It is estimated that four out of every five jobs in a community are created by the growth of existing businesses. With this in mind, the priority for economic development is to encourage existing businesses to not only stay in Vernon, but to grow and hire more employees. The Vernon economic development department is available to assist established Vernon businesses grow and prosper through networking, shared support services, finding suitable sites for expansion, and navigating the developmental approval process.
In Vernon we work together to help grow local businesses. There are a number of support programs to help growing businesses achieve their full potential.