Partners

ICTWest   Led by ICTAM, ICT West is a collaborative project between western Canadian provinces with funding support from Western Economic Diversification Canada. Our goal is to help local ICT companies compete at an international level. We do this by bringing delegations of small to medium-sized companies to the top tech global trade shows where we help them connect with the right people, navigate the landscape and make an impact.
  NorthForge   North Forge Technology Exchange is Manitoba’s newest powerhouse for innovation and collaboration, formed by the teams behind Assentworks, The Eureka Project, Ramp Up Manitoba and the Startup Winnipeg Program. They offer a customized startup program, mentorship, networking events, a fabrication lab, training and resources, and startup space.
  EDW   Economic Development Winnipeg Inc. (EDW) is the lead economic development agency for Winnipeg, encompassing EDW, YES! Winnipeg and Tourism Winnipeg. EDW can provide you with timely and relevant industry and economic data while connecting you to key stakeholders, potential partners and networks within the Winnipeg community.
  YES Winnipeg   YES! Winnipeg attracts new companies to the city, assists entrepreneurs in bringing their ideas to life and helps existing businesses expand. YES! Winnipeg’s mission is to grow and strengthen Winnipeg's economy by assisting in the creation of new jobs and by attracting capital investment. Services are provided at no cost to clients.
MB Technology Accelerator   Manitoba Technology Accelerator is Manitoba’s only federally funded accelerator program. From idea to investment, Manitoba Technology Accelerator assists clients with infrastructure, management and mentorship, and finances.
  LSAM   LSAM strives to grow Manitoba’s vibrant life science industry. It collaborates with members, stakeholders, government officials, and other organizations to achieve excellence in this competitive industry. Through its training and development programs, LSAM drives Manitoba’s life science community forward, providing members with valuable resources, information, and opportunities to grow.
Futurpreneur   Futurpreneur Canada has been fuelling the entrepreneurial passions of Canada’s young enterprise for 20 years. We are a national, non-profit organization that provides financing, mentoring and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18-39. Our internationally recognized mentoring program hand matches young entrepreneurs with a business expert from a network of more than 2,800 volunteer mentors.
New Media MB   New Media Manitoba (NMM) is a non-profit association of interactive digital media professionals that provides training and economic development to new media businesses and freelancers.
Innovate MB   Innovate Manitoba is a non-profit community-based organization that is the hub of a regional collaborative network focussed on innovation. Our mission is to be a catalyst for innovation in Manitoba, by increasing the commercialization of new technologies, promoting entrepreneurship and supporting the creation of next-generation startups, and stimulating access to risk capital for Manitoba’s small and medium sized enterprises.
MB Chamber   The Manitoba Chambers of Commerce, established in 1931, is the umbrella organization for Manitoba’s chamber movement. With a membership comprised of Local Chambers of Commerce as well direct Corporate Members, the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce is Manitoba’s largest and most diverse business lobby, representing nearly 10,000 businesses and community leaders.
MCSC   Manitoba Construction Sector Council (MCSC) is a not-for-profit organization whose provincial mandate is to work with industry stakeholders in order to assist our construction industry in developing solutions to meet their ongoing human resource needs. As a result, MCSC’s primary goals are to upgrade the industry’s existing skills and promote the benefits of working in the construction sector to youth and individuals from under-represented groups.
CME   As Canada’s largest trade and industry association, CME Manitoba helps manufacturers grow.
MITT   MITT’s focus is on having our programs defined by the competencies employers require, translated into meaningful learning experiences in both the classroom and workplace. This strong connection to employment is complemented by integrating essential skills and critical thinking with a technical curriculum and with learners’ experiences throughout our institution.

Canada Partners

CDMN   The Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN) is dedicated to establishing Canada as a world leader in digital media (ICT + mobile) by creating and enabling connections and collaboration between entrepreneurs, companies, research institutes, government and intermediary organizations across the country.
  ICTC CTIC   The Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) is a not-for-profit sector council dedicated to creating a strong, prepared and highly educated Canadian ICT industry and workforce. ICTC is a catalyst for change, pushing for innovations that will provide skills definitions, labour market intelligence, career awareness and professional development for the Canadian ICT industry, educators and governments.
cata   The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance) is Canada's One Voice for Innovation Lobby Group, crowdsourcing ideas and guidance from thousands of opt in members in moderated social networks in Canada and key global markets.
  CIPS   CIPS (Canadian Information Processing Society), headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, is the professional association for Information Technology (IT) practitioners in Canada. CIPS is a dynamic organization focused on IT excellence through its work on public policy, setting standards within the profession and providing IT support to its community.

Government Partners

MB Government   Science, Innovation and Business Development is a division of Manitoba Growth, Enterprise & Trade.  Our mandate is to facilitate the creation of high-value jobs and economic success for Manitoba through a strong support of local innovation.  This is achieved by:
•    building our province’s capacity in leading-edge research;
•    spurring the commercialization of those discoveries into innovative new products, processes or services; and
•    driving the ongoing growth and development of Manitoba’s knowledge-based industries and companies, including the ICT sector.
WED Canada   Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) works to strengthen western innovation, business development, and community economic development. By continuing to promote new economic opportunityes, WD is helping to create jobs, economic growth, and long-term prosperity.

North American Partners

TECNA   TECNA empowers regional technology organizations and serves as their collective voice in growing the North American technology economy. They strive to deliver valuable services to member organizations fostering collaboration, innovation, and the exchange of ideas.