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Business Consulting

Get one-on-one consulting with one of our experienced Lakeland local business advisors.

From help with writing your business plan, developing a business expansion strategy, or securing financing, we can help.

We’ve been helping small business owners and entrepreneurs in Lakeland for the last 30 years. We know what it takes to launch, grow, and scale a successful business in our region.

Consulting for new business owners in Lakeland

If you’ve decided to start your own business in Lakeland and need some help figuring out the steps to success then our business consulting services for new business owners can help you out. 

Our team of talented and professional business consultants are here to answer all your questions in regard to starting your own business. We’re all business owners and we’ve all been where you are today so we can offer you the advice you need to get started with your business in Lakeland. 

The business advisors at Community Futures Lakeland can help you with business projects like marketing plans, feasibility studies or investment attraction strategies for a small hourly fee.

Our business consulting services for start up businesses includes:

Help writing your business plans

Feasibility studies into new business ideas

Guidance on hiring your first employees

Information on government grants available to you

Running you through possible new business loans

Insights into marketing strategies

Help finding premises to rent

Networking with like-minded entrepreneurs and local business leaders



Guidance on growing a small business in Lakeland

If you’re an already established small rural business within Lakeland then our team can provide you with all the advice you might need to start growing your business. 

Our team of business analysts can take a look at your business and provide you with detailed advice on how to write a business plan and how to develop a strategy for expansion. We can also help you out when it comes to securing financing and we’ll be here whenever you have a question or concern that needs answering. 

Get started on the road to growing your business with help from business consultants that you can rely on. 

Our business consulting services for growing businesses includes:

Guidance on Growing A Small Business in Lakeland

Feasibility studies into new business ideas

Research into exporting options

Information on government grants available to you

Looking at what Community Futures business loans are applicable to you

Insights into new marketing strategies and tactics

Help finding new premises to rent

Networking with like-minded entrepreneurs and local business leaders


Exit Strategies & Business Succession Planning

Creating a solid exit strategy is often the most forgotten, yet very important step in most business plans. 

Are you building a sellable business? Are you thinking of retiring soon? Are you looking for somebody suitable to take over your business so you can relax knowing your hard work won’t be wasted? Then we can help you out. 

Here at Community Futures Lakeland we have a team of eager business consultants that can assist you with your succession planning. We’ll help you with everything you need to do when it comes to selling your business and finding the appropriate successor for your company. 

Our team are all business people and have worked hard to get where they are today so they know how business works and have the skills to help you make the right decisions when it comes to selling your business. 

When we help our clients plan their exit strategies, we typically discuss:

Preparing your company’s finances

How to find potential buyers for your business

How to get your business ready for sale

Planning an exit strategy the right way

Your options post-exit


We’re with you every step of the way.

Get in touch for free business consulting.

Contact Us

5024 - 50th Avenue
Box 8114
Bonnyville, AB  T9N 2J4
P: 780-826-3858


Communities Served

Ardmore, Beaverdam, Beaver Crossing, Bonnyville, Bonnyville Beach, Cherry Grove, Cold Lake, Cold Lake First Nation, Elizabeth Metis Settlement, Fishing Lake Metis Settlement, Fort Kent, Franchere, Frog Lake First Nation, Glendon, Gurneyville, Hoselaw, Iron River, Kehewin Cree Nation, La Corey, Pelican Narrows, Sputinow, and Truman.