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Business Development

The Business Development and Innovation division is responsible for the coordination and delivery of information, assistance, and support programs to businesses in Prince Edward Island. The division supports businesses in start up, expansion, trade development, and diversification. The division provides a full range of business counseling and programs to support the long term viability of Prince Edward Island businesses.

General Inquiries

Telephone: 902-368-5948

Toll-free: 1-800-563-3734 (North America)
Facsimile: 902-368-6301

Innovation PEI
c/o Business Development and Innovation
94 Euston Street,  PO Box 910, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, C1A 7L9 Canada
Shane MacDougall

Shane MacDougall
Director, Business Development and Innovation

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Shane MacDougall has extensive work with small businesses, the promotion of entrepreneurship and strong business skills in Prince Edward Island. He was recently appointed as the Director of Business Development and Integration.

Raised in Western PEI, Shane worked with a number of community economic development organizations. Most recently he was General Manager of Central Development Corporation where he was responsible for facilitating a number of key infrastructure projects in the central region of PEI. These projects included the Borden-Carleton Business Park, Kensington Enterprise Centre and the William Callbeck Business Centre.

As Director of Business Development and Integration, Shane is responsible for implementing support programs and assistance for PEI based businesses, as well as facilitating the integration of immigrant entrepreneurs into the Island economy. 

Trish Gormley Trish Gormley
Administrative Assistant
Bradley Arsenault
Jr. Business Development Officer

Gerald Arsenault Gerald Arsenault
Business Development Officer (Central Region)
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Preston Llewellyn Preston Llewellyn
Senior Business Development Officer
Allison Ramsay Allison Ramsay (Secondment Post Secondary)
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Stephen Reaman, MBA
Business Development Officer (West Region)
Access PEI Summerside:                     Telephone: 902-888-8006         Fax: 902-432-2634
Rural Action Centre Alberton:              Telephone: 902-853-0105         Fax: 902-853-3839
Rural Action Centre Central Bedeque: Telephone: 902-887-3400         Fax: 902-887-2400
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Connor MacPhee
Business Development Officer

Kathleen Townshend
Business Development Officer (East)

Rural Action Centre Montague:                     Telephone: 902-838-0609       Fax: 902-838-0610
Access PEI Souris:                                       Telephone: 902-687-7082       Fax: 902-687-7091


General Inquiries
Busines Development and Innovation

Business Attraction and Emerging Sectors

Global Trade Services

Corporate Management

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