Research and innovation collaboration among businesses, government and universities to share resources, experts and ideas.
Connect with Alberta’s 12 international offices and additional regional supports to pursue your international business goals.
Support services for Indigenous tourism entrepreneurs and communities.
A one-stop government connection for foreign investors doing business in Alberta.
Resources are available to help community leaders, industry and business diversify and grow their regional economies.
Supports are available to help Alberta entrepreneurs and small businesses start, grow and succeed.
Keep up-to-date with industry seminars and conferences to help you learn about new tourism programs and to network with peers.
Tourism industry stakeholders can access research, data and statistics, or sign up for monthly industry statistics.
A plan for jobs and the economy.
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We’re working with partners across the province to encourage economic growth, support the success of Alberta entrepreneurs, and promote the development of Alberta’s tourism industry.
Building a resilient, robust and dynamic Alberta economy. The ministry ensures outcomes are achieved by:
- supporting businesses and private sector job creators
- enhancing access to capital for small and medium-sized businesses
- supporting the development and sustainability of Alberta’s tourism industry
- coordinating and leveraging research and innovation to increase the commercialization of Alberta ideas and meet the needs of Albertans
- facilitating export development and investment attraction from targeted international markets and marketing Alberta as a world-class tourism destination
- enhancing Alberta's national and international presence
- leading Alberta's negotiations on international trade agreements
- Nov 18, 2019
Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Tourism Tanya Fir is travelling to Illinois and Minnesota to meet with business leaders and state legislators.
- Nov 15, 2019
Richard Gotfried, MLA for Calgary-Fish Creek, will represent Alberta at the upcoming economic leadership forum in Seattle, Wash.
- Nov 14, 2019
Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Tourism Tanya Fir issued the following statement on Alberta leading the country in interprovincial trade: