Canterbury City Council
Generating Business

Planning to start a business or already own a business within the Canterbury district?
Find out how we can help you…

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Who are we?

StartMyBiz and GrowMyBiz is a partnership of various organisations in the Canterbury district which is co-ordinated by the Business and Regeneration team at Canterbury City Council. The team is committed in supporting local entrepreneurs start and grow successful enterprises which contribute to making the district an exciting, fun and interesting place to live, work and visit.

Get Involved

Become a Sponsor

We offer various sponsorship opportunities which can help to promote your business in the local community.

Three packages are available: Think-it, Start-it and Grow-it, as well as the opportunity to sponsor our events and competitions.

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Become a Mentor

We are always on the lookout for new mentors to share their experience, skills and advice with entrepreneurs looking to start up or grow their businesses.

Let us know if you’re an experienced business person interested in becoming a mentor.

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Be part of a community

  • Register for our business newsletter
  • List your business in the business support directory
  • Take part in our business events
  • Utilise our mentors, or become a mentor

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