Business Resources

Whether an entrepreneur at the early stages of starting your business or a company leading the way in innovation, there are local, provincial and federal resources available to help you .

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With so many options, where do you start? We’ve provided an example of some of the resources available to you.¬† There may be more than one option for your business so we encourage you to explore their websites.¬† If you have any questions on who would be the most suitable match for your company, contact us, we work closely with these organization and can lead you in the right direction. It’s part of our job…so put us to work for you.

APEX Southeast Alberta’s Innovation Network

APEX is a Regional Innovation Network (RIN) that support the growth of innovative and technology-oriented businesses in southeast Alberta. APEX is a collaborative initiative and partnership between these core service providers: Medicine Hat College, Economic Development Alliance of Southeast Alberta, Palliser Economic Partnership, Alberta Enterprise and Advance Education and Community Futures Entre-Corp Business Development. See if APEX is a match for you

Bow Island/ Burdett & District Chamber of Commerce

A voluntary business organization supported by it’s members to promote economic growth and development. To learn more click here

Community Futures Entre-Corp

Community Futures (CF) is a national community economic development program. CFs are non-profit organizations, guided by volunteer boards of directors and staffed with business professionals. In western Canada, Community Futures are funded by Western Economic Diversification Canada. To view their core services click here

Medicine Hat College Entrepreneur Development Centre

The Entrepreneur Development Centre at Medicine Hat College offers business coaching and access to resources. They organize seminars and events to encourage young entrepreneurs, and their advisors are ready to answer your questions. Their services are available to students and alumni from all disciplines who wish to succeed in business. Explore their program

Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce

This member based organization has been the voice of the business community and has always stood for promoting business, monitoring government and championing managed growth in the local economy. Today, the Chamber represents over 650 business locally, over 23,000 provincially and over 192,000 federally. Which, from a business and community perspective that that Chamber is the largest, strongest and most influential business network in this country and collectively can work together on all levels of government to make the community, province and country a better place to live, work and play. How can the Chamber help you? Click here

Palliser Economic Partnership

The Palliser Economic Partnership is a regional alliance of communities and agencies in Alberta¬† that work together to enhance the area’s economic well-being. Founded in 2000, PEP included municipal representatives from the southern Alberta’s 19 communities, who in term represent a combined population of over 112,000. Discover their three core areas

REDTEC Inc.- Technology Incubator

REDTEC Inc. offers an innovative and cost-effective means of meeting the accommodation and facility requirements of small service and manufacturing businesses. The building is in the heart of the Redcliff industrial area north of the TransCanada Highway and provides ready access to Medicine Hat, the airport, CFB Suffield and the region’s oil and gas fields. Explore their site

Tourism Futures

Tourism Futures is a regional non-profit initiative which enables tourism enterprises to improve their chances of success through support and business training, along with access to resources, industry initiatives and networking opportunities. View their site

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