Economic Development

Blue Means Business

The Town's Economic Development Office works to support new and existing businesses to thrive and grow within the community through regional and collaborative business support activities. The Economic Development Office is available to help guide and connect entrepreneurs, business owners and operators to the strong network of local business resources and support available in South Georgian Bay.

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Ribbon Cuttings & Business Celebrations

The Town is excited to host ribbon cutting celebrations for business openings and celebrations throughout the community! You throw the celebration, we bring the ribbon, scissors and Town representatives and local media to celebrate the special event!

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Blue Means Business E-Newsletter

Stay up-to-date and connected by subscribing to the Town's business e-newsletter, Blue Means Business. The e-newsletter features important Town news, business resources, government support information and upcoming business training, workshops and events.

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Blue Means Business

Business Tool Kit

A key resource for anyone aspiring to locate, relocate or expand their business operations in the Town and provides valuable information to assist your goals including access to key contacts, local networks, municipal information, and resources available to support your business’ success and growth for years to come. 

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2021-2025 Economic Development Strategy

In May 2021, Council formally approved the 2021-2025 Economic Development Strategy, which serves as the Town's first Strategy and action plan that aims to facilitate business growth and success by leveraging strategic partnerships, investing in community development, enhancing the quality of life, and mitigating economic risk factors.

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Explore Blue

Launched in 2020, Explore Blue provides residents and visitors with key information on shopping and recreational opportunities, top experiences found across the community, as well as videos and blog posts featuring stories on culture, art, business, life, and history in The Blue Mountains.

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Need Help?

Interested in starting a business in the Town of The Blue Mountains, or have an established business in the Town? The Economic Development Office is committed to supporting all businesses through local networking and various local business support services.

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