Economic Development Professionals conduct visits with Key Employers and high growth companies to identify and address a wide range of needs including access to government services, export development opportunities and will assist with tax and assessment reviews.
Formal Business Retention and Expansion (BR&E) projects facilitated or delivered by BREI-certified consultants.
All municipalities within the County
of Northumberland have skilled professional staff to assist you with your site
selection needs, including explaining and assisting with development
Northumberland's economic partners advocate for business, develop strategies to influence government policy and promote the development of key infrastructure.
We partner with specific targeted sectors to identify opportunities, meet identified needs and develop strategies to support industry growth. Targeted sectors for Northumberland include Automotive, Food & Beverage, Information Technology, Plastics, Agribusiness and Tourism.
We will facilitate partnerships to enhance local employment areas. We have a wealth of resources that contribute to exceptional business opportunities in our member municipalities from architectural advisory committees, responsive planning and building departments to special event coordinators.
Northumberland Business Assistance and Northumberland Self Help Offices assist with financing, business planning,, market research, government regulations, etc. They provide small business centres that provide one on one assistance to entrepreneurs and assist with small business start up and growth..
The urban centres of Port Hope, Cobourg, Trent Hills and Brighton have active and successful Chambers of Commerce that provide new member services with an emphasis on new business growth
We market the municipalities of Northumberland, highlighting our competitive advantages and our proximity to the Greater Toronto Area. We are a destination of choice for business investment including Kraft, Textron, G.E. Plastics. Northumberland County offers skilled labour, excellent educational opportunities and a variety of housing options from rural farms to executive homes.
Northumberland Economic Partnership maintains geographical and statistical data to help business compete and to provide information to assist with site selection including economic and industry sector trends, demographics, real estate and property information, business listings, assessment and taxation.
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