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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Business Plan 4: The Operations Plan

February 19, 2021 - April 16, 2021

Fraser Parry and Chantelle Core of the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership’s Business Enterprise Centre will walk you through: • How to define and reflect your facilities costs, equipment listings, supplies and inventories; • How to develop and include your Health and Safety policies and plans; • How to develop and describe your Human Resources Plan, including … Read More

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Summer Company Information Session

March 16, 2021

Join our information session on March 16, 2021 at 4:00pm to learn more about the program, the application process, and launch your journey as an entrepreneur. Through the Ontario Summer Company Program, Summer Company participants will have access to online mentoring and training in various aspects of entrepreneurship over the course of the summer. The … Read More

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Business Plan 3: The Sales and Marketing Plan

February 17, 2021 - April 16, 2021

Chantelle Core and Rebecca Wilkinson of the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership’s Business Enterprise Centre will walk you through: • What should business marketing plan cover (the four P’s); • Demographic and Customer Analysis; • What to include in your sales plan; and • Promotional and advertising budgets   Registering for this session will send you a … Read More

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Recipients Announced for the 5-10-15 Main Street Innovation Challenge

Four successful applicants of the 5-10-15 Main Street Innovation Challenge, were selected by a panel of regional adjudicators to each receive $15,000 in funding and venture coaching from TechAlliance. The 5-10-15 Main Street Innovation Challenge, a Digital Main Street Community Collaboration Project was created by TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario in consultation with regional economic development … Read More

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Sarnia Area Seeking to be Named Ontario’s Hydrogen Hub

The provincial government is being asked to acknowledge what the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership says is already true – the Sarnia area is Ontario’s hydrogen hub. And that claim is more than hot air. A submission to the province by the Lambton County-funded economic partnership – prepared in consultation with more than 40 experts in industry, … Read More

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Sarnia IT Company Earns Top 50 National Industry Ranking

Sarnia-based Leadwave has been named one of Canada’s 50 best-managed IT companies. The award comes from the marketing and events company, Technoplanet, and was announced during an online line event earlier this month.  “When you look at the number of IT providers out there, and the quality of IT providers that keep popping up all … Read More

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Business Plan 2: The Industry Profile

February 5, 2021 - April 15, 2021

Fraser Parry and Chantelle Core of the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership’s Business Enterprise Centre will walk you through: The Market description; Identification of Trends and Company Response; Listing of any Political or Legal issues; Competitive Analysis; and Identification of any barriers Registering for this session will send you a link to an on-demand video, which will … Read More

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Business Plan 1: The Company Profile

February 5, 2021 - April 15, 2021

Fraser Parry and Chantelle Core of the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership’s Business Enterprise Centre will walk you through: Describing your dream; Business Name and Address; Business Structure; List of Regulations/Licensing/Professional or Trade Designations; and Highlighting your Company’s Management and Advisors Registering for this session will send you a link to an on-demand video, which will help … Read More

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