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Celebration for the Francophone and Francophile Entrepreneurs and Organizations Shaping the B.C. Economy.

Armed with passion and ambition, the Société de développement économique de la Colombie-Britannique (SDECB) strives daily to support a wide range of projects, and all Francophone or Francophile workers and entrepreneurs from our community. Allow us to share our expertise and intuition, visions and reflections to assist you.

Business Start-Up

Build solid foundations and launch into the business world.

Business Expansion

Let your dreams soar with advice and support from the SDE.

Business Networking

Create long-lasting business connections through memorable meetings.

Workforce & Career

Opportunities await, view our Career Focus Program

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What People Say About Us

The SDE has always played a crucial role in my development as an entrepreneur by providing support and giving me the tools to grow my business.

Pascal Bouchard, Pascal Bouchard Design
Each time I visit the SDE, I leave with suggestions and advice that help me to persevere as an entrepreneur and to develop what has become both my passion and my company.
Nicole Peticlerc, Open your heart for healing
As for all service companies and organizations, establishing and managing your network is essential for building a successful and long-lasting business. The SDE has been a great help to us in developing our Francophone network.
J. Robert Thibodeau, Thibodeau Architecture + Design

Objectif Carrière was a wonderful opportunity in our organizational development as it allowed us to hire two full-time employees for one year. Without this help, we could not have filled our needs.

Rémi Marien, Conseil Jeunesse

SDE: Promoting Our Heritage Through Tourism

By | 1 August 2018|Categories: 20th Anniversary|

British Columbia is rich with Francophone heritage and culture, and one of the most fulfilling things the SDE gets to do is contribute to sharing this unique heritage with not only our province’s people, but with people from all over the world. The SDE works with the government and [...]

During the summer season, the SDE will not be offering workshops but we will come back in August with our new program. However, do not miss our Élan Summit, which will take place on September 11th.

Celebrate the Journey

For 20 years, we’ve been supporting Francophone and Francophile businesses, projects, and innovation in our community and in British Columbia with a voice, a space, and the tools to be successful.