Our staff works with private-sector developers to attract investment to Norfolk County. We also work closely with the small business, tourism and agriculture sectors to increase spending by visitors at businesses in our community. We also provide support and advice to businesses in the area. Over several years, Tourism & Economic Development staff has helped Toyotetsu, Scott’s Canada, Klassic Coconut, Kosan Crisplant and other businesses relocate to Norfolk County. Our efforts have also won numerous provincial and national awards.
- Program Referrals: Information on funding and other government programs
- Site Selection: Assistance with finding a property for your business
- Service Advice: Help to understand procedures of other offices
- Newsletters: Monthly Development News, Agriculture News, or Supports & Incentives News.
For information about incentive programs for Facade Improvement, Tax Increment Financing or Environmental Assessment Grants, visit our Local Incentives page.
Marketing Partner Program
Our office is the official destination marketing authority for Norfolk County and its various population centres: Simcoe, Port Dover, Delhi, Waterford, Port Rowan. We work with business through our Marketing Partner Program to promote Norfolk County to visitors, investors and new residents.
Office Location & Contact Info
The Norfolk County Tourism & Economic Development office is a division of the Development & Cultural Services Department, which also includes Community Planning, Building & By-Law Enforcement, and Heritage and Culture.
Street Address: 185 Robinson Street, Suite 200, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada N3Y 5L6
Phone: 519-426-9497 or toll-free 1-800-699-9038
Staff – Tourism & Economic Development Division
Manager, Tourism & Economic Development
Economic Development Coordinator
Tourism & Economic Development, Ext. 1264
Business Development Coordinator
Tourism & Economic Development, Ext. 1300
Economic Development Analyst
Tourism & Economic Development, Ext. 1305
Tourism & Economic Development, Ext. 1303
Other Key Staff – Development & Cultural Services Department
General Manager, Development & Cultural Services
Manager, Community Planning Division
Manager, Building & By-Law Division
Manager, Heritage & Culture Division
Graphic Designer, Development & Cultural Services
Senior Administrative Assistant, Development & Cultural Services
Norfolk County Council receives advice on economic development matters from its volunteer Advisory Boards.