About Us


Economic Development Office

Located at the Civic Centre, the Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation is an independent, non-profit and community leader that generates sustainable employment, wealth and growth for Sault Ste. Marie.

Operating Divisions

Business Sault Ste. Marie

Supports existing businesses and attracts external businesses to create jobs and increase the municipal tax base. It does this by promoting the city's strategic advantages to businesses around the world. The division also focuses on small and youth business support, which includes helping local firms access funding programs for expansion or start up.civic-Centre.jpg

Tourism Sault Ste. Marie

Develops tourism-related products and delivers annual marketing activities designed to promote Sault Ste. Marie as a four-season tourist destination; Increases visitation levels to the city through the promotion of vacation packages and take the lead on bidding for and supporting sports tournaments, conferences and conventions that provide significant economic impacts on the community. The division also plays a supportive role in tourism and recreational infrastructure development.