Category: Economic Development

Tourism marketing campaign receives national award

TED Committee receives national marketing award as part of municipal coalition The Athabasca County Conversation is a bi-weekly radio update that airs on BOOM 94.1. If you missed it on the radio you can listen to it here. This week’s segment talks about a national marketing award recently presented to the Tourism & Economic Development…

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County Conversation – September 25, 2019

2019 Board and Committee Opportunities                 The Athabasca County Conversation is a bi-weekly radio update that airs on BOOM 94.1. If you missed it on the radio you can listen to it here. This week’s segment talks about current opportunities to become involved in an Athabasca County Board or…

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Committee Member Opportunities

Athabasca County is seeking Members At Large to serve on the following committees: Subdivision & Development Appeal Board (One) Member – 3 Year Term One County resident to serve as Members at Large on the Subdivision & Development Appeal Board for a 3 year term ending December 31, 2022. The purpose of the Board is…

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Athabasca County Conversation – Business Events

Upcoming events focus on tourism business, networking and finding funding The Athabasca County Conversation is a bi-weekly radio update that airs on BOOM 94.1. If you missed it on the radio you can listen to it here. This week’s segment talks about three upcoming events of interest to entrepreneurs and the business community: Sept 5…

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Stat Holiday Office Closure – Labour Day

Just a reminder that our offices will be closed on Monday, September 2, 2019 for Labour Day stat holiday. The After-Hours Emergency Line 780-689-9000 will remain in operation over the long weekend for emergencies connected with municipal services. If you encounter an emergency that requires Fire, Police or Ambulance please dial 9-1-1.  

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Tourism Entrepreneurship Seminar – Athabasca

The Tourism Entrepreneurship Start-up Seminar (TESS) is a one-day free seminar taking place in various municipalities across Alberta. In Athabasca the event is being hosted by the Tourism & Economic Development Committee. TESS is designed to assist start-up tourism entrepreneurs and businesses (from concept to about two years in business) access information and resources to help increase the likelihood of a…

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Business Event: Funding Landscape Luncheon

The Athabasca County Tourism and Economic Development Committee and Business Link bring you – Funding Landscape: Grants, Government Programs and other Options for Your Business Looking for financing for your startup or growing business? Curious about what options are out there? Join us for this session on everything financing for small business! Learn about the…

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Business Event – Nibbles & Networking

The Tourism and Economic Development Committee invites you to a night of networking for regional businesses and industry of all types. Come out and learn about “The Art of Networking” with Patricia Stride from Business Networking International, and then put your new networking skills to the test. Light snacks provided. Refreshments available for purchase. Visit…

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Big Vision Tagline Contest

The Tourism and Economic Development Committee (TED) is looking for a tagline or catch phrase that speaks about our region’s economic development. The tagline may be used with future economic development branding purposes. Winning Slogan – $1,000 prize value • $500 gift card to a local business of your choice or credit towards tuition at…

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Athabasca County Newsletter – April 2019

The Athabasca County Connection Newsletter is out for April 2019 and includes a variety of stories including information about the 2019 County Budget and priorities for work to take place this year, an update on the Regional Aquatic and Fitness Centre, the Business Visitation Program, and a feature story about the Pioneer and Modern Farm…

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