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Our Partners

Enterprise Saint John has many successful partnerships with government and private organizations. Collaborative community efforts are essential for Saint John’s growth.

Some of our partners include:

Atlantica Centre for Energy

Atlantica Centre for EnergyThe Atlantica Centre for Energy identifies supports and promotes opportunities in Saint John’s energy sector. Acting as an “energy incubator,” the centre also serves a hub for energy-related economic, environmental and entrepreneurial activities.

The Atlantica Centre for Energy can be reached at

Eastern Maine Development Corporation

Eastern Marine Development CorporationThe Eastern Maine Development Corporation and Enterprise Saint John have joined forces to help businesses on both sides of the border expand and develop new markets. Collaborations include cross-border business-to-business matchmaking and networking; market research; logistics and transportation support; and cooperation on strategic regional economic development initiatives.


propelsjpropelICT is a private sector, non-profit organization dedicated to the growth of entrepreneurship, innovation and the expansion of the Information and Communication Technology sector in the Saint John region.


Saint John Board of Trade

Saint John Board of TradeThe Saint John Board of Trade is dedicated to fostering an economic climate that encourages growth, prosperity, and an improved quality of life in the community. With more than 1,000 members, representing 600 small, medium, and large businesses and organizations, it is the principal voice for the business community in Saint John.


Saint John Waterfront Development Partnership

Saint John Waterfront Development PartnershipSaint John has one of the most beautiful and accessible waterfronts in Canada. Providing leadership to achieve the true potential of this scenic waterway is the Saint John Waterfront Development Partnership’s mandate.


Business Community Anti-Poverty Initiative

Business Community Anti-Poverty Initiative


City of Saint John
Town of Quispamsis
Town of Rothesay
Town of Grand Bay-Westfield
Village of St. Martins
Province of New Brunswick Population Growth Secretariat
Province of New Brunswick Department of Post Secondary Education, Training, and Labour
Province of New Brunswick Department of Business New Brunswick
Service Canada
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)
Industry Canada

Other Partners

Acadia Broadcasting
L’Association Régionale de la Communauté Francophone de Saint-Jean
Avantage Saint John Advantage
Atlantic Provinces Chamber of Commerce
Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce
Bell - Aliant
Department of Energy
Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
Fundy Trail Development Authority
Fusion Saint John

Horizon Health Network

Hospitality Saint John 

Irving Oil

J.D. Irving
Kennebecasis Valley Chamber of Commerce
Lower Saint John River Society
Maine International Trade Center
NBCC Saint John
Progress Magazine
River Valley Chamber of Commerce
Saint John Airport Authority
Tourism Saint John
UNB Saint John
Uptown Saint John
Venue Saint John




About Us
> Mission, Vision, and Values
> Our Mandate
> Our Staff
> Our Partners
> Key Sectors
> Business Bulletin
> What We Do
> Quick Facts
> Media Centre

True Growth 2.0
> Charting Our Renaissance True Growth 2.0
> Economic Development Goals
1. Urban Development
2. Transportation Hub
3. Labour Force Attraction, Readiness and Retention
4. Enhanced Entrepreneurial and Innovative Culture
5. Integrated Community Communications Strategy

> Key Sectors
1. Health and Life Sciences
2. Information and Communications Technology
3. Advanced Manufacturing / Industrial Fabrication
4. Energy
5. Financial, Insurance and Professional Services
6. Tourism

> Are You an Entrepreneur?
> Writing a Business Plan
> Parts of a Business Plan

> Financing
> Naming Your Business
> Business Registration
> Business Number
> Business License & Permits
> Hiring Employees

> Setting Up an Accounting System
> Intellectual Property
> Location
> Insurance
> Trade or Member Associations
> Buying a Business
> Franchising

Manage & Grow
> Keeping Good Records
> Managing Employees
> Networking
> Training Opportunities
> Marketing Your Business
> Maintaining Work/Life Balance
> Are You Ready to Expand?
> Finances for Expansion

> Preparing an Exit Strategy

> Youth Entrepreneurs
> Arts Entrepreneurs
> Invest in Saint John


> Workforce Development
> Workforce Services & Resources
> Workforce Partners
> Ongoing Workforce Initiatives & Events

> Labour Market Information
> Labour Market Profile

Finding Work
> List of Online Job Sites
> Major Employers in Saint John

> Moving to Saint John
> Community Information
> GNB Immigration Department
> Saint John Multicultural and
   Newcomers Resource Centre Inc.

> Maps of Saint John
> Community Profiles
> Life on Your Terms
> Welcome Back! (video)


St. Martins

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