How can we help? This is a phrase you’ll hear over and over again in Edmonton. Helping others succeed has always been our way. Our city is perfectly-sized so you won’t get lost in the crowd. And this will help you build a network of useful business connections – real connections.

Our Business Development Team can give you single-window access to the best resources to help you grow your business from Edmonton.
 
By talking to some of Edmonton’s most successful companies and connecting with our growing new businesses we aim to:
 

  • Understand and help mitigate obstacles to growth from Edmonton.
  • Develop business programs that can help you scale your business more easily.
  • Share ideas on how we can bring new business ideas to this city, or find new ways of doing business differently to capitalize on underutilized or poorly-used spaces.

Connect with real people that can help you now.

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News & Ideas

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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Community Activation & Vibrancy

Edmonton Made Increases Exposure of Local Businesses

In support of the 47,000 small and medium sized businesses that call Edmonton home, EEDC and the City of Edmonton launched the Edmonton Made program in September. Initiated through the Emerging Economies Initiative led by Edmonton City Councillor Michael Oshry, and developed by EEDC’s Community Activation team, this new program strives to enhance the exposure of local businesses.

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Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Edmonton Startup, Jobber, Opens Toronto Office to Keep Pace with Global Growth

Jobber, the software platform that helps home service businesses be more successful, announced the opening of its Toronto, Canada office to support the rapid growth of its global customer base.

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Case Studies

Canada’s Marijuana Industry is Coming

With the Government of Canada having put forward its framework for the legalization of recreational cannabis, cities across the country will be looking to capitalize on the marijuana economy and its associated jobs, investment, and tax revenue. Edmonton will be no different, and it’s about time we started thinking strategically about how to make our mark in this new industry.

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