Dewar's Inn. See their Success Story below
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There is less than a month to go before OEMC 2018, which, for the very first time, is being held at the NAV Centre in Cornwall from September 12th to 14th.  Be sure to Register

And, for those golf lovers out there, Team Cornwall - Mayor and Council are hosting their annual Golf Fun Day on Tuesday, September 11th
Click HERE, for details on the tournament and to register if you are interested in getting in a round prior to the conference. 

Once again, OEMC is kicking off what is looking to be another busy autumn in Eastern Ontario. Take a look below for some new events happening in the coming months. 


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Visit the Ontario East Events Calendar and stay up-to-date on what's happening in Eastern Ontario
Ontario East Municipal Conference 2018 -  Highlight

Concurrent Sessions:
Wednesday,  September 12th and Thursday, September 13th

With more than 35 concurrent sessions at this year's conference, OEMC is once again delivering a dynamic program to share municipal knowledge and best practices and enhance economic opportunities and successes. 

Click here  for details and descriptions of this year's sessions. 

Developing a HACCP Plan: 
Free Workshop

Tuesday, September 11th
8:30am to 4pm at Innovation Park, Kingston

Kingston Economic Development Corporation is pleased to host a "Developing a HACCP Plan" workshop on Tuesday, September 11 presented by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA).  Workshop participants will receive a certificate of completion for this course. Registration is limited to ensure that participants are able to work with the food safety advisor to develop a HACCP plan for their individual operations.  For this reason, priority will be given to participants who are employed in the food/beverage processing industries and/or who have responsibility for food safety measures. 

21st TCI Network Global Clusters Conference -  Registration Open

October 16th to 18th
at the Chelsea Hotel, Toronto

TCI 2018 is the leading global clusters event for government, business, and academic leaders, to make unexpected connections for economic growth and shared prosperity.

The Canadian FDI Forum - 
Registration Open

Monday, October 22nd to 
Wednesday, October 24th
at the Brookstreet Hotel, Ottawa

With so much positive feedback from the more than 150 professionals who attended the previous two years, Area Development and the The CAI Global Group are pleased to announce the third edition of The Canadian FDI Forum.
The program provides economic development professionals an opportunity to better understand the needs of United States and international investors and gain perspectives on current investment criteria and how it affects the site selection process. Attendees will hear from site consultants, corporate executives and industry experts whose key takeaways are designed to add value to your program's business attraction and retention strategy.

Economic Development Summit- 
Save the Date

Friday, November 16th
at the North Grenville Municipal Centre, Kemptville

This year the annual Leeds Grenville Economic Development Summit is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Save the date now for this special event focusing on area business and development.

Registration Open:

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Applications for the RED Program Now Being Accepted

Application Deadline: 
5:00pm September 28, 2018

The Rural Economic Development (RED) program funds projects that stimulate economic growth in Ontario's rural and Indigenous communities.
You can get up to 50% of your project costs or a maximum $100,000. The RED program funds activities that grow your local economy and remove barriers to economic development.

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Dewar's Inn

Riverview Heights -  You haven't experienced Dewar's Inn on the River until you've walked through the courtyard into the picturesque village of cottages connected by elaborate gardens, winding pathways and stunning waterfront decks.
Owners Judy and Frank Li fell in love with the historic property on County Road 2 when they bought it three years ago. They say viewing the property from the road doesn't tell the whole story or reveal its interesting history. 

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