The 9th Annual Growing the North Conference is scheduled for February 21-22, 2018 in the Entrec Centre at Evergreen Park, which is located five kilometres south of Grande Prairie on Resources Road (Visit for more information).

Since its inception in 2010, the Growing the North Conference has been helping municipal leaders and entrepreneurs examine innovation and explore economic development opportunities in the Peace Region of Northwest Alberta and Northeast B.C.

A wide range of qualified speakers provide knowledgeable insight into a variety of industries that are vital to our area. There is also ample time for networking to build and renew relationships with fellow delegates. Also included in your registration is a FREE pre-conference event, Taste of the Peace, highlighting local growers, producers and food/beverage industry representatives on February 20 at the Stonebridge Hotel (website click here). *You do not have to be a registered delegate of the conference to attend Taste of the Peace.

Keep checking this website for updates on the 2018 Conference including schedule changes and confirmation, speaker lineup, hospitality options, and sponsors.

For sponsorship information, please contact Cindy Simigan at 780-532-5340 or

For registration information, please contact Janice Chomik at 780-532-5340 or or click on the image below for a printable PDF.




FREE Pre-Conference Event for Registered Conference Attendees AND the General Public
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