The Global Business Centre staff can connect you with the most qualified interpreters & translators in Calgary.
One of the primary services provided by the GBC is proactive, frequent and ongoing ‘connecting’ to facilitate the matching, meeting and linking of businesses with opportunities.
The GBC makes networking both easy and effective. We make the introductions, provide the venue, and develop the programs that connect a company with a product or service idea with a potential buyer or partner from out-of-market.
The GBC has well-established connections and arranges introductions with sector- and industry-specific associations and organizations in Southern Alberta, all of whom are actively promoting new international trade opportunities. We also arrange introductions with branches of ethnic- or country-based cultural organizations, many of which are active supporters of new businesses moving into Southern Alberta from their home countries.
Virtually every country and language group has people ‘on the ground’ in Calgary. In fact, Calgary is the most attractive city in all of Canada for newcomers, both those moving from other Canadian provinces, and those coming here from other countries.
BDC is a crown corporation owned by the Government of Canada. BDC is tasked to deliver investment, financial and strategic consulting services to small and medium sized Canadian companies.
Provides information on business services and regulatory and taxation information for Alberta businesses.
The CAIE is Canada's key source of information on Canadian customs and trade policy. The CAIE provides Canadian importers and exporters with critical and timely information, effective representation to government and effective solutions for members' concerns.
Registered exporters and agents can report goods electronically to the Federal Government of Canada.
This federal Crown corporation acts on behalf of Canadian industry and makes it easier for Canadian exporters to sell their products and services around the world.
This Government of Canada agency provides a number of resources to businesses to help them meet the requirements for exporting goods and services.
Connects buyers and sellers of products and services creating trade relationships with the primary objective of generating sales.
CIDA helps people of developing countries to achieve self-sustainable economic and social development, thereby contributing to Canada's political and economic interests abroad.
This Government of Canada department administers tax laws for Canada and most provinces and territories, as well as incentive programs delivered through the tax system.
As Canada’s largest and most influential business association, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce is the primary and vital connection between business and the federal government. It also has links to international chamber of commerce organizations.
Is an international trade training and professional certification body. As the only organization of its kind in the world, FITT sets the standards and designs the training programs leading to the Certified International Trade Professional (CITP) designation. FITT’s quality training programs impart knowledge and practical skills that provide a competitive advantage to trade practitioners while elevating their position in world markets.
This federal department is not only tasked with operating Canadian foreign embassies and posts, but also negotiates Canadian trade agreements. The site maintains and excellent virtual trade commissioner website, which provides market information and contracts in nearly every country.
International and Intergovernmental Relations coordinates Alberta’s relationships with various levels of government in Canada and around the world. Working on behalf of Albertans, the department enhances Alberta’s national and international presence in areas such as export development, investment attraction and governmental relations.
Global Answers for Business (GAB) is an online provider of answers to core business questions for corporations with, or considering, foreign operations. GAB has partnered with leading reputable corporate law firms around the world, married their expertise with today’s technology to provide clear, accurate, up-to-date answers to key questions about doing business internationally, saving companies time and money.
This Crown corporation offers financing, insurance and risk management solutions to Canadian businesses. Export Development Canada helps Canadian exporters and investors expand their business into international markets. In August 2015 EDC launched a new, online credit-insurance product, Trade Protect, which can assist with capitalizing on export opportunities.
WD works to strengthen western innovation, business development and economic development. Click the title for contact information for Calgary’s office.
Represents manufacturers of agricultural equipment throughout Canada. Many associated suppliers and marketing companies participate in this association.
CAMESE is a trade association made up of Canadian member companies offering products and services to the mining industry. It was established in 1981 for the purpose of assisting members in exporting their goods and services.
For more than 130 years, CME has successfully represented the interests of Canadian business, keeping members on the competitive edge of world-class manufacturing and trade.
Establishes trade rules and serves as a forum for exporters, dealers, brokers and processors involved in the industry of trading Canada's special crops: dried peas, lentils, mustard seed, canary seed, dried beans, chickpeas, faba beans, sunflower seeds, safflower seeds and buckwheat.
The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada is an independent, not-for-profit think tank on Canada's relations with Asia.
Is a Canadian chartered, non-profit organization formed in 1983 by the Canadian private sector. Its activities are designed to promote and enhance two way commercial relations between Canadian companies and companies from the Middle East and North Africa.
Is a non-profit, non-partisan, member supported organization which provides a forum for discussion of key economic, commercial and other issues of interest to Canadian companies currently involved or planning to do business in Bangladesh.
