Startup YMM

Mentorship Opportunity for Local Entrepreneurs

Startup YMM and Northeastern Alberta Aboriginal Business Association (NAABA) have partnered to launch a pilot mentorship program in the region and are currently seeking applications from entrepreneurs interested in being mentored. The pilot program, Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo – Venture Mentoring Services (FMWB-VMS) is based on a proven model developed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (better known as MIT) which has over 100 sister programs across the world!

Published:Apr 28, 2021

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This Business Virtual Roundtable Series was launched to help our business community navigate the complexities of the COVID-19 pandemic and the impacts on business.

Published:Jan 14, 2021

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Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo Economic Development and Tourism invites you to Momentum 2020

FORT MCMURRAY – Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo Economic Development and Tourism’s (FMWBEDT) second annual economic strategy event - Momentum 2020 - is on Wednesday, December 9, 2020. This event showcases the organization’s priorities, business recovery efforts, and new corporate identity. Momentum 2020 will be a free one-hour virtual premiere this year.

Published:Dec 26, 2020

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New identity reveals authentic Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo

Online community toolkit provides resources to champion the region

Published:Dec 1, 2020

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Celebrate Small Business Week by Sharing Your Shop Local Stories

Small Business Week is an annual, national celebration of Canadian entrepreneurs and their contribution towards Canada’s economy.

Published:Nov 20, 2020

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Employer Participation Needed for Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo Labour Study

Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo Economic Development & Tourism (FMWBEDT), in partnership with regional stakeholders, is conducting a labour study. This study will provide a comprehensive understanding of workforce requirements and challenges during these uncertain and evolving economic conditions.

Published:Nov 20, 2020

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Tradeshows Return to Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce

Launched by the Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce 35 years ago and transferred to Fort McMurray Tourism shortly after, tradeshows in our region will once again be part of our local Chamber. This change enables Tourism, now an integral part of Wood Buffalo Economic Development Corporation, to hyper-focus on tourism development and growing our visitor economy.

Published:Sep 30, 2020

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Wood Buffalo Economic Development Corporation launches Startup YMM!

Wood Buffalo Economic Development Corporation (WBEDC) is excited to announce the launch of Startup YMM.

Published:Jul 16, 2020

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