FDI Services

We offer best in class FDI prospection services, from lead generation to in-market representation. Our strategy is results driven and aims at landing projects in your territory.

Trade & Export

Personnalized business development services to assist corporate clients in spreading their wings rapidly in target markets. Result oriented services aiming at converting prospects into sales.

Local Expertise

We know that being local matters, that is why CIDEP has been representing EDOs in-market for the past 10 years. Our team becomes an extension of yours.

IDENTIFY QUALIFY CONNECTHeadquartered in Montreal with offices in Toronto and in the U.S. CIDEP’s network extends to key global areas of Western Europe, Brazil and Asia and prides itself in offering an uncompromising commitment to quality and an unmatched ability to fully understand and adapt to a client’s needs.

We provide our private or public sector client the best in class competitive intelligence --- and lead generation services --- so as to maximize the stated investment prospection and business development objectives


Our Team is comprised of passionate seasonned professionals holding at least 10 years + professional experience (private and public sector) in the area of economic development.

Our specific asset consists in having accurate knowledge of a region’s sector clusters and industry activities which allows us to best meet a client’s  investment and trade objectives and “best fit” prospects.


  • Use of a more personalized approach with inherent flexibility and ability to adapt to a client’s unique needs
  • Use of local experts rather than a centralized call center to ensure the generation of quality leads and events.
  • Offer market exclusivity to avoid conflicts with geographically competing Economic Development Agencies and other clients.


We would be happy to start the conversation concerning your objectives. Request a call back and one of CIDEP’s partner will contact you within the next business day.  You can also email us if you prefer.