We encourage the development of Montréal business communities by directly assisting this region’s businesses and organizations with their projects.
Overview of the regionMontréal boasts numerous educational and research institutions and many international organizations and head offices. It is based on a diversified economy with a well-developed commercial sector, a dynamic cultural industry and a manufacturing sector consisting of businesses in high value-added industries such as life sciences, aerospace, ICT and multimedia. Financial services and professional services complete the economic profile of the territory.
Profile and priorities of Greater Montréal, which includes Laval and parts of the Montérégie, Laurentides and Lanaudière regions
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Discover the variety of areas of intervention of the Grand Montréal Business Office.
Our collaborators in the region
- Aéro Montréal
- Centre d'entreprises et d'innovation de Montréal
- Chambre de commerce de l’Est de Montréal (in French only)
- Chambre de commerce du Montréal métropolitain
- Cycle Momentum
- Développement économique Saint-Laurent
- Ecotech Québec (in French only)
- Montréal International
- Montréal InVivo
- PME MTL
- Propulsion Québec
- Quebec Film and Television Council
- Startup Montréal
- Tourisme Montréal
- YES Employment and Entrepreneurship
Our collaborators in Quebec
Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
Provides professional services to businesses in all sectors. Supports businesses seeking financing as they start up and grow.
Canada Business Network
Provides access to government business programs, business tools, forms, and online services.
Export Development Canada (EDC)
Helps Canadian companies of all sizes succeed around the world.
Global Affairs Canada
Provides financial support and personalized advice to connect with potential foreign partners, pursue new business opportunities abroad and attract foreign investment to Canada.
Provides access to information from federal and provincial departments, as well as integrated information products and interactive tools for businesses across all sectors and at all stages of existence.
Supports SMEs, NPOs and businesses as they develop and seek financing.
Ministère de l'Économie et de l'Innovation Québec (MEI)
Supports the development of the Quebec economy, innovation, and exports by ensuring coordination and joint action among the various stakeholders in the economic, scientific, social, and cultural fields.
National Research Council Canada (NRC)
Supports SMEs in validating and developing new products and procedures. Financial assistance is awarded after the project has been assessed by an industrial technology advisor.
Réseau des SADC et CAE du Québec
Contributes to community economic development by providing business services: access to funding, technical assistance, and support for local, youth and women entrepreneurship. The network includes 67 Sociétés d’aide au développement des collectivités (SADC) and Centres d’aide aux entreprises (CAE) across Quebec.
Ressources Entreprises (in French only)
Offers professional support and specialized information services on all government and private programs and services for all entrepreneurs in the Est-du-Québec region.