Why should you do business in Prince Edward Island?

As the lead economic development agency in Prince Edward Island, we work with local businesses to create jobs and grow our economy.

The Island is developing a solid reputation as the location of choice for many leading local and international companies. Regardless of sector, we have plenty of financial assistance to support the Island's economic growth.

A cost effective and business friendly environment

A highly skilled and educated labour force

Access to major markets

Quality of life that is second to none

Strategic infrastructure

Prince Edward Island has earned a reputation as a prime location to do business. Our provincial government supports innovation and business development activities within a strong and diversified economy in a growing list of sectors.

Advanced Marine

In less than five years, PEI has gone from limited advanced marine technology activity to a growing sector with several companies that work within shipbuilding and repair, energy, oil and gas, and the workboat sub-sectors.


Prince Edward Island is a complete aerospace location with specific strengths and opportunities in maintenance, repair, overhaul, auto-structure repair, and commercial pilot training.

Agriculture and Seafood

Our farmers and fishers have an excellent reputation for growing, harvesting, and developing products that place PEI among the world leaders in food production and innovation.

Arts and Culture

Our culture is how we grow as people, community, and as a province – it is who we are and who we aim to be. Our creative and cultural industries embody professionalism and excellence in both our pure and applied arts.


Prince Edward Island offers a vibrant and innovative community for research and development. There is considerable focus and energy being directed at the PEI bioscience sector from within industry, government, and academia.

Information & Communications Technology

The diverse ICT sector in Prince Edward Island has companies working in the subsectors of e-health, video game development, and cybersecurity.

Advanced Manufacturing


Manufacturing is a large contributor to all areas of the PEI economy. Our manufacturers produce a wide range of goods such as packaging materials, live-bottom trailers, and wood products.

Renewable Energy & Cleantech

Known as the Green Province, Prince Edward Island has established itself as a North American leader in wind energy and is positioned for leadership in emerging renewable energies.

Want to know more?

Interested in learning more about Prince Edward Island and its growing sectors? Contact us and one of our expert staff will be happy to help.