Hamilton Economic Development

Key Industries

Is your company one of Hamilton’s Fast 40?

The City of Hamilton’s Economic Development Division, in partnership with some of our Invest Hamilton Partners, has committed to creating an annual business recognition program to identify and highlight Hamilton’s fastest growing businesses.  This regional competition is an opportunity to identify, recognize and promote fast growing businesses in Hamilton, and highlight our community as a great place to grow a business.  The competition closes at 4:00pm EST on May 17th, 2019.

Apply here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/F2LWCK8

Fast 40 Frequently Asked Questions


Hamilton has the most diversified economy in Canada (as ranked by the Conference Board of Canada). Still a city with a strong  manufacturing base, Hamilton is also a leader in many other economic sectors that are garnering greater national and international attention. From feeding the nation, to finding the latest cure, to entertaining the world with film and animation products, there’s room to grow your business your way in Hamilton.

Economic Development Action Plan 2016 – 2020

Contact Us

Hamilton Economic Development Office
71 Main Street West, 7th Floor
Hamilton, Ontario L8P 4Y5 Canada
Phone: 905-546-4222
Toll-free: 1-800-868-1329
Fax: 905 546-4107
Email: economicdevelopment@hamilton.ca





Ranked Canada's most diversified economy, home to Canada's busiest multi-modal cargo airport, the busiest port on the Canadian Great Lakes, and centrally located within a one hour drive to Toronto, Waterloo and the Niagara/US Border, Hamilton is at the center of it all. With two internationally renowned post-secondary institutions in the city (surrounded by 23 other), a diverse and learned workforce and both ample greenfield and urban sites upon which to build, we're ready for your investment.

Welcome to unstoppable.