The St. Catharines Enterprise Centre (SCEC) provides the information, resources and tools that entrepreneurs need to launch and grow their businesses.
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Thanks to the efforts of our Digital Service Squad, more than 60 local businesses have received digital transformation grants. These grants, which were offered by Digital Main Street, helped local main street businesses improve their digital presence.
With is renewed CIP, the City of St. Catharines is continuing its tradition of partnering with the private sector to encourage investments that help shape the city based on the needs of the community.
It's Economic Development Week and TeamSTC is joining with communities around the world to celebrate the impacts EcDev professionals and the programs, initiatives and businesses they support have on their communities.
The St. Catharines Digital Services Squad and Digital Main Street helped local pottery studio A Third Space step up its digital marketing.
Mariek Schmidt, Earth Sciences Professor at Brock University in St. Catharines, is a participating scientist with the NASA Mars 2020 Mission scheduled to land at the Red Planet’s Jezero Crater on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021.
For entrepreneurs, starting up a new business is a dream come true. But, knowing where to start can be overwhelming and finding start-up money challenging. That’s where the St. Catharines Enterprise Centre can help. Through the Provincially funded Starter Company Plus program, the team at the City of St. Catharines small business office offers business training, mentorship and a grant up to $5,000 to help eligible entrepreneurs successfully launch their own businesses.
St. Catharines and the Town of Lincoln’s economic development and tourism departments have begun the process of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic through formalizing a sub-regional tourism marketing partnership.