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Business resources

We want your business to succeed in Airdrie and are here to help. 

Business development

Airdrie Economic Development works with the Airdrie business community to generate projects, activities and resources that will build the local economy. This includes working one-on-one with new and expanding businesses.

  • Business training: Airdrie is home to an array of business learning opportunities including entrepreneurial training programs, workshops and continuing education.
  • One-on-one support: Meetings with prospective, new and expanding businesses to provide general city information and outline permit and licence requirements.
  • Referrals: Have a business-related question or concern? Email us and we'll help answer the question or refer you to an appropriate resource.

Business financing and professional services

Airdrie is serviced by a number of local institutions and firms to assist businesses.

Business planning and advising

Whether you are looking for advice on your business plan or want help with your business and growth challenges, Airdrie has the support services businesses need to succeed.


Airdrie Economic Development works to showcase Airdrie and Airdrie businesses.

Local business promotion

  • Business directory: This directory of licensed Airdrie-based businesses is a great way to promote your business or find suppliers.
  • Business profiles: We regularly profile unique businesses, business milestones and business growth/investment in our newsletter, online and in airdrielife magazine. to share your business news.

Local media outlets

Airdrie's local media outlets are a key way to reach your local customers.

Research and information

Airdrie Economic Development compiles and/or undertakes research to support investment attraction, business development and economic development.

  • BizPal: The simplest way to learn what federal, provincial and municipal permits and licences your business needs to operate in Airdrie.
  • Business Link market research services: Offers services and expertise in secondary market research.
  • Local market research: Need a statistic or information about Airdrie? Check our Stats & Facts.
  • Market research tool: Access local information to help your business make smarter, faster, better decisions.