Explore Waterloo Region — the crossroads of innovation and tradition

With rural landscapes and big city amenities, Waterloo Region is a place where you can glimpse into the future through the cutting edge of technology or back in time to horse-drawn buggies. Waterloo Region is home to an array of world-renowned festivals, attractions, and culinary experiences. No visit to the Region would be complete without experiencing St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market — the largest year-round market in Canada. With hundreds of vendors, the market comes alive with the sounds, scents, and colours of the rural landscape. 

Advanced manufacturing is the backbone of Waterloo Region’s economy. Home to 1,400+ manufacturing companies working in automotive, aerospace and food processing. With unique access to global markets, integrated technology solutions and highly skilled talent, Waterloo is a catalyst for advanced manufacturing innovation. Our community is home to the fourth largest manufacturing workforce in Canada and manufacturing-orientated research institutes. The Region’s manufacturing ecosystem is a perfect combination of industry, R & D, and academia.