The Richmond Economic Development Office is a department of the City of Richmond with a mandate to strategically grow Richmond’s business and employment base and ensure the City maintains a competitive business environment. Our team can assist with: identifying a Richmond location for your business expanding or relocating your business within Richmond sourcing economic,
Founded by Richmond entrepreneurs, the Young Entrepreneurship Leadership Launchpad (YELL) program offers mentor-based experiential business training for the future generation of entrepreneurs through high school programming. Registration is now open for students in School District No. 38. Learn more.
The BC Export Awards recognize the success and innovative approaches of export companies throughout the Province. Applications are now open for Richmond businesses in 11 categories – awards will be announced at the 2016 Awards Luncheon on November 18 in Vancouver. Applications will be accepted until September 12, 2016. Learn more & apply here.
If you’re thinking about creating childcare space in Richmond, read this new guide developed by the City of Richmond for information on research, planning and licensing. View guide.
The City of Richmond’s draft 2015 Annual Report is now available for public viewing. The comprehensive Annual Report includes the complete set of audited financial statements for the fiscal year 2015, plus a review of key City achievements during the year and a variety of social, economic and demographic statistics. A condensed, Popular Highlights version of
Richmond has a stable, strong and diversified local economy, resilient to economic cycle volatility. More than 13,000 businesses employ nearly 130,000 people in a range of sectors. Learn about Richmond’s top businesses and industries including Agrifoods, Aviation, Logistics, Manufacturing, Technology, Tourism & More.