About Us


Economic Development Office

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. We have two operating divisions:

Business Sault Ste. Marie

Primary goal: support existing businesses and attract external businesses to create jobs and increase the municipal tax base. We do this by promoting the city's strategic advantages to businesses around the world. Our team 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

Primary goal: develop tourism-related products and deliver annual marketing activities designed to promote Sault Ste. Marie as a four-season tourist destination; Increase 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. We also plays a supportive role in tourism and recreational infrastructure development.