Economic Development

Business Networks

  • Hamilton’s Small Business Enterprise Centre
    The Hamilton Small Business Enterprise Centre (SBEC) provides the information and tools that entrepreneurs need to grow their businesses. The Centre is a one-stop source for business information, guidance and professional advice on starting and running a successful business – for both start-up and growing businesses.
  • Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium
    The Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC) is a unique not-for-profit consortium of manufacturers, incorporated to facilitate each member’s development, both individually & collectively, towards improving their global competitiveness as a strong community infrastructure of world-class business.
  • Innovation Factory
    Innovation Factory connects and enables active collaboration between the communities of science, business, government, academia and finance to accelerate the innovation process and amplify the economic and social impact of important new ideas and discoveries.
  • Hamilton Hive
    The Hamilton Hive provides an all-in-one, up-to-date resource for young professionals from across the economic landscape that are looking to start or advance their career and life in Hamilton and to assist in building young professional networks in Hamilton.
  • Hamilton Chamber of Commerce
  • Stoney Creek Chamber of Commerce
  • Flamborough Chamber of Commerce