The BBI offices, including the Training Department and Business is Jammin’, are located at Suite 910 of the Centennial Building on 1660 Hollis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

If you live in Nova Scotia outside the Halifax Regional Municipality, the BBI has a team of Regional Business Development Managers dedicated to ensuring your business development needs are met.

  • Ellis Ffrench: Southern / Metro Region
  • Rodger Smith: Northern / Metro Region


Contact information

Street & Mailing Addresses

Main Office/Training Department
Centennial Building, Suite 910
1660 Hollis Street
Halifax, NS B3J 1V7

Phone & Fax Number:

Direct : 902.426.8683
Toll Free : 1.888.664.9333
Fax : 902.426.8699

Email address:

For general inquiries,
For the Training Department,

We are open:

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday. Closed weekends and public holidays.

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Map of BBI Regions

As a province wide initiative BBI covers Nova Scotia through four regional areas each having an assigned Regional Business Development Manager. Each Manager visits their region at least once a month meeting with clients and community groups. The regional breakdown and the communities represented are as follows:

Includes Pictou County, Guysborough County, Antigonish County, New Glasgow, and all of Cape Breton.

Includes Kings County, Lunenburg County, Queens County, Shelburne County, Yarmouth, County, Digby County, Annapolis County, Kentville, and Wolfville.

Includes Halifax, Dartmouth, Cherrybrook, Beechville, Hammonds Plains/Lucasville, Prestons, and Sackville.

Includes Cumberland County, Colchester County, and Hants County and Truro



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