Entrepreneurship and Job Creation Supported in Sarnia-Lambton Through The Starter Company Plus Program

Crystal De Boer, Sweet Maple Designs, is pictured.         Ellan Dickieson, Senior Transitions Made Simple, is pictured.       SARNIA, ON: Eight small businesses have been selected to participate in the Starter Company Plus program, supporting entrepreneurship and job creation in the Sarnia-Lambton area. The Starter Company Plus program provides access … Read More

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Gold Award For Sarnia-Lambton Marketing Initiative

SARNIA, ON: A marketing initiative to showcase the Sarnia-Lambton area has received an international “gold medal” from the Hermes Creative Awards. The marketing initiative went to print early last year following extensive research, consultation, and development, resulting in the production of a marketing brochure for each of the Sarnia-Lambton area’s eleven local municipalities. “With a … Read More

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Young Entrepreneurs Selected For 2021 Summer Company Program

YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS SELECTED FOR 2021 SUMMER COMPANY PROGRAM SARNIA, ON: Four young entrepreneurs have been approved to participate in the 2021 Summer Company Program, administered through the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership. Businesses operating in the 2021 Summer Company Program are a lawn care company, tennis instruction, an all-natural cleaning supplies brand, and a media business. “The … Read More

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New Specialized Small Business Advisory Services Available

SARNIA, ON: Local business owners can now access free specialized services relating to Human Resources, Legislative Compliance, Operations Management, Marketing, Brand Development, and Sales Strategies with professional advisors through the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership’s Business Enterprise Centre. Small business is the backbone of the local economy, making up more than 98% of the businesses operating in … Read More

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Government of Canada announces support for jobs and economic growth in Sarnia–Lambton

One of the busiest commercial land border crossings in North America, strategically located on the Ontario–Michigan border, Sarnia–Lambton is a dynamic hub for national and international trade and a key contributor to Ontario’s economy. To support the local economy to grow and diversify in the wake of COVID-19, the Government of Canada is helping to … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership Wins Gold for Innovative Promotional Video Series

SARNIA, ON: The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP) has won gold in an international competition that honours excellence in digital creativity. The AVA Digital Awards recently announced its 2021 winners, giving SLEP top marks for a series of videos and online content about the value of locating an innovative business in the Sarnia-Lambton area. The series … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership Offering Locally Sourced Digital Marketing Webinars For Businesses

SARNIA, ON: The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership has partnered with six Sarnia-Lambton marketing and service experts to deliver free online workshops as an extension of its 2020-2021 Digital Main Street program offering. The series has been created to help small businesses continue their transition to successful digital marketing, e-commerce, communications, and integration of brand management across … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton’s Industrial and Commercial Properties Put On The Map

SARNIA, ON: A new online system has launched to promote opportunities for businesses to locate and expand in the Sarnia-Lambton area. Known as Sarnia-Lambton Site Selector, the system found at www.sarnialambton.on.ca/siteselector, provides maps and comprehensive detail about buildings and land available for commercial or industrial use. “The system is designed to be easy to search … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership lauded by Economic Developers Council of Ontario

SARNIA, ON: The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP) has been recognized by a panel of judges at the 64th Annual Economic Developers Council of Ontario (EDCO) conference for producing outstanding promotional materials to attract investment. “These quality marketing materials immediately helped support discussions with 15 leads that short-listed the Sarnia-Lambton area, two of which signed letters … Read More

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Student Entrepreneurs Offered Summer Company Grants

SARNIA, ON: Students in the Sarnia-Lambton area have the opportunity to apply for $3,000 grants to start and run their own business this summer through the Ontario Summer Company Program. The Summer Company Program is a competitive program with limited spaces, which accepts and considers applications as they are submitted, and provides approved participants with … Read More

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