Business Support Services

There are several support organizations and resources available to you to personally guide you through starting and successful operating a business within the Alberta HUB region. In addition to the business support services outlined below, also review additional Employment Support.

Government Services

The Northeast Alberta Information HUB (ie. “Alberta HUB”) is a well-connected resource for investors looking for more details on the region or looking to connect to a strong support network. Contact us today at (780) 645-1155. Alternately, leverage one of the reputable resources below.

The Rural Alberta Business Centre provides free business information and advice in the Alberta HUB region.
provides simplified access to permit and license information.
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The Business Link
helps with everything from start-up to operation of your business. Also find Support Services for aboriginal entrepreneurs.
helps users connect with Alberta’s ever-expanding research and innovation network.
Alberta Small Business Resources
is a directory of business resources for new and established entrepreneurs.
The Community Futures Network of Alberta is engaged in Advocacy and Leadership, Tools and Resources, and Collaboration and Communication.
To find an Alberta HUB region Chamber, contact the Alberta Chambers of Commerce.
China Office
The Alberta China Office in Beijing promotes trade and investment opportunities between Alberta and the People’s Republic of China.

Industry Services

Aboriginal Environmental Services Network (AESN) brings together information on Indigenous involvement in the Environmental Services sector. AESN was established to fulfill a need for skilled people, available locally, to conduct environmental monitoring, wildlife surveys, traditional land use studies, vegetation management, climate change adaptation activities, and reclamation.

AgPal is geared to the agriculture or agri-business industry and provides information on government programs and services that can help you start, manage, and grow your business.

Alberta Innovates creates opportunity for research and innovation that leads to economic diversification, enhanced environmental performance and social well-being. Innovators, businesses and researchers can now easily tap into our collective assets – cross sectoral knowledge and expertise, funding, networks and research facilities.

Connectica is a free service that helps users connect with Alberta’s ever-expanding research and innovation network. They offer tailored information by industry including programs, services, organizations and products.

Farm Management Canada provides you with tools, information and resources to assist in your farm business management planning.