Vermilion is a town in central Alberta, Canada within the County of Vermilion River. It is located at the intersection of Highway 16 and Highway 41, approximately 60 kilometres west of Lloydminster and 192 kilometres east of Edmonton.

EDAC is Canada's national organization of economic developers pursuing excellence in the field since 1968. The association offers its members professional development, networking opportunities and a comprehensive offering of resources, both on and offline

The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) is a non-profit, non-partisan membership organization serving economic developers.

Municipal World Inc. is a Canadian media brand that has worked to connect municipalities with the information, products, services, and people they need since 1891.