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There’s strength in support and partnerships.

The Quinte Economic Development Commission (QEDC) ‘s experienced team is here to support local businesses and entrepreneurs with strategic planning, financing, training and site selection, and more. QEDC is located in the Bay of Quinte’s Business Development Centre (QBDC) alongside a collection of municipal, provincial and federal business support agencies.  The QBDC groups work cooperatively to help businesses relocate, expand and flourish in the region.

QEDC and local employment partners help with local workforce development  We can provide introductions to our corporate training partners at Loyalist College and other resources to meet your labour requirements.  From top-level Food Processing Training to fast track and short term corporate training for your staff you’ll always find support for hiring and upskilling employees.

Whether you need to find a suitable property or a government incentive, QEDC is ready to work with you:

  • commercial site or industrial property
  • Recruit from a skilled, educated and active labour force
  • Understand government incentives and profit from resources that help you innovate or achieve more.
  • Get help with compliance issues, or improving processes so you can become more productive.
  • Export to new markets or expand your existing facility
  • Business counselling and financing

Resources to Succeed

QEDC connects companies to resources

Over a Dozen Partners

QEDC works with more than a dozen partner organizations

Ready to locate to the Bay of Quinte?

Our experienced team is available to assist with the growing industry hub and new investments in the Bay of Quinte region. Call +1-613-961-7990 or use our online contact form to get started.

Chris King, Ec. D.

Chief Executive Officer

1-613-961-7990 Ext. 231

Email Chris King, Ec. D.

Vicki Bristow Ferguson

Business Development Officer

1-613-961-7990 Ext. 230

Email Vicki Bristow Ferguson

Mike Hewitt

Coordinator, MRC

1-613-961-7990 Ext. 226

Email Mike Hewitt

Rachael Lamb

Administrative Assistant

1-613-961-7990 Ext. 228

Email Rachael Lamb