The Global Business Centre is a place to be part of Calgary's energy. Featured below are tenants who have used the Global Business Centre to create and build their own businesses by utilizing the resources supplied to help their businesses.

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The Canada China Business Council (CCBC) is the country’s Canada-China bilateral business, trade and investment facilitator, catalyst and advocate. Founded in 1978 as a private, non-profit business association, the CCBC provides unparalleled insight into Canada-China business, trade and investment issues and develops connections that ensure its members’ business success. In addition to its focused and practical services, the CCBC is also the voice of the Canadian business community on issues affecting Canada-China business, trade and investment. 

CCBC members include some of the largest and best-known Canadian and Chinese firms, as well as small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), entrepreneurs, and non-profit organizations. CCBC also offers a "China Watcher" program for individuals interested in staying up-to-date about Canada-China business relations. 

CCBC members represent a wide range of sectors, including financial services, professional services, manufacturing, construction, transportation, oil and gas, natural resources, ICT, public sector and education. 

In addition to its head office in Toronto, the CCBC also has offices and staff in Vancouver, Montreal, Calgary, Beijing and Shanghai. The CCBC’s network of staff offers programs and services in both Canada and China, and introduces members to opportunities in China’s emerging markets. The CCBC also operates a chapter in Beijing, offering a range of events and broad networking opportunities at the local level.

Through its member services and events, the CCBC provides its member companies with business insight, intelligence, connections, and networks that help resolve the inevitable challenges of doing business in another country. 

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Ontario’s Trade Office in Alberta facilitates business-to-business relationships between companies operating in Alberta’s oil and gas sector and Ontario manufacturers and technology/service providers to increase economic activity between the two provinces. 

Our office promotes and leads delegations of Ontario companies at industry events in Alberta and provides networking opportunities based on Alberta buyers’ needs and Ontario suppliers’ capabilities.

Based in Calgary, Ontario’s In-Market Trade Development Representative (IMTDR) works with Alberta companies to identify their needs, specifications and requirements and collaborates with the Toronto-based Energy Connections team that identifies capable suppliers. The IMTDR also manages stakeholder relationships with all levels of the Alberta government and industry associations.

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Kinetica was launched in 2015 following an announcement made by the Government of Canada to provide $3 million in funding over the next five years to Innovate Calgary to develop an energy technology accelerator program. This funding is part of the Canada Accelerator and Incubator Program (CAIP), which is also providing funding support for TEC Edmonton’s health accelerator initiative.

Powered by Innovate Calgary, Kinetica bridges the gap between the energy industry and technology innovators. It is a uniquely industry-driven program, working closely with key partners in the energy sector to identify their most pressing challenges in four areas: hydrocarbon recovery; energy transport; carbon capture, re-use and disposal; and renewable energy.

Kinetica assists local, national and international technology researchers and entrepreneurs by providing access to the necessary capital, expertise and relationships to commercialize their industry-validated technologies more efficiently and cost effectively, and achieve faster adoption by energy sector partners.

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RR Projects was founded in 2002 by Nigel Reams to meet a growing engineering market in Ireland. In this it was quite successful and quickly expanded to become a specialist provider to the power generating industry.

Since then, the company has successfully erected air cooled condensers, installed power trains and associated balance of plant, building a respected reputation to become the erectors of choice for EPC contractors in Ireland, The United Kingdom and Western Europe.

RR Projects (Canada) Limited was incorporated in 2014 to respond to the expanding power, Oil & Gas market. It has begun operations in BC with the installation of two Air Cooled Condensers (ACCs) for two major biomass projects. This is a recognition of the skills and capabilities that the company has to offer to the Canadian market.

RR Projects provide a best practice, single source solution to meet electrical installation, mechanical installation and maintenance project requirements for the power, oil & gas, food and life science industries.

We take very seriously our responsibility for the performance of all our services. We recognize that close partnering between the client and RR Projects is needs to plan and manage the entire project in order to streamline operations and improve accountability.

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Smarter Grid Solutions has spent ten years researching, developing, deploying and proving our approach to managing the Smart Grid. We are recognized as thought leaders in this domain and have worked with and learned from electricity distribution companies, regulatory authorities, university research teams, DER developers, SCADA/DMS suppliers, grid edge device manufacturers and many others. Our Active Network Management products are used in cities, rural areas and on islands, and we work with customers in the UK, Europe and North America. No other company in the world has been on quite the same journey.

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TWI the world's largest training organization in welding, welding inspection, NDT and Advance NDT provides internationally recognized training and certifications services via its global network of offices and training centers including UK, USA, Canada, Australia, Middle East, South East Asia, China, India, and others countries. 

Every year over 26,000 customers in more than 60 countries get benefit from the expertise of TWI, Courses are supported by internationally recognized certifications including CSWIP, BGAS-CSWIP, IIW/EWF, PCN, SNT-TC-1A. 

TWI, which has offices and laboratories around the world, established its Canada head office in February 2014 in response to growing demand for industrial training following significant government investment in the oil and gas industry.

TWI Training & Consultancy Ltd Canada offers an extensive range of training courses leading to internationally recognised qualifications for engineers and technicians working in industry.

Offering courses in Calgary, where the company is based, as well as Edmonton, Toronto, Vancouver, Quebec, Fort McMurray, TWI Canada provides training services to the oil and gas, power, engineering and manufacturing, construction, chemical and petrochemical industries.TWI counts amongst its customers some of the most influential companies in the world. 

Standard courses are scheduled at all TWI venues and customized training can be arranged to suit particular needs. TWI offers complete flexibility enabling courses to be matched to your personal, industry or company requirements. 

TWI's portfolio of courses and certification schemes is regularly reviewed and new products introduced, to match the constantly evolving demands of industry. 

TWI Industrial Members qualify for a 10% discount on all training courses. Find out more about Industrial Membership.

TWI is a global leader in technology engineering providing research and consultancy to its members. Respected for its expertise, professionalism, impartiality and confidentiality.

We have also developed several market-leading software products for use by technical staff working in welding, inspection, non-destructive testing (NDT) and other specialist areas, and we host regular training courses on TWI Software in locations all over the world.

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