The Economic Development Services of the Nicola Valley strives to convey to investors and industry that we are ready for business'. We have worked hard to secure solid relationships with the Economic Development Association of BC (EDABC) along with other reputable economic development associations and agencies throughout North America . We have endeavored to expand these relationships so that we are able to attract new investment opportunities to the Nicola Valley . To keep up with ever-expanding globalization, we presently direct investment by utilizing strategies that include attending tradeshows specific to green industry, telecommunications and global marketing for our local products.
As a small rural area, Merritt's Joint Economic Development Committee has developed unique strategies to compete for the attention of potential businesses, locally, regionally, nationally and internationally. We take our responsibility of promoting economic growth in our community seriously and work hard to successfully market our area.