A city on the
brink of reinvention.

Edmonton is in the midst of a $5 billion transformation of active development and investment in downtown.

Give the world
more Edmonton.

Edmonton is perfectly situated for success. We’re open for business, and we firmly believe the world wants what we're making.

Events that host
the historic.

Edmonton loves sports and culture. Not only do Edmontonians come out by the thousands as spectators, they are passionate and experienced volunteers who will help deliver something unforgettable. We know what it takes to deliver the extraordinary.

Canada’s youngest
fastest growing city.

Edmonton is growing at a rate that’s twice as fast as the national average. Between now and 2020, the city will see $5.5 billion invested in development of residential towers and retail spaces, office towers, new hotels, educational institutions, arts and culture facilities and light rail transit. 

52 weeks of things to do.
We're not all business.

Ask any of our 1 million plus residents and we are confident they will agree.

More To Learn


88 km of River Valley Park.


The largest urban park in North America. 22x larger than Central Park.


9 of Canada’s Top 100 restaurants.


Top 10 travel destination according to National Geographic.

Edmonton is the launchpad for your monumental idea.

It takes an entrepreneurial city to know an entrepreneur’s needs.

Find Out How

News & Ideas


Executive Assistant, Tourism

We have a rare opportunity for an EA in Edmonton Tourism with a positive, “can do” attitude. As the right hand to the VP Tourism, this individual will become well acquainted with EEDC and divisional business plans and will monitor consistency across all internal & external reports, as well as work with the VP to manage department accountabilities related to the business plan. You quickly earn trust and credibility, and can professionally handle sensitive, personal and confidential information in a discreet manner. You are a master of all avenues of communication, with the ability to be clear, concise and to the point.

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HR Business Partner, Talent Acquisition

We are looking for a hands-on HR Business Partner who will join our team to provide proactive operational and strategic support to managers and employees. With an emphasis on talent acquisition, onboarding and orientation, this person will own and manage our full cycle selection and recruitment processes and will be integral to the design and implementation of our onboarding and orientation program aimed at driving employee engagement and retention. Your talent acquisition and retention background and experience will provide a solid foundation as you help to formulate the EEDC Way of attracting and retaining talent.

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Event Attraction

Shaw Conference Centre builds international buzz

The Shaw Conference Centre has built an international reputation for its expertise in hosting events of all forms and sizes. If you’ve felt a buzz while visiting, it’s not just because of the atmosphere within the building. Outside, you’ll find hundred of plants being pollinated by the Shaw Conference Centre’s very own bees.

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Community Activation & Vibrancy

Join the celebrations for Canada’s 150th anniversary

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation, in partnership with the City of Edmonton, is distributing free posters and decals for businesses to display throughout 2017.

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