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The best businesses are made in Calgary

Calgary is a city overflowing with ingenuity, creativity, and an entrepreneurial spirit. As Calgarians, we’re surrounded by ambitious game-changers that are putting YYC on the map in a variety of industries, and we may not even know it! From coffee, to mobile apps, to fashion, Made in Calgary’s goal is to highlight all the incredible products and services coming out of our city, and foster pride in supporting our homegrown businesses.

Our city’s most exciting and innovative companies are no longer going unnoticed. Together as a city, we’re recognizing that great idea, people, and businesses are Made in Calgary.


Made in Calgary dots are beginning to appear all over downtown. Any business with a Made in Calgary sticker in their window is born-and-raised in the 403, and is proud to tell the world where they come from.

We want to give these local businesses a home ice advantage, so next time you’re looking for a place to grab coffee, pick up some new shoes, or get your hair cut, if you see the Made in Calgary dot, stop in and say ‘hey neighbour’!


Strengthen Calgary

When you buy local, up to 25% more money stays in the Calgary economy.


Support Your Neighbours

Shopping at local stores and restaurants means you’re putting money into the pocket of the guy or girl you pass going to work every day!


Give Back to YYC

Local businesses donate to local community causes on average more than twice the rate of national or international companies.

Small Businesses
Incredible City



If you’re a business in Calgary that was founded here, we want the world to know where your origin story takes place. We’ve printed off thousands of Made in Calgary stickers for businesses to display in their storefronts.

Calgarians like rooting for the good guys, so let us know that you’re a local entrepreneur, and we’ll make sure the people of YYC do too. E-mail us at hello@launchcalgary.ca, fill out the contact form below, or stop by one of our pick-up locations on the map, and we’ll make sure you receive one.

“There is a sense that if you’ve got an idea, this is the place to make it happen. People across the country are starting to understand what is going on in this city.”

-Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi


Follow @launchcalgary on Instagram and Twitter and use the hashtag #madeincalgary when you spot the dot around YYC. Our favourites will join our photo wall below, and you’ll always get credited!