During your time at Innovate Canada, you will meet with representatives from the partnering destinations as well as subject matter experts and leaders in Advanced Manufacturing from the following Canadian destinations:

Calgary, Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Ottawa, Ontario
Waterloo, Ontario
Toronto, Ontario
Montreal, Québec
Invest in Canada

**Check back for more details as partners register.

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Please click on the map to find out more about each destination.


Fraser Abbot
Tourism Calgary


Tourism Calgary’s Meetings & Conventions Team works as ultimate hosts with event planners to bring their international conventions to our dynamic city that nestled in the Foothills of the Canadian Rockies. Our experienced team of hospitality professionals make it easy to book meetings by providing a wide-range of services including venue sourcing; site inspections; bid document preparation; identification of local thought leaders and help establishing local organizing committees; assistance in finding financial supports; promotional tools for attendance building; and pre and post-conference programming; among others. Tourism Calgary works with our clients to help ensure that visiting delegates experience the warm, welcoming hospitality that Calgary is renowned for and also to showcase our city to the world as a hub of innovation with centers of excellence in numerous sectors. The confluence at these international conferences of thought leaders from around the globe and from within our city leads to advancement and new growth opportunities for Calgary's key industry sectors and tremendous outcomes that positively impact our economy.

Sarojini Vasant
Invest Alberta


Nicola Alexander
Explore Edmonton


Explore Edmonton is the city’s destination marketing and management organization that offers a diverse range of award-winning venues and a Business Events team that comes together to set you apart. Whether you're planning a large convention or a small meeting, Explore Edmonton's two signature venues and dedicated Sustainability team will ensure your event is 10 steps ahead of the ordinary – just like the city itself. Our Business Events team also provides complimentary full-service support, guidance, and connections to event organizers looking to level up their meeting or conference.

Greg Hastings
RIVR Solutions Ltd


RIVR stands for Relentless Improvement, Verified Results. RIVR Solutions provides vital solutions to many manufacturing, distribution, and service organizations across industries.


Maria Paletta
Tourism Winnipeg

+1 647-998-4407


From the centre of the continent to the centre of your attention! Discover why Vogue magazine calls Winnipeg “an absolute must-visit destination.” Experience the joy of polar bears swimming overhead then learn about the effects of climate change on species at the Journey to Churchill. Take an interactive journey through humanity’s struggles and triumphs at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, then head over to the charming Exchange District with its handsome architecture, hip restaurants, and fashionable shops. The Forks has an incredibly unique public market along with scenic boat trips (summer) and the world’s most stylish skating trail (winter) along the Assiniboine and Red Rivers.

Keri Zeghers
Economic Development Winnipeg
Business Development Manager

+1 204-290-2930


Economic Development Winnipeg’s business development team, promoting the city as the ideal location for new business, expansion, investment and top talent. Economic Development Winnipeg’s experts serve as a concierge for businesses, making it easy to grow and invest in Winnipeg through a suite of specialized services, market intelligence and business connections.


Jennifer Eddings
Explore Waterloo Region


Founded in 2007, Explore Waterloo Region is the recognized Destination Marketing Organization for the Region of Waterloo. We are a nonprofit marketing and image development organization with extensive knowledge on the development of destination profiling, awareness building programs and strategic partnerships.

Maria Suarez Gilly
Waterloo EDC


Waterloo EDC is the first point of contact for companies looking to locate, relocate or expand in Waterloo. Our team serves businesses in all sectors and industries. Our experts will help you build a custom expansion plan, connect with legal, accounting, recruitment and immigration experts, find the right real estate and integrate into the Waterloo ecosystem.


Heather Neale
Destination Toronto


Toronto is more than a meeting place. It’s a source of inspiration, a collection of diverse communities supporting each other and embracing new company. Towering skyscrapers, artistic alleyways and stunning venues all contribute to the charm of our city. Endless restaurant options with international cuisines that showcase our diversity. Toronto is a city of rare openness, energy and innovation. Destination Toronto is a passionate team of ambassadors that provide you with powerful partnerships, event resources, and local expertise. Our business sector delivers industry insights, thought-leadership and meaningful conversations to support your event objectives. Visit Destinationtoronto.com to learn more.

Graeme Cooke
Toronto Global

+1 647-572-8744


Toronto Global supports the expansion of international businesses into the Toronto Region.


Theresa Gatto
Ottawa Tourism

+1 647-459-0058


As Canada’s Capital, Ottawa is a highly experienced and accomplished host destination for important national and international gatherings, sport, and business events. It literally puts events on a national and international stage. At Ottawa Tourism, we are dedicated to supporting and enhancing your experience while working with partners from our vibrant city. Include us in the beginning of your planning process to benefit from working with our outstanding team. Visit our website for further details to see how we can support you now, during and post event planning; including ways to enhance the overall delegate experience in Ottawa.

Adam Dewar
Invest Ottawa

+1 613-866-1550


Invest Ottawa is the lead economic development and investment attraction agency for the National Capital Region in Canada.


Charlotte Laurin
Business Events Montréal
Manager, Business Development and Strategic Alliances

+1 514-573-6355


We believe in making planning easier. And we do it by working together. Team Montréal is a coalition of the city’s meeting and convention industry leaders who are here to ensure your meeting is simple, streamlined and successful. You get dedicated help, from start to finish. Plus, Montréal offers exceptional meeting spaces and hotels, world-class experiences and a warm welcome, so your delegates enjoy the best meeting ever.

Teodora Toteva
Montreal International
Director, Clean Technologies


Montréal International acts as an economic driver for Greater Montréal to attract foreign wealth while accelerating the success of its partners and clients. Its mission is to contribute to the economic development of Greater Montréal and enhance its international status. Its mandates include attracting foreign direct investments, international organizations and international strategic workers as well as promoting the competitive and international environment of Greater Montréal.