Stratford businesses are Globally Connected and Community Driven. Our world-leading digital infrastructure and smart technologies advance our industry and business innovation. Home to leading global industry, the Stratford Festival, and the University of Waterloo School of Interaction Design and Business.

Our Industries

Home to the Stratford Festival, the University of Waterloo's Stratford School of Interaction Design and Business and a wide range of global industies, Stratford is also ideally located within Ontario's largest Information Technology cluster and North America's largest Automotive cluster. Directly connected to the Toronto Waterloo Region Innovation Corridor, offering access to advanced innovation, talent and growth potential.

Agriculture & Food

Stratford is located in Perth County, Ontario's richest agricultural region and one of the most agriculturally productive counties in all of Ontario. Stratford is also well served by surrounding food commodity processors and, therefore, attractive to food processing businesses.

Health Sciences

The Stratford General Hospital offers high quality, centralized regional healthcare delivered by the Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance which services Stratford, Clinton, St. Marys and Seaforth. Exceptional high quality physicians, nurses and caregivers provide the best of care in a modern, state of the art medical equipment and facilities. 

Hospitality & Tourism

Stratford is an international destination with a thriving cultural economy supported by top-ranking dining and accomodation options. The world famous Stratford Festival is one of Canada's leading tourist attractions, attracting over half million patrons, generating $134M in economic activity, $65M in taxes, $5M in municipal taxes and creating 3,000 direct and indirect jobs.

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