Serving east central Alberta communities in Special Areas and surrounding counties.

Phone: 403.854.2099 Ext. 211
E-mail: craig.berke@hannalearning.com


The Hanna Rural Business Centre would like to hear from you. Our friendly Business Advisor will walk beside you on your business journey! Get connected to resources that will help you start or grow your business. Expand your knowledge. Access an amazing community mastermind group and experience events catered toward your needs. Book your free appointment with our friendly Business Advisor today!


Confidential assistance and support for:
Starting a New business

  • Do you have a great business idea, but don’t know where to begin?
  • Are you ready to take the first steps to start your own business?
Existing Businesses and Business Growth
  • Do you want to expand or make your business more competitive?
Succession Planning
  • Are you thinking of selling, handing the business down in your family or even closing a business?

Our friendly Business Coach will walk beside you on your business journey! Get connected to resources that will help you start or grow your business. Expand your knowledge. Access an amazing community mastermind group and experience events catered toward your needs. Get in touch with our friendly Business Coach today at no cost!


Personal Service
Our Small Business Advisor is always ready to discuss your business needs in confidence. We will provide you with FREE information and assistance on virtually every aspect of doing business in Alberta from start up, incorporation, marketing, financing and loan programs to E-Business, government services and more.


Offering assistance through:
One to one meetings, web based support, e-mail and text messaging, video conferencing, workshops and webinars.


New for the spring of 2018:
An inventory of available area businesses, land, lease space, opportunities, buildings.


Craig brings a wealth of personal business experience as the new Small Business Advisor. For the last 30 years, Craig has been a manufacturer’s sales rep, an owner and operator of both retail and service businesses, owned and operated two resorts in British Columbia and owned/managed Manufactured Home Parks. Craig has been licensed for over 20 years as a Real Estate Agent / Broker with experience in commercial and residential real estate. Craig has placed in the top 100 Edmonton area realtors in sales since 2013.


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Confidential Business Intelligence Network An initiative of RABC is CBIN, the Confidential Business Intelligence Network. This is a resource team of mentoring businesses and individuals who are there to assist you in a broader capacity. The CBIN program has great, measurable success in job creation; many start up businesses, assisted over 50 entrepreneurs.



Program funded by Alberta Economic Development and Trade