Core Values

Cooperative Regionalism

We believe in...
• all levels of government and grass roots organizations working together with a regionally minded focus
• being receptive to the concerns of all stakeholders by being proactive
• cooperative regionalism being achieved through the facilitation and development of mutually beneficial partnerships


We believe in...
• positive staff and board development / relations / mutual respect
• the diversity of our Board of Directors
• effective communication
• recognizing excellence
• exemplary service
• identifying needs and developing programs to support the communities of our region
• the creation and maintenance of job opportunities


We believe in...
• the importance of community awareness of SEDC and its services
• the importance of community awareness of the current business and social environment
• the recognition of success
• the necessity of profiling our communities

Resource Management

We believe in...
• educating and training
• gathering and using regional data
• accessible information regarding available programs and services

Business Support

We believe in...
• promoting and providing exemplary business practices
• making recommendations and decisions based on current data
• providing loans and resources to businesses and the social economy
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SEDC Contact Information:

P.O. Box 177, 515 Mill Street, Neustadt, ON N0G 2M0
Ph: 519-799-5750 | Toll-free: 1-877-335-7332 | Fax: 519-799-5750