CITM recognizes the importance of municipal, provincial, and federal governments in driving economic development by creating supportive infrastructures and facilitating innovation. CITM actively engages with all levels of government to support clients as they develop and commercialize their products and solutions.

The City of Hamilton provides businesses with a wide range of opportunities for trade, transportation, and talent recruitment. Recently named a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) by the federal government, Hamilton is home to world-class universities, colleges, and research-intensive companies that have created an ideal environment for new product development and innovation. In addition to incentives for business and economic growth, the city offers residents ample cultural hotspots and natural escapes to explore and enjoy.

With a quarter of Hamilton’s residents born in another country, the city is a welcoming environment for newcomers, new businesses, and new innovative opportunities. Hamilton’s economic diversity is what sets it apart; businesses in a wide range of industries can leverage this diversity to strengthen their teams, trade and collaboration.

Hamilton is also Canada’s gateway for goods movement. Located at the centre of the busiest economic hub in the country, Hamilton’s strategic location and infrastructure supports all forms of transportation; passenger, eCommerce, and heavy/project cargo or commodities. Hamilton has all four major transportation within its municipal boundaries – road, rail, air and port.