Just 2 turns from Toronto. Just 2 turns from New York State.


The Welland Economic Development Department is in the process of undertaking an Economic Development Strategic Plan for the next five years. Community and stakeholder input are an important part of this process. Please take this SURVEY to help us provide a road map on how to best focus its efforts in economic development over the next five years.

Why Welland

Welland has quickly become a shining star in the international spotlight. And for good reason.

With easy access to 75% of North America's purchasing power, your products and services can get to market fast. Be part of our growing community by taking advantage of our “shovel ready” industrial land, lucrative incentive programs, expeditious development approvals process, and affordable housing market.

When you're ready to open your doors, our highly skilled labour force will be ready too: over 25,000 strong with the some of the best minds, best training and best experience in the country. Like you, we're looking ahead. Welland is marshalling both public and private resources through academic and industry partnerships, driving research and innovation to ensure sustainable growth for our businesses, citizens and partners.

Made in Welland has become a symbol of excellence that is recognized by industry partners internationally.

Emerging Investment Opportunities

Welland is enviable in terms of business and personal fulfillment. The City is strategically and conveniently located within Ontario's "Golden Horseshoe" region. The Golden Horseshoe is centred by Metropolitan Toronto, which is Canada's largest consumer market and an integral part of its industrial heartland.

Made in Welland

Hard work. Inspiration. An innate ability to compete. Welland is home to many companies that clearly fit this mould. Each faces unique challenges, delivers different products and services, and relies on different business strategies. But they all share one common conviction: that from the start, Welland has been a key part of their business success.

Meet some of our champions made in Welland.

Are you interested in more information?

Dan Degazio
Manager, Economic Development

Economic Development Office
Corporation of the City of Welland
60 East Main Street, Welland, ON
L3B 3X4

Tel: [905] 735-1700 ext. 2110 or 1-800-735-3771
Fax: [905] 735-1543
Email: dan.degazio@welland.ca

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