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Upcoming Workshops, Grant Opportunities, & Training Sessions for Business

January 12, 2018
Rob

The Lennox & Addington Economic Development Office and its partners have been busy putting together a variety of workshops, grant applications, and training sessions for our county businesses.

Please see below for more details:

 

EmployerOne Survey offered by the East Central Training Board

January 12, 2018
Rob

The East Central Ontario Training Board is calling on employers to help us better understand the workforce issues and challenges facing your business.

Tourism stakeholders are invited to IGNITE Frontenac, Lennox & Addington

January 11, 2018
Rob

Tourism stakeholders in Addington Highlands and North & Central Frontenac are invited to learn more about IGNITE Frontenac, Lennox & Addington on Monday, February 5, 2018 from 1-3pm. This event takes place at the Sharbot Lake Country Inn, where you can enjoy lunch and a warm beverage to learn more about this exciting opportunity. 

'Selling Food to Ontario' Training Workshop happening February 27th in Napanee

January 11, 2018
Rob

Register


Are you starting or growing a food business? Don't miss this 'Selling Food to Ontario' Training Workshop, happening on Tuesday, February 27th from 9am - 3:30pm (registration begins at 8:30am). The event takes place at the Lennox & Addington County Museum & Archives, located at 97 Thomas Street East in Napanee.

Tourism Industry Workshops Offered by The Great Waterway

January 3, 2018
Rob

The Great Waterway Regional Tourism Organization is conducting a number of workshops this winter. See below for more information about what programs are available.

 

Canada Summer Jobs 2018 Application Period Now Open

January 3, 2018
Rob

Do you operate a business and are looking to receive funding to assist in the hiring of a summer student? The application period for Canada Summer Jobs 2018 is now open until February 2nd.

Employers who have completed the Grants and Contributions Online Services (GCOS) registration process can use their GCOS account to submit their applications. The GCOS registration process can take up to 30 business days.

Tech Coach Workshops: Winter 2018

December 20, 2017
Rob

In partnership with Frontenac CFDC, Lennox & Addington County is hosting a number of tech workshops designed to assist local businesses. Each event takes place at the Lennox & Addington County Museum & Archives, located at 97 Thomas Street East in Napanee. Click on the links below for details and to register:

Small Food Processing Success: How It Depends On The Resources Of Your Location

November 28, 2017
Lindsey

Starting a small food processing venture is a big commitment. You’re investing time and energy, not to mention money. Taking the time to research potential locations before making a commitment will give you the confidence you need to move forward with your business plan, reassured that the location you choose has the resources for both the business support you need and the rural lifestyle you want.

Location Strategy for Advanced Manufacturing Site Selection

November 24, 2017
Lindsey

You know that local resources and business support are pivotal to advanced manufacturing site selection.

You need resources at your fingertips, and capable, knowledgeable people nearby. Local government support and financial incentives will help you get ahead. We get it. So much so, we pulled together our own list of what you’re looking for in a location.

 

Why Small Scale Business Owners Love Lennox and Addington County

November 21, 2017
Lindsey

Why Lennox & Addington is a Great Choice

Economic Development Offices work within communities to help entrepreneurs find there sources and tools they need to be successful. Staff from the Lennox & Addington County Economic Development office can liaise with all 3 levels of government and help initiate partnerships with colleges, universities and other businesses in the region.

Focused efforts of the Economic Development Office to promote their region and the businesses within it, result in the following community benefits for local residents.