Economic Development Lethbridge
Economic Development Lethbridge (EDL) is an independent, not-for-profit organization with a 25-member Board of Directors representing the many industries and sectors in the region.
Our mission is to strengthen and develop the Lethbridge economy by initiating and facilitating proactive economic development strategies and promoting Lethbridge as an excellent place to live, learn, invest, visit and to do business.
The technology commercialization centre project is strategically aligned with achieving the economic development goal of creating an environment for business success in the high tech industry through commercialization and incubation. tecconnect is intended to provide employment and entrepreneurship opportunities, adding to the educational and economic anchors in our region. The long-term success of the centre will also assist in raising the level of skills in the regional workforce by creating opportunities for our post-secondary graduates to stay and work in our community.
Lethbridge and the surrounding economic region are important economic contributors to the provincial and national marketplaces. EDL works with a number of partners to elevate awareness of our strengths across the country and to build more connections with the Governments of Alberta and Canada. EDL is committed to balanced growth that increases the prosperity of our community. We are advocates for the new knowledge economy and the capacity of our city to contribute to a vibrant technology future.