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 Now Live!
Looking for businesses located close to you? Want to find out which restaurants near you deliver? Check out version 1.0 of Huron County’s new business location service “BizMap“.
Own a business that isn’t on the map? You can now 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.
In an effort to help both businesses and the general public connect to the most current information and to encourage consumer confidence, the County of Huron has launched the Ready to Re-Open Huron recognition program.
Starter Company Plus provides training, mentoring, and grant opportunities up to $5,000 for eligible participants to start, expand, or buy a small business. Enrollment is now open for the Fall 2020 intake with a deadline of December 4, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.
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.
Learn more about the team that provides support where it is needed for the community by helping people get back to work in healthy and safe environments and encouraging citizens to make local purchases and support local business.
COVID-19 Business Impact Survey 2.0
Please take a few minutes to tell us about the impact of COVID-19 on your business.
Nonprofit & Charity Covid-19 Survey
Please take a few minutes to fill out the Huron-Perth Nonprofit and Charity Covid-19 Survey.
Re-Opening for Business – How to Keep Your Employees and Customers Safe
Hear directly from Ron Kelusky, Ontario’s Chief Prevention Officer with the Ministry of Labour and Patrick Landry, a Public Health Inspector with Huron Perth Public Health.
As some businesses and services start to open again, many business owners and employees are asking the same question: “What needs to be done to ensure my safety and the safety of others?”
Business owners and Employees alike can learn more about the workplace safety guidelines and best practices for maintaining physical distancing in the workplace. Key considerations around Risk Assessment in the workplace are also discussed.
Huron County’s AgPrize 2020
Do you love finding innovative solutions to the world’s problems? Are you passionate about agriculture, technology, or food science?
If so, we want to see your solutions to some of the agri-food industry’s key operational problems! These are real-world problems that require creative, outside-the-box solutions. The strongest submissions are eligible for a cash prize.
About Huron County Economic Development
To connect anyone with the resources to improve economic prosperity in Huron County.
A prosperous and diverse Huron County is the destination of choice for businesses and people seeking a place to thrive.
Our Key Sectors
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.
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 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 & 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.
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
Goderich, ON N7A 2K3
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!
In the News
How Can We Help?
Huron County is always excited to support new and innovative ideas and businesses.
We’re here to help!
54 West Street,
+1 (519) 524-8394 ext.6