Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC) is a not-for profit company that strategically focuses on Edmonton’s economic future. EEDC’s purpose is to increase prosperity and quality of life for the people of the Edmonton region by providing our businesses with collaborative programs and fostering innovation as a means of increasing productivity.
Calgary Economic Development (CED) is helping Calgary become more globally competitive by delivering research and ambitious programming, with a focus on relationship-building. In partnership with Alberta Finance and Enterprise, we continue to identify, develop, and implement tools to improve corporate productivity in Calgary.
The Government of Alberta, through Alberta Finance and Enterprise, is working closely with industry, communities, and other levels of government to improve Alberta’s productivity and maximize our potential in strengthening our global competitiveness.
Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) administers programs that advance innovation, business development and community economic development in rural and urban areas throughout the four western provinces. This includes initiatives that are delivered directly by WD, as well as the western component of a number of national agreements. In all activities WD works with other organizations including academic and financial institutions, research centres, not-for-profit organizations, and other levels of government to maximize the benefits of the department’s investment in Western Canada.
The Association for Manufacturing Excellence is North America’s premier organization for the exchange of knowledge in Organizational Excellence through the implementation of techniques such as Lean Tools, Leadership, Lean Product Development. Lean Supply Chain and Lean Accounting. AME is run by volunteers from business and academia who provide support, energy and resources from their organizations to help your company prosper in today’s challenging global marketplace.
The Society for Technical Communication - Alberta Chapter (STC Alberta) is a worldwide professional association dedicated to advancing the theory and practice of technical communication in all its facets. Our network consists of technical writers, editors, illustrators, multimedia content experts, and more. Our mission is to further the profession of technical communication through awareness and professional development. There are currently almost 14,000 active members in 36 countries; Canada has a membership of almost 1,500. The global organization is active through many individual “Communities.” These communities are comprised of Special Interest Groups (SIGs) and geographic Chapters; currently there are more than 150 Chapters worldwide, with 9 chapters in Canada.