helping you grow

in the Valley


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Cultivating opportunities

See how the Valley Regional Enterprise Network
can help you and your business succeed.

Inspiring locations

Discover how The Valley’s unique geography and business assets support your business success.

Dream life

Find out what it truly means to have your personal, professional and family life in balance.

Why grow here?

FACT: The best of east coast living. Wherever you live in the Annapolis Valley, you are never more than one hour from an ocean shore.

FACT: An extraordinary microclimate. Farms, fields and vibrant communities. The Bay of Fundy.

FACT: Farmland values in the Annapolis Valley average $5,400 per acre compared with $91,978 per acre in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia.

FACT: House prices in the Annapolis Valley average $212,546 compared with HRM at $356,317.

Our unique role

The Valley Regional Enterprise Network’s mission is to lead and enable regional economic growth and prosperity. Serving the Annapolis Valley region as a whole, we are uniquely positioned to objectively addresses the economic and business development needs of the region as a whole without being confined to municipal boundaries.

We are the “boots on the ground,” helping to link the private sector and public organizations around common objectives for regional economic progress.

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Join the Connector Program and see how our community connectedness can help build your career success.


The Valley REN provides customized, one-on-one business support to meet your business’s unique needs through our BusinessNOW program. Whether your business is a start-up, in the process of expansion, or looking ahead to business succession, we can help you navigate public and private sector funding programs, build business connections, support your start-up or expansion, export or marketing efforts, and even with a business sale or succession planning.

Contact us today at or 902-678-2200 to find out how the Valley REN can support your business.

448 Main Street, Kentville, Nova Scotia B4N 1K8
Phone: 902 678 2200

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Valley Regional Enterprise Network Helping You Grow In the Valley