Alliances and Memberships

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Automotive Parts Manufacturers' Association (APMA)

APMA is Canada's national association representing OEM producers of parts, equipment, tools, supplies and services for the worldwide automotive industry. The Association was founded in 1952 and has over 400 members which account for ninety percent of independent parts production in Canada.

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Economic Developers Council of Ontario (EDCO)

EDCO is an independent, non-profit, incorporated association of persons engaged in economic development. Organized in 1957 the membership embraces a broad spectrum of development individuals at all levels. Members are regularly exposed to new ideas and bring awareness to the complex business of community development.

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Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC)

EDAC is Canada's national organization of Economic Developers pursuing excellence in the field since 1968. The Association's mission is to enhance the professional competence of Economic Development Officers and ensure placement of qualified people in the field of Economic Development; to advance Economic Development as a distinct, recognized, and self-governing profession; and to contribute to Canada's economic well-being.

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Southwestern Ontario Marketing Alliance (SOMA)

The SOMA region encompasses the municipalities of Aylmer, Ingersoll, Stratford, St. Marys, St. Thomas, Woodstock and Tillsonburg and stretches across Elgin, Oxford and Perth counties. SOMA actively supports local manufacturers and their investments in the region by promoting their interests in the community. SOMA works with local municipalities, provincial and federal governments, and industry to ensure that a positive business climate and a supportive infrastructure are in place.

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Woodstock & District Chamber of Commerce

The Woodstock District Chamber of Commerce is one of the largest business organizations in Oxford County. Its diverse membership consists of 300 companies  with some 6,000 employees which provide the Chamber with a broad and varied base of community support.