At Economic Development Lethbridge (EDL), we are proud to serve as a support system, a community collaborator and advocate for the continued evolution, growth and prosperity of Lethbridge.
Together with our 25-member volunteer Board of Directors, we serve as stewards of the economic strategy for the city. We foster collaboration among industry and business, governments and institutions while also providing businesses access to the information and support needed to relocate, start or grow.
If you are a business looking to start, grow or locate to Lethbridge, the EDL Team can:
IDENTIFY FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
Utilizing our in-depth understanding of Lethbridge's business environment, we can provide you with information on grants and partnership opportunities as well as tools and training programs that can help you develop and grow your business.
SHARE RESEARCH AND DATA
We track, analyze and share data and statistics in areas like labour force, housing markets and economic indicators on a provincial, national and international level to highlight trends and identify future growth opportunities for partners and stakeholders.
PROVIDE SITE SELECTION SUPPORT
Whether you're looking for commercial or industrial land, we can help you find the right place for your business. We can coordinate site visits, connect you with Lethbridge Real Estate and Land Development for industrial land opportunities or facilitate your inquiry to some of the more than 750 acres of serviced land in Lethbridge.
ASSIST ENTREPRENEURS AND START-UPS
We own and operate the Tecconnect Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and through this centre are able to provide services and support to help entrepreneurs succeed. As a key partner within the Regional Innovation Network of Southern Alberta (RINSA), and with support from Alberta Innovates, we offer training programs, workshops and on-site access to business advisors.
Whether you're a startup or an established business setting up in Lethbridge, you can tap into our robust network of local, provincial and national industry links and partnerships. From research and innovation to business development and training services, we are your link to a wealth of community connections to help you succeed.