Canterbury Development Corporation (CDC) works on behalf of the Christchurch City Council to help deliver a better way of life through a strong economy. Our team works on a range of evidence based initiatives designed to accelerate the region’s economic growth. Given the opportunity in front of us right now, there has never been a […]
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Global Connections is an event designed to educate and motivate Canterbury exporters to expand their export markets and grow their businesses. Date: Thursday 7 August 2014 Time: 11.30am – 7.30pm Venue: Air Force Museum 45 Harvard Ave Wigram, Christchurch The event will be opened by the Rt. Hon. John Key and feature the following presenters: Phillip Mills – […]
Some of New Zealand’s most successful entrepreneurs and business people presented at Canterbury Development Corporation’s ‘War Stories from the front line – getting innovations to market’ event today. With an impressive line-up of presenters, from some of our most internationally-competitive companies, the event provided an opportunity for local businesses to hear first-hand about the reality […]
A number of recent workshops and seminars have focused on the challenges facing scientists and engineers in moving their research from the lab to the market. War stories from the front line will provide a different perspective, with presenters being people who have overcome the challenges and are in the process of building or have […]
The first Christchurch Angel Investment Meetup is happening soon. Come along to hear the speakers talk about their lessons from the Angel investment scene in New Zealand and to meet like-minded local investors and entrepreneurs. Date: Wednesday 11 June 2014 Time: 5.30 – 7.30pm Venue: Epic Innovation, 78-100 Manchester Street For more information and to RSVP click here.
A media statement from Irrigation New Zealand. New research from the Canterbury Development Corporation (CDC) shows how linked Christchurch’s future is to irrigated agriculture, says IrrigationNZ. The CDC Summary report; Christchurch and Rural Sectors Relationship Analysis, released today, illustrates clearly the value of Canterbury’s rural economy – particularly when irrigation is factored in – to the country’s second largest city. […]
CDC has updated the Economic Infrastructure Situation Report. This report now provides an overview of infrastructure sectors as at May 2014. The Infrastructure Situation Report focusses on infrastructure relating to water, transport, energy and communications. The report has been prepared in collaboration with the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) in order to maximise the usefulness […]
The Canterbury Development Corporation (CDC) has been around since 1983, one of the longest serving economic development agencies in New Zealand. It is mandated by Christchurch City Council (CCC) to deliver economic development for the city. We provide business growth services, facilitate sector development projects, support innovation and help business start-ups.
We also develop and monitor the Christchurch Economic Development Strategy (CEDS), implement some CEDS projects and operate a knowledge bank specializing in economics, infrastructure and workforce.