Economic Development Services

Okotoks Economic Development is an innovative and dedicated team of professionals. We promote Okotoks as well as support business development to meet the needs of businesses and residents and work hard to create local employment opportunities. Through collaborative partnerships, we work to build and maintain relationships with the local business community and new or potential stakeholders. 

Our services include:

Business Development Services (Attraction, Retention & Expansion)

◾Provide support services to community organizations through participation on committees where the activities are related to Economic Development
◾Network with public and private stakeholders to identify new business development services
◾Provide information and support to all newly licensed businesses in Okotoks
◾Business Retention and Expansion Services: acting as the champion and spokesperson for existing local business

Marketing, Promotion & Tourism Services
  • Market the Town of Okotoks regionally, nationally, and internationally
  • Provide tourism services promoting Okotoks as a day trip and weekend destination location for special events, sports and recreational tourism, retail tourism, arts & cultural events, meetings, conventions and conferences
  • Provide timely and accurate information about Okotoks and the region to support business attraction, investment and development
  • Promote Okotoks via trade shows, meetings, presentations, publications, media, and more to encourage new investment and visitation
Research and Information Services
  • Undertake research to support economic development planning
  • Provide economic, statistical and market information
  • Publish market research information to support investment attraction & business development
  • Maintain collaborative relationships with the private sector & regional provincial partners
  • Identify areas of cross-promotion, sharing information, and leveraging resources
  • Referral to other government agencies and businesses for business consulting, loans, employment, career and other social services
  • Questions on obtaining a business license or other permit or process with the Town of Okotoks
Okotoks Municipal Centre & Council Chambers
Sun: Closed
Mon - Fri: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat: Closed
Okotoks Municipal Centre & Council Chambers

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