Setting the Stage for a Strong Creative Sector

Why Does Creative Enterprise Exist?


To build a vibrant, attractive, healthy and prosperous Waterloo Region in which to live, work and stay.


 Why does this matter?

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To entice new artists, culture workers, businesses, thought leaders, doctors, teachers, and overall new investment into our community, which helps to retain talent currently residing in the area.


…and why does THAT matter?

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It’s vital to shape Waterloo Region with healthy, happy, engaged citizens who will be well-positioned supporters of our arts and entertainment sector, customers for our businesses, excellent teachers and students in our schools, investors in our charities and well-rounded community leaders.



Creative Enterprise Initiative is building a vibrant region!