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Regional Collaboration

Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation


Norfolk County is an active participant with Ontario’s Southwest, the Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation(swotc.ca). Representatives from Norfolk County, Chatham-Kent, Elgin County, Haldimand County, London, Middlesex County, Oxford County, Sarnia-Lambton and Windsor-Essex-Pelee work together to build and support competitive and sustainable tourism in their region.

South Central Ontario Region Economic Development Corporation


Norfolk County is involved with the South Central Ontario Region Economic Development Corporation(scorregion.com), a partnership of counties working together to support business development and economic growth for manufacturing and agriculture to all in the region.

Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie

Norfolk County works closely with the Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie (workforceplanningboard.org), encompassing Norfolk County, Haldimand County, Brant County, Brantford, Six Nations and New Credit. The board provides a leadership role in labour force development. Comprised of volunteer representatives from labour, business, education and equity Groups, the board works collaboratively with community partners to identify key labour force issues and challenges, and to develop effective workforce development strategies.

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Local Advisory Boards

Norfolk County advisory boards help to develop alliances and partnerships within sectors to advance the County’s strategic plan and provide a forum for discussion and coordination of County-wide initiatives. The Norfolk County Agricultural Advisory Board advises Norfolk County Council on matters pertaining to agricultural issues in Norfolk County. The Tourism and Economic Development Advisory Board advises on tourism and economic development matters and issues.

Local Business Associations

We work closely with many local business associations: Delhi BIA, Delhi District Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Simcoe BIA, Haldimand Norfolk Homebuilders Association, Long Point Country Chamber of Commerce , Port Dover Board of Trade, Simcoe & District Chamber of Commerce, Simcoe & District Real Estate Board, South Coast Business Coalition, Ontario South Coast Wineries & Growers Association, and Waterford Chamber of Commerce.


Norfolk County has several local business associations that support the local economy. Please contact them directly for more information.


Delhi BIA (Business Improvement Area)

P.O. Box 155, Delhi ON N4B 2W9



Delhi District Chamber of Commerce

P.O. Box 11, Delhi ON N4B 2W8



Downtown Simcoe BIA (Business Improvement Area)

50 Peel Street, Simcoe ON N3Y 1S2



Haldimand Norfolk Homebuilders Association

P.O. Box 191, Simcoe ON N3Y 4L1



Long Point Country Chamber of Commerce

P.O. Box 357, Port Rowan ON N0E 1M0



Norfolk Federation of Agriculture

P.O. Box 13, Simcoe, ON N3Y 4K8



Ontario Lavender Association

1283 Blueline Rd, Box 587, Simcoe, ON N3Y 4N5



Ontario’s South Coast Wineries & Growers Association

Box 528, Simcoe ON N3Y 4N5



Port Dover Board of Trade

19 Market Street West, P.O. Box 239, Port Dover ON N0A 1N0



Simcoe & District Chamber of Commerce

95 Queensway West, Simcoe ON N3Y 2M8



Simcoe & District Real Estate Board

191 Queensway West, Simcoe ON N3Y 2M8



Venture Norfolk

#4077 Highway 3 East, Box 732, Simcoe, ON N3Y 4T2



Vittoria & District Foundation

P.O. Box 45 Vittoria, ON N0E 1W0



Waterford Chamber of Commerce

71 Thompson Road West, Waterford ON N0E 1Y0


Other Associations Links

Economic Developers Council of Ontario (EDCO)