Why Stratford

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.

Making smart investments in
our future and yours.

Internationally recognized as an Intelligent Community, Stratford's tradition of innovation and broadband connectivity attracts the world's best talent to all our industries. Our business community has top industry leaders, early adopters and innovators all working together and we've invested millions in infrastructure.

Live, Work & Play in One of the World’s Most Intelligent Communities

Whether your looking to relocate and expand, start a business or move to a new City, Stratford has a thriving community where anything is possible. We are geographically, economically and technologically in the heart of it all. Stratford is poised for significant economic growth with its successful combination of economic opportunities, culture and lifestyle.

Broadband Connectivity

Between quality of life, arts and culture and thriving industries, Stratford thrives. Between quality of life, arts and culture and thriving industries, Stratford thrives.

Knowledge Workforce

Between quality of life, arts and culture and thriving industries, Stratford thrives. Between quality of life, arts and culture and thriving industries, Stratford thrives.

Innovation

Between quality of life, arts and culture and thriving industries, Stratford thrives. Between quality of life, arts and culture and thriving industries, Stratford thrives.

Stratford is a City where everyone is empowered to reach their full potential.

COMMUNITY PROFILE

32,000

Residents based on 2016 Census 

6 Million

Potential customers within a
3 hour drive

30 km2

Broadband & wifi connectivity

5

Universities, colleges &  advanced skills training in easy driving radius

Industries

Home to the Stratford Festival and the University of Waterloo’s School of Interacton Design and Business, Stratford is also located within Ontario’s largest Information Technology cluster and North America’s largest Automotive cluster.

OUR INDUSTRIES

SMART CITY

ARTS & CULTURE

MANUFACTURING

HOSPITALITY & TOURISM

DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY

AGRICULTURE

EDUCATION

HEALTH SCIENCES

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