Global Business Centre

Calgary Economic Development’s Global Business Centre supports local businesses expanding to new markets, and global firms who want to be part of Calgary’s energy.

Global Business Centre

Alert** Please note that the Global Business Centre does not have any association with, or knowledge of, the following organizations: Gezi Capital, Backyard Travel and Backyard Tour.


The Global Business Centre (GBC) is in the heart of Calgary, the home of head office towers and decision makers. Open since 2010, the Global Business Centre is a hub for local and international businesses to expand their business abroad or test the Calgary market.


The Global Business Centre is a landing pad for foreign companies

Considering moving your business to Calgary? Temporary business desk space is available for short-term business visits; this is perfect for international business visitors or delegations currently working with GBC stakeholders or other Southern Alberta companies.

Longer-term office space is available for organizations on international procurement missions in Calgary, or for those looking to expand or establish themselves in Southern Alberta.

The Global Business Centre is a launch pad for local companies

For local companies, the process of expanding a business internationally can be daunting. The Global Business Centre customizes services for local, regional and international businesses, meeting the individual needs of each company. We provide the space, the information and the connections necessary for successful trade development activities.

For companies looking to expand their business to a global audience, the GBC provides programming and resources to ensure companies are set up for success.

Located at 120 8th Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta the GBC is accessed through Calgary TELUS Convention Centre, North Building. Visit our events calendar to see what events are coming up.

Download a brochure

Learn more about the Global Business Centre by viewing the brochure.