Business and Tourism Development works closely with several St. Albert associations, as well as regional and provincial partners to provide first-rate experiences for existing and potential St. Albert businesses. Existing members of the St. Albert business community and those looking to start a business in the city will find the following resources useful.
Serving Alberta's entrepreneurs by providing information and advice on everything from start-up, incorporation and financing to product sourcing and government and private sources and services. Most services are free of charge. For more information, visit canadabusiness.ab.ca, email email@example.com or phone 780-422-7722.
Canada's official electronic tendering service, providing companies with access to billions of dollars of potential business from the public and private sectors. For more information, visit merx.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone1-800-964-MERX.
Northern Alberta Business Incubator (NABI)
The Northern Alberta Business Incubator provides a comprehensive business incubation program that encourages innovation and the development of new business. Additionally, it will provide a variety of business support programs that will strengthen and promote growth of established businesses within the area's existing business community. For more information, visit nabi.ca, email email@example.com or phone 780-460-1000.
Riel Business Association
Riel Business Association represents the businesses operating within Riel Business Park. They discuss issues regarding security, transportation and other matters to enhance business development in the area. For more information, please contact Business and Tourism Development at 780-459-1631 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Albert Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber of Commerce has a steadily growing membership and supports the business community through seminars, speaking engagements and presentations. The Chamber also organizes some of St. Albert's most popular activities and events, such as the largest outdoor Farmer's Market in Western Canada, Spring Trade Show and Small Business Week. The St. Albert Chamber can be reached at 780-458-2833 or email email@example.com or visit the St. Albert Chamber online.
- Downtown Subcommittee:
St. Albert's downtown is vibrant and alive. The Chamber's Downtown Subcommittee, with the help of many community partners, hosts several events, such as the Christmas Light Festival. Downtown is a blend of old and new, retail and residential, business and culture...a real people place.
St. Albert Economic Development Committee (SAEDAC)
A committee of Council was established in 2000 to advise Council on matters pertaining to economic development. The group of 25 volunteers represent a broad cross-section of the community, from business owners and business association representatives to those adept in the tourism and hospitality industry, as well as the non-profit sector. For more information, please contact Business and Tourism Development at 780-459-1631 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Workers' Compensation Board (WCB)
The Workers' Compensation Board is a not-for-profit organization responsible for the administration of the province's workers' compensation system. The organization aims to reduce the impact of workplace injuries and illnesses on Albertans. For more information, visit wcb.ab.ca or phone 780-498-3999.