Doing Business in Calgary
Calgary has many features that make it an attractive centre to start a business. Calgary boasts a number of advantages including quality of life, transportation and education. There are many points to consider when starting a business, from the legal measures to registration and creating a physical space for the business.
Calgary Economic Development's Business Development Managers are available to assist you in setting up a business, from permit assistance to finding office space and labour attraction strategies. For more information, contact Calgary Economic Development.
If you are a site selector looking for specific information on Calgary's business environment, visit the Site Selector section.
The Business Link
- Start up;
- Financing and loan programs;
- Product sourcing;
- E-business; and,
- Government programs and services.
In addition, Calgary Economic Development will be offering a new suite of services through The Business Link – four training courses offered in person in Calgary, Lethbridge and Medicine Hat and via webcasts, focusing on providing essential information to develop skills in trade development. Courses will explore topics of export readiness assessment (including trade finance and supply chain), foreign market intelligence, trade mission preparation and participation working with Canadian and international partners abroad. For more information, contact the Global Business Centre.