Collaboration & Trade

Utilizing business investment and attraction, and retention and expansion strategies, the Economic Development Department works to diversify our economy and expand our markets. By collaborating with a dynamic network of federal and provincial trade commissioners, regional economic development alliances, and local industry leaders, we continue to meet those goals. We are consistently participating in trade missions to other countries. If you have an interest in exporting or just wondering how to be export ready for when the time comes, contact the Economic Development Department and we can assist you with your next steps. 

Central Alberta Access Prosperity

Central Alberta Access Prosperity was born of a strategic partnership between Red Deer County, the City of Red Deer, Red Deer College, Red Deer and District Chamber of Commerce and CAEP. Access Prosperity works with investors and local businesses to facilitate growth, expansion and diversification of the Central Alberta region. We are your business’ link to investment opportunities, key contacts, and regional information. Our team helps foreign investors learn about our region and helps local organizations learn about doing business internationally. We make sure you meet the right people, go the right places, and access prosperity for your business.

Export Development Canada

Export Development Canada provides Canadian exporters with trade financing, export credit insurance and bonding services, as well as foreign market expertise.

Economic Development & Trade Alberta

Economic Development and Trade Alberta is also a great source of information when looking to export your products.