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The Ontario East Economic Development Commission (Ontario East) represents a region with more than 200 communities, thousands of businesses and nearly two million residents.  Ontario East members include more than 130 economic development professionals, business leaders, government and institutional officials all working cooperatively to promote eastern Ontario as a premiere business location. 

Ontario East staff provide a single point of contact for the region and all active Ontario East economic development members are also available to respond directly to you to assist with your business's location, growth and expansion plans.

(Please click on the map for a list of all member communities in each county/municipality)

Community/Organization Contact Phone Website
Belleville
Manager, Economic & Strategic Initiatives
613-967-3273 belleville.ca
Brockville
Director of Economic Development
613-342-8772
Ext 4445
brockville.com
Cornwall
Division Manager
613-933-0074 Choosecornwall.ca
Frontenac County Richard Allen
Manager of Economic Development
613-548-9400
Ext 330
frontenaccounty.ca
Gananoque Amanda Trafford
Business Development Coordinator
613-382-2149 gananoque.ca
Haliburton County
Chief Administrative Officer
705-286-1333
Ext 223
haliburtoncounty.ca
Hastings County Andrew Redden
Economic Development Manager
613-966-6712
Ext 4011
hastingscounty.com
Kawartha Lakes
Manager, Economic Development
705-324-9411
Ext 1395
advantagekawarthalakes.ca 
Kingston Shelley Hirstwood
Director of Business Development
613-544-2725
Exr 7232
business.kingstoncanada.com 
Lanark County
Clerk/Deputy CAO
613-267-4200
Ext 1502
lanarkcounty.ca
Lennox and Addington County 
Director, Community and Development Services

613-354-4883
Ext 3234

lennox-addington.on.ca
Northumberland County
Director Economic Development
905-372-3329
Ext 6296
investnorthumberland.ca
Town of Prescott
Economic Development Officer
613-925-2812
Ext 6221
prescott.ca
Pembroke
Economic Development and Communications Officer
613-735-6821
Ext 1500
pembrokeontario.com
Peterborough Kawarthas Economic Development (City & County)
President and CEO 
705-743-0777
Ext 2120
peterboroughed.ca
Prince Edward County
Acting Director of Community Development
613-476-2148

www.buildanewlife.ca

Quinte Economic Development Commission
Chief Executive Officer
613-961-7990 quintedevelopment.com
Quinte West
Manager of Economic Development and Tourism Services
613-392-2841
Ext 4477
quintewest.ca
Renfrew County
Manager of Economic Development Services & Tourism
613-735-0091 www.investrenfrewcounty.com
Smiths Falls
Manager of Economic Development and Tourism
613-283-4124  smithsfalls.ca
United Counties of Leeds and Grenville 
Economic Development Manager
613-342-3840 invest.leedsgrenville.com
United Counties of Prescott-Russell  

Carol Lavigne
Director Economic Development

613-675-4661 prescott-russell.on.ca
United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry
Manager of Economic Development 

613-932-1515
Ext 227

sdgcounties.ca