Is a private-sector, non-profit membership organization incorporated in 1978 to facilitate and promote trade and investment between Canada and the People's Republic of China.
Is the leading private sector association of Canadian companies doing business in India.
Was founded by several major Canadian corporations with business interests in Turkey. The aim of the Council is to promote bilateral trade and investment between Turkey and Canada.
Is a proactive, non-government body representing more than 1150 members of every industry and size with business interests in Canada, Hong Kong and Mainland China.
Is a not-for-profit, membership organization made up of companies and individuals with an interest in the Canada-Japan relationship.
The chamber has recognized and reconfirmed the commitment of Canadian business to the development and welfare of the Philippines and the Filipino people.
Is the conduit for corridor growth. They promote and develop Trade, Tourism, Training, Technology, and Transportation (5T's).
Is the international trade association of independent wholesaler-distributors and manufacturer’s representatives engaged in marketing specialized agricultural equipment, outdoor power equipment, light industrial equipment, forestry equipment, or parts and components for those segments of industry. EMDA members have served for generations as the vital link between manufacturers and retail dealers. EMDA is the result of the merger of FEWA and AIMRA – strengthening the position of the Association in North America as a marketing and distribution organization designed to promote marketing of equipment.
This association and its website provide information on international business news, international trade shows, market intelligence and contracts. It is also the source for B2B leads, news, events and links to 7,000 international trade-related websites.
This organization promotes Germany as a business and technology location and supports companies based in Germany with global market information.
An organization which helps its members to conduct business between Canada and Hong Kong and encourage Canadian companies to utilize Hong Kong as their business “Smart Link” to China and the rest of the world. It also facilitates business relationships amongst its membership in Canada.
Is the statutory organization of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to promote Hong Kong's trade in goods and services.
The IFA is responsible for promoting, prospecting and facilitating international investment in France, and for the economic attractiveness and image of the country.
This association encourages joint-venture partnerships between Canadian and Lebanese companies. The LCBA strives towards increasing bilateral relations in economic, social, educational, humanitarian, commercial, industrial sectors, etc.
MANA through a major emphasis on education, aids in the development and promotion of mutually profitable relationships and ethical standards of behavior between multi-line professional sales representatives, their principals and their joint customers. For more information visit www.manaonline.org
Bavarian Ministry for Economic Affairs offers a wide range of customized, confidential and complimentary services and information to companies and investors interested in expanding to Bavaria
Provides business opportunities, clear information on requirements, strategies for expanding services and goods at an international level, participation in business fairs and assistance by experts for investors, exporters, and professionals.
Trade Chile offers international business development services in Chile and Argentina. Their services include sector studies, representation in trade fairs, organization of trade missions, matchmaking and videoconference services. In addition, Trade Chile also offers an innovative, cost-effective approach to entering a new market through its branch office showroom.
This non-profit organization works to connect Canadian business to importers and suppliers in developing countries.
A trade organization who works with UK-based businesses to ensure their success in international markets, and encourage the best overseas companies to look to the UK as their global partner of choice.
A member of the World Trade Centers Association (WTCA) a worldwide organization with the aim of promoting and facilitating international trade. They co-operate very close with Poznan International Fair and the City of Poznan. The World Trade Center Poznan Club is one of the largest commercial organizations in the world with over 500 000 participating members belonging to over 330 WTCs in over 100 countries. Membership is a great opportunity for establishing new business contracts.
Click here for a full list of foreign representatives in Canada
Consulates in Calgary:
1015 - 4th Street S.W., Suite 1200
Calgary, AB, T2R 1J4, Canada
Telephone: (403) 252-9937
Fax: (403) 263-8529
224 'B' Blackthorn Rd NE
Calgary, AB, T2K 4X6, Canada
Dentons Canada LLP, 15th fl., Bankers Court- 850-2nd Street SW
Calgary, AB, T2P 0R8, Canada
Telephone: (403) 268-3030
Fax: (403) 268-3100
1122 - 8th Avenue S.W., Suite 100
Calgary, AB, T2P 1J5, Canada
Telephone: (403) 560-6520
Fax: (403) 264-8870
2916 5th Ave. NE, SUITE #2
Calgary, AB, T2A 6K4, Canada
1011 6th Avenue S.W., Suite 100
Calgary, AB, T2P 0W1, Canada
Telephone: (403) 264-3322/804-4090 (24h)
Fax: (403) 264-6656
1732 - 9A Street South West, Suite 405
Calgary, AB, T2T 3E6, Canada
Telephone: (403) 244-8968/ 807-9965 (cell)
