Calgary Economic Development

Calgary Economic Development

731 1st Street SE, Calgary (AB), T2G 2G9, Canada

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403-221-7831

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Calgary Economic Development is a conduit, connector, catalyst and storyteller for the city of Calgary.

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Promoting Calgary as the location of choice for people, investment & business, Calgary Economic Development delivers services and initiatives focused on growing and developing a number of key industry sectors.
Our efforts support businesses and the community to achieve greater results that benefit organizations, our city and the region.
Our goal is to assist businesses and the community at large to become greater than what they already are. Achieve greater results that will not only benefit their organizations but our city and region as a whole.

Founded 01/01/2003
Products Promoting Calgary as the location of choice for people, investment & business, Calgary Economic Development delivers services and initiatives focused on growing and developing a number of key industry sectors.

Our efforts support businesses and the community to achieve greater results that benefit organizations, our city and the region.

Our goal is to assist businesses and the community at large to become greater than what they already are. Achieve greater results that will not only benefit their organizations but our city and region as a whole.

We do this by assisting businesses in the following areas:

BUSINESSES RETENTION AND EXPANSION
• Facilitate real estate and development solutions
• Provide customized solutions for businesses on a wide range of issues from expansion and relocating to outsourcing
• Facilitate introductions and business linkages

BUSINESS INVESTMENT AND ATTRACTION
• Promote Calgary as the location of choice for business
• Assist companies in the development of a business case to invest in Calgary
• Provide relocation and site selection services
• Orientation services for incoming companies to facilitate business linkages
• Film scouting, production and permitting services

TRADE DEVELOPMENT
• Support businesses with export development information and referrals
• Provide in-region contacts
• Assisting clients in accessing markets through incoming and outgoing trade missions

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
• Coordinate labour attraction activities among Calgary businesses
• Support Calgary businesses with best practices in workforce retention and attraction
• Assist businesses with making connections to meet workforce needs
• Provide labour market information

RESEARCH AND INFORMATION
• Provide regional economic and industry information
• Provide economic reports and annual economic outlook
• Provide access to business directories for sourcing products and services
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