Economic Development

Do you need help with...

  • Finding the right site to set up or expand your business 

  • Navigating the development process

  • Creating business plans

  • Marketing and telling your story

  • Accessing funding & grants

  • Expanding or training your team

  • Selling your product online

  • Connecting with resources (eg. other business organizations, supports, etc.)

The Economic Development Officer (EDO) will work directly with businesses, community groups and other stakeholders to develop partnerships, and implement economic development activities to attract new business, and retain and grow existing business.

The EDO is responsible for developing and implementing the economic growth and development strategies, marketing plans and projects to support the County’s economic development priorities and initiatives, as well as:

  • Developing and implementing the County’s Economic Development Strategy.

  • Building relationships and broadening awareness of investment opportunities in Lacombe County.

  • Developing and utilizing effective marketing and promotional tools for businesses development.

  • Monitoring and reporting on a variety of economic development and business statistics in the County.


For more information, please contact Monica Bartman at  or by phone: 403-782-8389.


Ag Business Spotlight

Are you interested in being featured in our Ag Business SPOTlight?

Contact the Economic Development Officer at  to learn more. 


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