Sarnia Lambton Economic Partnership

Contact: Stephen Thompson
Location 1086 Modeland Road, Building 1050, Ste. 100 Sarnia ON N7S 6L2 CanadaPhone: 519-332-1820Phone: 1-800-972-7642

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The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership is a one-stop shop for economic development services whose mission is to promote the distinctive advantages that Sarnia-Lambton has to offer to companies and residents. By coordinating community-based economic development initiatives and working to maintain a commercially attractive environment, we foster new business creation as well as help ensure that established firms remain and grow here in our region.

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership is a private/public sector, community-based partnership that works to continually increase the economic activity in the County of Lambton. We have local business leaders, educational institutions and municipal governments collaborating with one another, allowing Sarnia-Lambton as a whole to benefit from coordinated economic development initiatives.

Other Fast Facts about the Economic Partnership

  • Vision – Economic growth and diversification to expand prosperity and elevate Sarnia-Lambton as an exceptional place to live and invest.
  • Mission – To advance economic opportunity in Sarnia-Lambton through leadership, collaboration and strategic direction.
  • Our Core Services are:
    • Strategic Economic Planning for the Community – We provide comprehensive research, analysis, and planning in identified strategic economic sectors for development, attraction, and revitalization activity.  We provide support to municipal economic development planning initiatives that build
      community capacity, improve economic receptivity and readiness, and attract investment and jobs.
    • Marketing and Promotion – We provide inbound and outbound marketing and communications programs that support County industry, build awareness and interest in the County, and inform and educate County citizens on initiatives of interest.  We actively develop leads and relationships in economic sectors of interest and facilitate development projects.
    • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Support –  We support and nurture entrepreneurs and small business owners with expert counseling, business support services, and educational programs.  We foster growth, development, and retention in the County’s business and industrial sectors
      through knowledge transfer, relationship development, and facilitation of strategic alliances and partnerships.
    • New Resident Attraction – We attract, integrate, and support the demographic sectors that add skill and cultural diversity to industry and County communities.
  • We have a board of directors that leads the Economic Partnership’s long-range program and annual activities. They represent a broad cross-section of the community and its interests.
    • They meet regularly to identify opportunities and take action to help grow the local economy.
    • The initiatives made by the board are supported by an enthusiastic and dedicated team of employees.
  • We are six time recipients of Site Selection Magazine’s “Top Ten Canadian Economic Development Groups” (2007, 2008, 2010, 2014, 2018, 2019). Lambton County has been recognized by the Intelligent Community Forum as one of the world’s Top 21 Intelligent Communities for 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 and as one of the Top 7 Intelligent Communities in 2019.
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1086 Modeland Road, Building 1050, Ste. 100 Sarnia ON N7S 6L2 Canada