Huron County Economic Development

Welcome to Huron County

Located along the east shore of Lake Huron, Huron County is the most agriculturally productive county in Ontario and a leader in numerous areas of agricultural technology and innovation. Here, urban amenities unite with rural benefits making any one of our nine municipalities the right fit for your business or your family.

Huron County BizMap

Looking for businesses located close to you? Want to find out which restaurants near you deliver? Check out Huron County’s business location service “BizMap“.

Own a business that isn’t on the map? You can add yourself!

Want to edit your business listing? Find your listing on the map and click on “Suggest an Edit” at the bottom of the pop-up window.

Your suggested additions and edits will be sent to Huron County Economic Development for approval and may take up to 48 hours to appear on BizMap.

 

Huron County BizMap

COVID-19 Business Support

COVID-19 is a rapidly evolving situation and we will update the following page as new information and resources become available.

2021 SLED Program

The funding program will open on February 8, 2021 and applications will be evaluated in order of submission. Funds will be committed on a first come, first served basis with a program closing date of March 31, 2021 or when funds are exhausted, whichever is earlier.

Local PPE Suppliers

Find a list of local personal protective equipment (PPE) suppliers. If you know a business missing from this list, please let us know.

Business Development Workshops & Events

We offer a variety FREE workshops and events that are an excellent way to hone business skills, better your bottom line and network with other entrepreneurs in Huron County.

Tourism Adaptation & Recovery Program

The Tourism Adaptation and Recovery Program helps small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs’) and not-for-profits (NFPs’) in the tourism and hospitality or arts and culture sectors by supporting one-time adaptation and re-opening costs incurred to continue operating post-Covid-19.

Digital Service Squad - Huron County

The Digital Service Squad members will provide one-on-one assistance to small businesses in Huron County, at no cost, to help them improve their use of digital technologies and enhance their online presence. 

About Huron County Economic Development

Our Mission

To connect anyone with the resources to improve economic prosperity in Huron County.

Our Vision

A prosperous and diverse Huron County is the destination of choice for businesses and people seeking a place to thrive.

Our Key Sectors

Agriculture

AGRICULTURE

With some of the best farmland in Canada, strong livestock and cash crop operations – as well as orchards, greenhouses and nurseries – agricultural entrepreneurs will find a place to grow in Huron County.

Creative

creative

Welcoming countryside and coastline communities, time and room to pursue recreation, arts and cultural passions proves to be a winning mix for our creative industry entrepreneurs.

Manufacturing

Manufacturing

Manufacturing in Huron County is an integral and robust pillar of the economy. From aircraft refinishing to  metal fabrication to ice sculpture manufacturing – the diversity of our manufacturers remains a major strength.

Retail and Service

RETAIL & SERVICE

Huron County’s retail and service sector covers a market that contains a population of approximately 60,000 people and is one of the largest employers in the area utilizing an estimated 20% of the workforce.

Tourism

TOURISM

Known as Ontario’s West Coast, Huron County offers a diverse tourism experience from the vast and rich countryside to 110 km of coastline that continues to appeal to a broad demographic.

Where We Are

Huron County is located along the southeast shore of its namesake, Lake Huron, the third largest lake in the world. It is ~2 hours from Toronto, ~30 min from London, ~3 hours from Detroit.

Huron County Economic Development

57 Napier Street

Goderich, ON N7A 1W2

Our Success Stories

Hear from local entreprenueurs and business leaders about all that Huron County has to offer and what makes the shores of Lake Huron a great place to do business!

How Can We Help?

Huron County is always excited to support new and innovative ideas and businesses.
We’re here to help!

Find Us

57 Napier Street,
Goderich, ON
N7A 1W2
Canada

Phone

+1 (519) 524-8394 ext.6