SAULT STE. MARIE INNOVATION CENTRE
99 FOSTER DR., LEVEL SIX
SAULT STE. MARIE, ON P6A 5X6

T: 705.942.7927 E: info@ssmic.com
Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre
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OUR CITY

WHY SAULT STE. MARIE

Sault Ste. Marie is a progressive, modern and sophisticated city of 75,000 individuals and boasts all of the amenities of a larger community. Situated at the heart of the Great Lakes on the border with Michigan, it is the midpoint of North America.

With rugged backcountry at your doorstep, the world at your fingertips, Sault Ste. Marie is no further north than Ottawa or Montreal and is South of Edmonton and Calgary. This Naturally Gifted city is one of the finest and most picturesque in all of North America.

The Sault Ste. Marie region offers a number of advantages for IT businesses. Beyond the business advantages of talent pool, infrastructure and the cost of doing business, quality of life is an important consideration for progressive companies and talented employees throughout the region.

Sault Ste. Marie continues to offer affordable real estate, less costly labour and telecommunications costs. Business recognize the high-tech capabilities, abundant energy and natural resources, proactive government, modern infrastructure, recognized educational facilities.

When you decide you need a break from sitting in front of a computer screen, there are a range of activities in Sault Ste. Marie where you can learn about its rich history, culture and outdoor activities. The Algoma region is famous for its four seasons each offering a host of activities including canoeing, rock-climing, camping, kayaking, mountain biking, hiking, swimming and skiing. This vibrant community is also host to many festivals, concerts and events year-round.

INTERESTED IN DOING BUSINESS IN SAULT STE. MARIE? 

The Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre is your trusted advisor for all economic development and business development in the science and technology sectors, from starting up to expanding an existing business, and so much more. Here are some additional resources if you're looking to do business in Sault Ste. Marie. Contact our Business Development Manager at 705-942-7924 ext. 3129 to learn more and see how we can help.

Check out "Amazon North", a website developed for Sault Ste. Marie's "Amazon North" bid, highlighting the benefits of living and working in Sault Ste. Marie and so much more 

 

City of Sault Ste. Marie

Click here to learn more about doing business with the Corporation of the City of Sault Ste. Marie http://saultstemarie.ca/Business.aspx 

Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation

The Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation is a non-profit organization, funded by public and private partners, whose goal is to be the community's leader in supporting and promoting an environment that generates sustainable employment in a healthy, growing and diversified economy. Visit http://sault-canada.com/ for more information.

Community Development Corporation

The Community Development Corporation of Sault Ste. Marie & Area (CDC) is a community–based, non–profit organization governed by a local volunteer board of directors. The CDC is a FedNor funded Community Futures Development Corporation, which was established in Sault Ste. Marie in 1986. Visit http://ssmcdc.com/ for more information.

Invest Sault Ste. Marie

Invest Sault Ste. Marie is a project focused on attracting foreign direct investment to Sault Ste. Marie and helping existing business and industry expand to new markets through exporting and business growth.

Visit www.investsaultstemarie.com to learn more about Sault Ste. Marie's strategic location, competitive advantages, key growth sectors, incentives & funding and much more. Discover why Sault Ste. Marie is the best place to live, work, learn and play!

Start-up Sault

Startup Sault Ste. Marie is a place for budding and seasoned entrepreneurs alike to gather, learn from each other and get access to invaluable resources, and programming. They are entrepreneur-led and committed to the long-term success and sustainability of our community. Visit http://www.startupsaultstemarie.ca