Great things happen when diverse groups of people come together. Niagara Economic Development works closely with a wide range of organizations across Niagara to ensure our efforts reflect the priorities of the region’s private and public stakeholders. If you’d like to broaden your business involvement in Niagara, connecting with the organizations listed below is a great way to get started. The Niagara Economic Development team is always happy to offer recommendations and make introductions to help businesses get a head start on their networking efforts.
Local Area Municipalities
Niagara Economic Development works closely with all 12 of Niagara’s local area municipalities to ensure that businesses interested in any corner of Niagara get the support and information they need to succeed.
The Niagara Association of Realtors provides ongoing support to more than 1,000 members through the Multiple Listing Service, including advocacy, education opportunities and a continuous effort to provide the tools needed to better serve buyers and sellers of real estate.
The Niagara Construction Association is a non-profit organization established to represent the interests of the commercial and industrial construction industry. Members are general and trade contractors, manufacturers, suppliers, architects, engineers and other professionals affiliated with the industry.
The NIA is the only Niagara-based, industry-focused organization that provides a venue to advocate on behalf of local industry, address the issues that inhibit the advancement of local industry and pursue business development opportunities in a collaborative manner to achieve positive results for local industry.
A network of professionals who work together to serve and promote the residential building industry. Organized in 1955, members include home builders, developers, renovators, suppliers, contractors, manufacturers, and allied professionals.
Representing all 12 of Niagara’s municipalities, the TPN is an independent, industry-led, not-for-profit organization responsible for working with tourism partners to enhance and grow Niagara’s tourism products and marketing activities.
Chambers of Commerce
The South Niagara Chamber of Commerce is comprised of four Chambers: Niagara Falls, Fort Erie, Welland-Pelham, and Port Colborne-Wainfleet. Collectively, these chambers work to provide quality service, resources, and events to all of our members in their given markets.
The Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce was formed by a group of business people who decided that a strong, regionally based business organization was needed to address the common issues facing businesses across Niagara.
The Grimsby and District Chamber of Commerce is comprised of business and professional people, service clubs and individuals who believe in the free enterprise system and who use the Chamber as a forum for expressing their concerns, opinions and expertise.
The Lincoln Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit, membership-driven organization which supports and represents over 200 local businesses, civic organizations and tourism-based businesses in the Town of Lincoln.
The Niagara Centre Board of Trade and Commerce represents 150+ small, medium and large businesses located in or doing business in the Niagara Centre riding and vicinity. They are committed to helping build a stronger community by connecting our members with people, business, and issues important to economic development in Niagara.
The Niagara-on-the-Lake Chamber of Commerce is committed to the development, encouragement, promotion and enhancement of a positive and diverse economic environment consistent with the special cultural, historical, agricultural, ecological and community qualities of Niagara-on-the-Lake and its environs.
The West Lincoln Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to growing and sustaining the economic prosperity of their community by serving, connecting and representing its members.