Fax: (403) 209-2707
Suite 303-6707 Elbow Drive SW
Calgary, AB, T2V 0E5, Canada
Telephone: (403) 269-4886
Fax: (403) 259-4533
777 8th Avenue SW, 2300 First Alberta Place
Calgary, AB, T2P 3R5, Canada
Telephone: (403) 299-9805 - Direct line (403) 299-9800
Fax: (403) 299-9850
719 Willamette Drive S.E.
Calgary, AB, T2J 2A3, Canada
Telephone: (403) 225-2956
Fax: (403) 225-2957
1115 - 11th Avenue S.W., Suite 200
Calgary, AB, T2R 0G5, Canada
Telephone: (403) 471-4822
Fax: (403) 245-0569
2119-28th Avenue, S.W.
Calgary, AB, T2T 1K6, Canada
Telephone: (403) 244-4506
215 Glamorgan Place SW
Calgary, AB, T3E 5B9, Canada
105, 2320 - 12th Avenue S.W.
Calgary, AB, T3C 3R6, Canada
Telephone: (403) 230-5007
Fax: (403) 230-1007
Suite 950, 517 10th Avenue S.W.
Calgary, AB, T2R 0A8, Canada
Telephone: (403) 294-1057, (403) 294-1393
400 Third Avenue S.W.
Calgary, AB, T2P 4H2, Canada
Telephone: (403) 267-8261
Fax: (403) 264-5973
Fixler Law, 1450-633, 6 Avenue S.W.
Calgary, AB, T2P 2Y5, Canada
Telephone: (403) 920-0565
Fax: (403) 920-0556
83 Edenstone View NW
Calgary, AB, T3A 4T4, Canada
Telephone: (403) 239-0763
Fax: (403) 239-2552
407 - 2nd Street SW, Suite 400
Calgary, AB, T2P 2Y3, Canada
Telephone: (403) 264-4819
2500 University Drive N.W.
Calgary, AB, T2N 1N4, Canada
Telephone: (403) 471-5094
Fax: (403) 282-4663
2-1626 29 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB, T2T 1M5, Canada
Telephone: (403) 470-9184
222 Riverfront Avenue Southwest, 1026
Calgary, AB, T2P 0X2, Canada
Telephone: (403) 466-8955
Lancaster Building, 304 8th Avenue S.W., Suite 708
Calgary, AB, T2P 1C2, Canada
Telephone: (403) 266-2710
Fax: (403) 265-0599
2704 Montcalm Cr. S.W.
Calgary, AB, T2T 3M6, Canada
Telephone: (403) 209-0340
162 Royal Oak Point NW
Calgary, AB, T3G 5C6, Canada
Telephone: (403) 208-2264 or (403) 239-6133
325 - 25th Street S.E., Suite 302
Calgary, AB, T2A 7H8, Canada
Telephone: (403) 262-0262 Ext.31
Fax: (403) 204-0284
517 10th Avenue SW, Centre 10, 9th Floor
Calgary, AB, T2R 0A8, Canada
Telephone: (587) 577-1524
6224 - 29 Street S.E.
Calgary, AB, T2E 7L8, Canada
Telephone: (403) 291-3455
Fax: (403) 287-7442
Old Y Centre, 223-12 Avenue SW, 203
Calgary, AB, T2R 0G9, Canada
Telephone: (587) 779-2690
Borden Ladner Gervais - Centennial Place, East Tower, 1900-520 -3rd Avenue S.W.
Calgary, AB, T2P 0R3, Canada
15th Floor, Bankers Court, 850-2nd Street SW
Calgary, AB, T2P 0R8, Canada
Telephone: (403) 268-6889
Fax: (403) 268-3100
4053 Edgevalley Landing N.W.
Calgary, AB, T3A 5H5, Canada
Telephone: (403) 681-4204
Fax: (403) 206-7157
288 Aspen Hills Close SW
Calgary, AB, T3H 0C8, Canada
Telephone: (403) 975-2841
5100-150 6th Avenue South West
Calgary, AB, T2P 2V7, Canada
Telephone: (403) 705-1755
Fax: (403) 538-0121
United States of America
615 Macleod Trail S.E., Suite 1000
Calgary, Alberta, T2G 4T8, Canada
Telephone: (403) 266-8962 / 266-8692 x 0 (24h)
Fax (403) 266-6630
239 Hampshire Place, North West
Calgary, AB, T3A 4Y7, Canada
Telephone: (403) 804-8669
Fax: (403) 232-0582