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Create here in Toronto. From film production to research facilities, Toronto is home to industries that generate buzz. Manufacturers and designers alike succeed as part of Toronto’s diverse and resourceful landscape, making their mark beyond Toronto’s city limits.
|Toronto is a Creative City||Toronto is a major centre for the creative industries – design, fashion, film, new media, television and stage production – and has expanded rapidly in recent years. The creative sector generates $9 billion of Toronto’s GDP annually and employs 130,000 people, representing close to 6% of the total Toronto region’s workforce.|
|Toronto is the Lead Role||Toronto is the 3rd largest centre in North America alongside New York and Los Angeles for both the film and music industries.|
|Toronto is Design||With the largest design workforce in Canada and the third largest in North America, Toronto’s designers bring ideas to life across economic sectors.|
|Toronto is Manufacturing||Home to over 4,300 manufacturing firms employing almost 120,000 people, Toronto is home to a strong advanced manufacturing base across a range of sectors such as food and beverage, life sciences, aerospace, fashion/apparel, ICT, and machinery and equipment.|
|Toronto is Tinkering and Inventing||Incubating across the city’s diverse network of makerspaces, prototype labs and research facilities, new and existing businesses are embracing digital and additive manufacturing to build the next generation of Toronto manufacturers.|
|Toronto is Supporting Innovation||Toronto is home to a network of makerspaces, co-working spaces and business incubators/accelerators that enable entrepreneurs in creative industries and manufacturing to start and grow their business.|
Toronto is a city of potential, a place where entrepreneurs can succeed and grow. Read about some of the city’s hottest startups and why they decided to startup here.