Student Entrepreneurs Launched Businesses This Summer

SARNIA, ON: Sarnia-Lambton area student entrepreneurs were supported in creating new businesses this summer through the Summer Company Program. Their accomplishments were honoured during a virtual ceremony on Tuesday, August 19th. The event celebrated their small businesses, recognized their participation in the Summer Company Program and premiered two new promotional videos, featuring current participants and … Read More

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Online seminar ready to help entrepreneurs succeed in Sarnia-Lambton

SARNIA, ON: Entrepreneurs looking for guidance to start their own business are invited to attend the virtual seminar, Learning for Life: Entrepreneurship 101, Tuesday, September 28th from 6:30P.M. –  8:00P.M. The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership’s Business Enterprise Centre has partnered with the Lambton County Library to offer this virtual service designed to help local entrepreneurs that are considering starting their own business but do not know where to start and are looking … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership recognized by Site Selection magazine for 4th consecutive year

SARNIA, ON:  The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership has been recognized among a group of 20 local and regional economic development organizations across the nation representing “Canada’s Best Locations” by Site Selection magazine. The awards take into consideration excellence in regional partnerships, proactive and innovative programming, and quality data, web tools and resources. This is the fourth consecutive and eighth time overall in the 15-year history of the … Read More

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Free services for entrepreneurs and small businesses to adjust to the effects of COVID-19

SARNIA, ON: Free coaching, mentorship and advice from specialists is available to local entrepreneurs and small business owners through the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership’s Business Enterprise Centre. Professional advisors will help businesses to pivot their services and adjust to the effects of COVID-19 by providing confidential one-on-one consultations. The program has been expanded for the month … Read More

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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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