Information and Culture

Information and Culture is one of the fastest growing sectors in our economy.

The creative sector makes up more than half of our workforce, which is comprised of well-educated, creative and business-savvy individuals who are responsible for the quick growth this sector has experienced in the past decade.

Richmond Hill companies excelling in this sector are involved in areas such as internet solutions, books, media and visual arts and design.

Well-established Richmond Hill information and culture sector businesses include:

Business support

Our Economic Development team supports both start-up and existing businesses through one-on-one consultations, networking events and professional development opportunities. We help companies to grow and explore new avenues to excel in their business. Learn how your company can become part of the Richmond Hill information and culture sector by contacting our Economic Development team today.

Filming in Richmond Hill

Richmond Hill's film industry is an important part of the support we offer the information and culture sector. For those looking to film in Richmond Hill, we provide information on filming locations and resources to help make the process as easy as possible. Visit our Filming in Richmond Hill section to learn more.

SpaceFinder York Region

SpaceFinder York Region is a free matchmaking tool for renters looking for creative space, and spaces looking to promote their rentals. Venues can market unbooked rental space by creating a listing and uploading a digital calendar, while creatives can discover space based on location, price, amenities, up-to-date availability and more.  Learn about SpaceFinder York Region

Creativity Connected Creative Industries Symposium

Creativity Connected explores the uniqueness of York Region's creative businesses and talent. The event is hosted each November, and brings together creative minds across York Region in an exchange and sharing of information. Please note – the Symposium will not take place in 2019. 

Creativity Connected Awards

The Creativity Connected Awards recognize individuals or companies in Richmond Hill who have demonstrated excellence in the creative industries field. The purpose is to recognize creativity and the power of ideas in all forms. Please note – the awards program will not take place in 2019. 

Learn about Richmond Hill's other business sectors: