Welcome to Innovate Canada 2023!

Canada’s global leadership in the advanced manufacturing sector will be on full display in Waterloo, Ontario from May 8-11, 2023 during Innovate Canada 2023 - Advanced Manufacturing.

Exploration is at the heart of Innovate Canada 2023, Destination Canada’s exclusive event for C-suite executives to explore the ground-breaking work taking place across Canada’s advanced manufacturing sector.

Your participation in Innovate Canada has been confirmed through Destination Canada’s 2023 Marketing & Sales Opportunities program. Registration is now open for one senior member from your organization and one representative from your advanced manufacturing sector community (industry, research, or trade and investment agency). 

as partners of innovate canada you will:

  • Be part of the host committee to welcome up to 15 pre-qualified global industry leaders - advanced manufacturing industry C-suite executives who have interest in Canada’s advanced manufacturing sector for business events and/or for trade and investment.
  • Showcase your destination’s advanced manufacturing expertise for business events and trade and investment opportunities during One To One meetings throughout the program.
  • Opt-in to behind-the-scenes tours of Waterloo's learning labs and University of Waterloo's RoboHub and AVRIL (Autonomous Vehicle and Research Intelligence Lab), OTTO Motors, ATS Automation and SMART (Smart Manufacturing and Advanced Recycling Technologies) at Conestoga College.
  • Have an opportunity to showcase your destination for future advanced manufacturing business events, as well as for trade and investment opportunities to hosted media throughout the event.
  • Have formal and informal opportunities to present your destination’s strengths for hosting business events in this sector.
  • Indulge in one-of-a kind culinary and entertainment experiences showcasing Canadian ingenuity and culture.

the fine print

  • Event programming including One To One meetings, innovation tours, on and offsite events, receptions, and excursions noted above are INCLUDED with your registration.
  • Airfare to Waterloo, Ontario, arrival and departure transfers, and hotel accommodations at the Delta Hotel Waterloo (negotiated group rate available) are at your own expense. Please note: your hotel stay will be booked on your behalf upon your registration. You will receive your confirmation number closer to the date of the event. A credit card will be required upon check in.
  • By accepting this invitation, hosted partners agree to attend all program components of Innovate Canada 2023.  No late arrivals or early departures please.

Destination Canada is proud to host its first carbon-neutral event!

Take a look to see our video from Innovate Canada 2022 in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.