A few words about us
What is the Leeds & Grenville Approved Professionals Program?
The LG Approved Professionals Program was established to help the general public of United Counties of Leeds and Grenville connect with High Quality and Authentic Professionals.
Our goals at LG Approved Professionals are:
- To ensure quality, integrity and consistency in local professionals who offer services to the public
- To connect local consumers with our Approved Professionals who represent a variety of business sectors within the Leeds and Grenville County
- To ensure that our Approved Professionals possess the necessary certifications, insurances and / or educational training to provide the products and services they offer
- Follow a Code of Conduct to ensure consumers receive the highest level of service
Why join the LG Approved Program?
Aligning with LG Approved Professionals, you’re promoting your company as one of High Quality, with guarantees to the public.
- As a member, you benefit from the “Go To” network we’ve created for consumers and members alike
- The LG Approved Professionals logo serves as a symbol of quality, integrity, and consistency of service
- Our “Go To” Network is utilized by potential Clients and Professionals through our Social Media presence, website and active community involvement
- Participating in Monthly Events/Meetings
- LG Approved Professionals are heavily involved in our local communities by way of Private & Public Events, Training & Information Programs and Charity Functions
- Group Insurance for Members
- Save money through Member to Member Referral Programs and Discount Offers
In addition, we aim to have our Network heavily involved in local communities by means of: Private & Public Events, Training & Information Programs and Charity Functions.
How we are Selecting Our Members:
LG Approved Professionals complete a standard Member Application, which will verify Professional Standing, Insurances, Education, Government Regulations, Recent Work and Professional References. (Credentials will all be in relation to the Applicants Trade / Service)
All this will help us ensure that we can label successful applicants as an LG Approved Professional.
The application process includes an extensive screening process, which generally includes:
- Trade References: Reaching out to Trade References, to get professional feedback on Professionalism, Conduct in the Workplace and Quality of Workmanship.
- Client References: Reaching out to recent Client References, to get first hand client experiences and feedback on Conduct in the Workplace and Quality of Workmanship.
- Professional Requirements: We ask all applicants to provide evidence of Trade Professional Certifications (BCIN, Master Licenses, Tarion Warranty, etc….)
- Insurance Requirements: All applicants are to provide evidence of required Insurance Coverages (Liability Insurance, WSIB, Workers Compensation, etc….)
All applications are Reviewed & Verified by our Membership Review Team. This is a confidential review panel of professionals. This Membership Review Team will be made up of three existing members.
What Types of Professionals do we Support?
LG Approved Professionals supports all segments and sizes of local Professionals providing High Quality products and services, are accountable, credible and possess all of the necessary insurances, certifications and education.
The LG Approved Professional Network is looking for all ranges, types and branches of Professionals! If your company follows the rules, regulations and standards of your Trade, Showcase yourself with us and set your firm a part from the rest!
Today’s consumer is savvy and well-researched, taking the steps to check the backgrounds and Certifications of the Professionals they seek to hire. They require proof or evidence that they are hiring and entrusting a True Professional. Our network showcases these types of professionals to today’s savvy consumer.
We are accepting Applications from All Types of Professionals. Contact us today!
Why choose to be
We have a proven system in place to ensure that any LG Approved Company is who they claim to be! The LG Approved Membership Application and Review Process helps us with Vetting Local Companies, Business and Professionals to ensure that they match the need and requirements of Integrity, Honesty and Professionalism.
Public Review of Professionals
Not only is the LG Approved Membership Team watching, but we hold ALL our members accountable via Public Review. We have a system in place that will allow clients to report on both the good and bad of our members, and even companies that are not members. This is our way of including the General Public, and giving them an opportunity to help us help them!
Together we CAN make a Difference!
Simple Logic – Together we are stronger than doing it on our Own!
We believe that Small Businesses are the Key to Striving and Prosperous communities. So LG Approved wants to help by providing a Strong, Reliable Network of Professionals, that not only are Vetted and Honest, but that give back to their local community in all categories; Job Creation, Charity and Non-Profit Support, Education and Family.
The Value of the LG Approved Program for Small Business Owners is the shared resources that are available, alignment with other experienced entrepreneurs, and the added value of group advertising and promotion.