Economic Development Tours

Looking to grow your business?
Wanting to expand your markets into new communities and
invest in the north?

Manitoba Chambers of Commerce Economic Development Tours showcase the excellent business opportunities that exist in the northern region of Manitoba.

Our two-day delegations are packed with planned events, arranged tours, and meetings with local elected officials and Indigenous leaders enabling delegates to network with decision-makers, view local operations, and consider future business alignments. These tours provide select host communities with a chance to showcase their value proposition, and to uncover and foster potentially lucrative and mutually-beneficial relationships that may not otherwise exist.

 NEXT UP: Thompson, MB on April 15 & 16, 2020 (Click here to view a draft itinerary – current as of Jan. 22/2020.)

Interested in joining us?

Interested individuals should download and complete the Expression of Interest Form and email to Shyanne Mattey or fax to 204-948-0110.

Note: Completing the form does not guarantee participation. Interested individuals will be notified of their participation following review of their completed form.

Economic Development Tours 2020

April 15 & 16, 2020: 
Thompson / Nelson House
July 6 & 7, 2020:

Adam Nepon

“The Manitoba Chambers of Commerce’s (MCC) Economic Development Tours are one of the most efficient ways for businesses just starting to explore opportunities in Northern Manitoba markets. The tours are supported by an exceptional team, company and delegate profiles, economic reports, and an itinerary outlined to the minute to maximize your time. As a delegate you simply board the plane and go along for the ride!”

Adam Nepon, Partner Realcare Inc.,
Indigenous Services

“Personally, I made more valuable connections than I had expected and learned more about the communities than I had hoped. As a bonus, the location was beautiful and the food excellent… I will definitely be applying to attend future trips.”

Mick Lautt
CEO, SciMar Ltd. & Executive Director,
Wellness Transformation Network


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“The Manitoba Economic Development Tour to The Pas & OCN was a great experience! In my opinion, Northern Manitoba couldn’t ask for a  better champion than the Manitoba Chambers, and I can think of no better way to expand opportunities for your business than participating on one of these excellent tours.”

Michele Geres
Program Director

Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce

“The economic development tour allowed us to explore economic opportunities in Northern Manitoba communities. We were able to meet with both community leaders as well as business leaders from the area, and in doing so, gauge the demand for a business such as ours in the region.”

Daniel Lacovetsky
Powertec Electric Inc.


“Manitoba is a big province with a lot of unique small businesses throughout. Participating in the trade missions with the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce introduced us to new opportunities that may not have been available without an organized tour. I would encourage all companies looking to diversify their client mix to get involved and join the tours.”

Justin Phillips
CEO & Co-founder

Sycamore Energy Inc

“This economic development tour of Churchill gave us a glimpse of the many opportunities there are with delegates and community members. Not only did we create strong business contacts for expanding our services, we were able to check off one of our ‘Bucket List’ global destinations.”

Elba Haid
President & CEO

Realcare Inc

Economic Profiles

Communities in northern Manitoba range from small hamlets to bustling, modern towns where investment opportunities abound in industries such as mining and exploration, manufacturing and processing, transportation, forestry, and tourism. From small, unique shops to large corporations, many businesses have achieved success in northern Manitoba. To learn more about investment opportunities available in northern Manitoba, consult the Economic Profiles below.

Premier Partners

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Networking Partners


Community Partners


Travel Partners


Legacy Sponsors

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Johnston Group
Canadian National Railway

Partners and Affiliations

Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan
canadian chamber
Winnipeg Free Press
Chambers Executives of Manitoba
CentrePort Canada