|Record #: NIA1319||Last Modified: 15 Feb 2018||Last Full Update: 20 Jul 2017|
|Primary Contact||Evan Acs, Economic Development Officer; Phone: 905-835-2901 ext 502; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alternate Contact||Karen Walsh, Administrative Assistant to the Economic Development Officer; Phone: 905-835-2901 ext 501; Email: email@example.com|
|Areas Served||Port Colborne|
|Located In Community||Port Colborne|
|Address & Map||66 Charlotte St
Port Colborne, ON L3K 3C8
|Intersection||Charlotte St and Catherine St|
|Service and Access Details|
|Description (Service)||This division plays an important role with Port Colborne's business sector. The division assists companies and entrepreneurs with locating or expanding in the municipality. It also assists businesses in expanding their market base, identifying available properties, and in accessing research, development, and capital funding. Staff also acts as a liaison between the business community and government offices and departments.
For the tourism industry, the Economic Development division prepares the annual Port Colborne Visitor's Guide, and operates the Visitor Information Centre. The division also coordinates tourism marketing for the City, and acts as a liaison between the City and local tourism operations. Staff works to promote Port Colborne as a tourism destination and the City’s travel councillors help visitors plan their trips to Port Colborne.
The Humberstone Hall Visitor Information Center, located at 76 Main Street West is open year-round and can be reached at 1-888-PORT-FUN (1-888-767-8386).
Services offered by the Economic Development division include:
• Confidential Tours and Site Selection Analysis for Business Clients
• Statistical and Market Data on Port Colborne's Economy
• Manufacturing/Service Business Contacts
• Industrial Land and Building Space Listings
• Advice on Government Programs
• Referral service to other organizations and agencies
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm|
|Application||Call for information|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Legal Status||(10) Local Government|
|Service Categories||Business Recruitment and Attraction ; Tourism Development|