, surrounding Kings County and Hants County of Nova Scotia since 1971.

For more information visit www.MacKayRE.com
Toll Free 1-877-542-5781

Phone Number: 902-542-5781
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Royal LePage Merrill & Hennessey

For more information visit www.royallepage.ca/merrill-hennessey

Phone Number: 902-542-5747
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