A strategic location that offers access to major markets, a talented workforce, high quality supply chains, state-of-the-art infrastructure, and financial incentives.
Kingston is the vibrant urban hub of Eastern Ontario with a regional population of 1.6 million people.
To complement Kingston’s thriving industrial base, Kingston Economic Development has identified four prime industry sectors as having the highest potential for growth.
Kingston is the ideal location for your business and we have the resources and information needed to make an informed choice.
Kingston Economic Development delivers the services, resources, and information Kingston businesses need to thrive in a global marketplace.
The Kingston Economic Development Corporation is focused on building a strong community and supporting Kingston’s thriving economy.
The Financial Times , based out of London, England has awarded Kingston, Ontario with two significant rankings in their 2017/2018 publication on “American Cities of the Future”. Kingston is being recognized as the winner in Small Cities in North America for Foreign Direct Investment strategy and a Top 10 (#6) Small City for Human Capital and Lifestyle. Previous year’s winners have seen only a few select Canadian cities make the cut such as Waterloo,... Read More...
Know an ambitious, creative young person with that entrepreneurial spirit? They’ll be excited to learn that the Summer Company program is open for business. Funded by the Government of Ontario, the program supports selected students with grants of up to $3,000 toward owning, operating and managing a business they design. Returning students for the 2017/2018 school year between the ages of 15 and 29 who have a passion for being their own boss and learning valuable... Read More...
In partnership with the City of Kingston, Sam Roberts Band is set to take the stage during the closing celebration of The Breakout Project, Canada's biggest social innovation event. The free concert will be held the evening of Friday, May 12, 2017 in Kingston’s Springer Market Square.Winners of multiple Juno Awards, Sam Roberts Band’s universal, cross-disciplinary appeal makes it an ideal choice for The Breakout Project. In a remarkable co-incidence, the new album... Read More...
Tracking down valuable information about the local economy, customers, competition and more just got easier for businesses in Kingston thanks to a new online resource. The Kingston Economic Development Corporation has teamed up with the leading-edge Canadian technology firm Localintel to launch an economic development microsite that will provide businesses with information and advice that is easy to access, clear, relevant and up-to-date. Most entrepreneurs rely on... Read More...
The Kingston Economic Development Corporation and the County of Frontenac want residents to get excited about goats. Goat milk will be the foundation of an innovative, hypoallergenic product manufactured at the Feihe infant formula plant slated to be built in Kingston, and the hope is that as much as possible can be produced locally. In addition to being Canada's first and only wet formula facility, Feihe will be North America's first and only producer of goat milk-based... Read More...
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