Grow Your Business in Central Alberta

Grow Your Business


We are a not-for-profit organization here to help grow your business!

  • new markets and export readiness assessments
  • business-to-business matching
  • local, provincial and national government contacts
  • referrals and introductions to industry associations
  • funding opportunities and innovation networks

International Business Development (IBD) Program

We can help you grow your business with a new program designed to explore alternative and diversified markets. We will give you the contacts, expert advice, tools, and training you need to export your products or services.

Expansion Statistics

Alberta was responsible for almost 25% of Canada’s total exports in 2014, and has been the second largest provincial exporter since 2001, only behind Ontario.


Growing your business can be challenging and complicated; we are here to guide you through the process and watch your business emerge on the global scale.

Economic Advantages

Central Alberta’s large and vibrant market makes us one of the country’s most competitive economic regions, allowing your business to compete on a regional and global scale.


Alberta’s industrial manufacturing industry currently consists of over 1,800 firms.

Agriculture & Agri-Foods

Central Alberta is home to over 300 agricultural processors, almost one-third of the province’s feed manufacturers, and three major Agri-Food Research Centres.

Oil & Gas

Servicing one of the largest petroleum industries in the world is no small task. Central Alberta is a hub and plays a key role in the future of the oil and gas industry.


Central Alberta’s petrochemical industry employs over 1,600 people and each job is estimated to create a spin-off of another 2.5 jobs in the local economy.


Central Alberta’s transportation infrastructure is capable of 24-hour delivery of service to all of Western Canada and the U.S. Pacific Northwest.

Local Success Stories

Other Central Alberta businesses have expanded nationally and internationally – you can too!