Southern Alberta Investment & Trade Initiative
Where ground breakers come to do business.
TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION
The region is home to a thriving technology sector, with companies specializing in areas such as clean tech, artificial intelligence, and digital media. Southern Alberta's skilled and diverse workforce, combined with its culture of innovation and entrepreneurship, creates a fertile ground for new ideas and technologies to flourish.
The epicentre of agriculture innovation.
Southern Alberta has emerged as a hub for innovation and growth in a range of key business sectors. The region's agri-food sector, for instance, is thriving thanks to the availability of rich farmland, skilled workers, and a supportive business environment. Southern Alberta is also home to a robust food processing industry, with many companies taking advantage of the region's abundant supply of high-quality raw materials to produce value-added products for domestic and global markets.
In the technology and innovation sector, Southern Alberta boasts a talented workforce, strong academic institutions, and supportive government policies that encourage investment in emerging fields such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, and clean technology. Additionally, Southern Alberta's abundant renewable energy resources, including wind, solar, and geothermal, make it an attractive destination for businesses and investors looking to develop sustainable energy solutions.
The region's well-developed logistics infrastructure, which includes major highways, rail lines, and airports, further enhances Southern Alberta's appeal as a strategic location for businesses looking to access North American and global markets.
Finally, the region's stunning natural beauty and cultural heritage make tourism an important and growing sector, with opportunities for businesses to provide unique and memorable experiences for visitors. With a highly skilled workforce, competitive business climate, and abundant opportunities for growth and innovation, Southern Alberta is poised to continue attracting and supporting businesses across a range of industries for years to come.
"Our business over the last 5 years has grown exponentially. And we believe it's because of the networks here in Southern Alberta."
JOSHUA DAY CHIEF