Business Resources and Services - available 24/7!
Books, Magazines, and Ebooks:
The library has great business resources available for anyone to use. Search our online catalogue to find books, magazines and ebooks on a variety of business topics, or click on the selected topics below:
Library Online Resources:Reference Group (formerly Reference Canada) - Tip sheet Word | PDF
- This online directory not only helps you locate people and businesses in Innisfil and across the country, it can also help you identify competitors in your area, locate suppliers, and make connections with potential customers. Access this subscription-based resource for free at any of our branches or from home through our website with your valid Innisfil Public Library card. Please note that we have access to Canadian information only. Customers are able to download or print 50 records at a time from the library or 25 at a time from home; to purchase larger downloads, please contact Reference Group for pricing.
Services to Business Guide Word | PDF
- Service Ontario has created a step-by-step guide to help you run a successful business. Organized by the different aspects of starting a business, the customized Innisfil version of the guide includes links to local resources and items available at the library.
Web Links and Articles
- Find more excellent newspaper, journal and magazine articles for business on our Databases page under Business, Law and Careers, and links to recommended business web sites in the Business and Finance section of our Web Links page.
Chambers of Commerce:
Greater Innisfil Chamber of Commerce
Cookstown and District Chamber of Commerce
Town of Innisil Business Centre
Information on zoning, economic development and resources such as BizPal.
Alcona Business Association
A group of business owners and entrepreneurs in Alcona.
South Simcoe Economic Alliance
Innisfil, Bradford/West Gwillimbury and Adjala-Tosorontio have partnered to form this alliance which helps businesses and potential businesses in the area. Information on various business sectors, real estate and an economic profile of the area are available in addition to other kinds of information.
Business Enterprise Resource Network
This local organization offers seminars, workshops and consultations to assist with starting a business or developing management skills as your business grows.
Nottawasaga Futures is an independent non-profit corporation operating in South Simcoe. One of their core activities is providing tools, information, and resources to new and existing local businesses to ensure continued sustainability and growth. Get assistance with local research (e.g. demographics, sector analysis), templates for business and marketing planning and individual support to business to provide advice and mentroship. Grants are also available.