Looking for Diversity, Innovation, Talent, Busy and Inspiring Entrepreneurial Spirit.
Greater Windsor and Essex County has it all.
Windsor, Tecumseh, Lakeshore, Essex, Lasalle, Amherstburg, Kingsville and Leamington are located in the southern most tip of Canada. Bordered by Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair, and the Detroit River the region produces a temperate climate ideal for year-round recreation. The Windsor-Essex Region fosters a safe and secure lifestyle, diverse cultures, and world-renowned entertainment.
Essex county is at the heart of the richest consumer markets in the world making this area an incredible living, family and business destination. Built on manufacturing in automotive, aerospace, food processing and pharmaceutical, Windsor-Essex is central to building North America. It is home to the University of Windsor, St. Clair College and several major research institutes, attracting talent from all over the globe.
Half of NorthAmerica’s population is within a days drive of Windsor-Essex.The Windsor-Essex Detroit border is the busiest commercial Canada, US border crossing, handling one-third of all Canada-US trade
The area’s leading business organization is the Windsor Essex Economic Development Corporation(WEEDC). Their mission is to maximize economic diversity, growth and prosperity in the Windsor-Essex Region. Whether you’re starting a business or looking to expand, the WEEDC can connect you to information and networks vital to your location and expansion decisions.
Chatham, Wallaceburg, Tilbury, Blenheim, Ridgetown, Wheatly, and Dresden are located in the single-tier municipality. Bordered by Essex, Elgin and Lambton County the region is considered mostly rural and the economy is primarily based in the agricultural and automotive sectors. Chatham-Kent is also home to the major corporate office of Enbridge Gas Inc.
The area boasts 3 post-secondary institutions. St. Clair College satellite Thames campus located in Chatham and the Wallaceburg campus located in Wallaceburg along with Ridgetown College. The Ridgetown College Campus of the University of Guelph offers diplomas in agriculture, horticulture and veterinary technology. It is part of the University of Guelph’s Ontario Agricultural College.
Location, location, location! With proximity to 3 major international border crossings and just 2.5 hours from Toronto the area’s leading business organization, Chatham-Kent Economic Development is your access for municipal experts and resources. Available to local, national and international businesses, their single point of contact approach makes investing easy for both new and existing companies.
Sarnia, Petrolia, Grand Bend, Petrolia, Forest, Oil Springs, Corunna, and Plympton-Wyoming are located in Lambton county. Bordered by the United States to the west, Sarnia and Lambton county run along Lake Huron and the St. Clair river. Sarnia-Lambton is one of the most livable areas in Ontario. The region enjoys a warm climate, year-round recreation, local wineries an breweries and a delicious assortment restaurants.
Recognized as a Top 7 Intelligent Community in the world, Sarnia and Lambton county is well know and respected as a key engineering, research, development and product commercialization centre for the petrochemical and refining industries and is North America’s Leading centre for bio industrial manufacturing research and development. Additionally, the award-winning Western Sarnia-Lambton Research Park and Lambton College – ranked one of the top 3 research colleges in Canada – helps Lambton County power innovation across a variety of sectors.