JOIN US AT
CANADA’S PREMIER AND LARGEST
INVESTMENT DESTINATION
EXPO!

We’re making it easy for you to find all your business launch, expansion and investment opportunities under one roof!

2 - 3 November 2024
(10AM - 5PM)
Mississauga Convention Centre
75 Derry Rd W, Mississauga,
Ontario, L5W 1G3 Canada

WHY THE
CIDEx?

The Canada Investment Destinations Expo (CIDEx) is designed to provide a ‘one-stop shopping experience’ for all investors, entrepreneurs and business owners who are looking to invest, establish or expand their businesses in Canada.
Register FREE to Attend

Why
Attend?

Explore
Discover and explore over 60 premium investment destinations and opportunities! Attend over 30 seminars, masterclasses and presentations and discover informative and interesting facts about investing and establishing your business across Canada. Learn about the local economic and investment climates, living and working in the locations, and local tax and legal frameworks.

Learn
Gain knowledge of the different business and investment opportunities, incentives and strategies, and connect with an abundance of experts who are ready to assist you through the investment and startup journey.

Networking 
Work together with officials of provincial and municipal investment promotion agencies, regional tourism organizations, destination marketing organizations, financial institutions and business services providers to navigate through the processes of investing, establishing or expanding across Canada.

Vital resources
Meet over 100 exhibitors showcasing the best opportunities, solutions and services needed to invest, establish or expand your business across Canada.

Attend and Win!
Register FREE to attend the 2024 Canada Investment Destinations Expo and enter to win a trip for two to a preferred investment destination, a business starter pack, plus other exciting prizes like iPhones, Smartwatches and gift cards.

WHO WILL YOU
FIND AT THE CIDEx?

At the expo, you will find exhibitors showcasing the Canada’s best investment locations and opportunities. You’ll meet:

  • Provincial investment promotion agencies
  • Municipal investment promotion agencies
  • Regional tourism organizations
  • Destination marketing agencies
  • Chambers of Commerce
  • Financial Institutions
  • Business Management Consultants
  • Tax, Legal & HR Consultancies
  • Travel Agencies and Advisors
  • Other Business Services Providers

AGENDA

  • Day 1 *Agenda will be finalized in shortly

08:30AM – 9:00 AM

Opening Ceremony

9:00 AM – 9:20 AM

Exhibition Opens / Networking

9:20 AM – 9:30 AM

Keynote Speech

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Centre Stage: Expansion and Fundraising Strategies
Industry Spotlight: Raw-Materials and Natural Resources

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Centre Stage: Intellectual Property Protections, Patents, and New Investments
Presentation by Investment Destination 1
Audience Focus: Investing in the Prairie provinces region

10:30 AM – 11:30 PM

Centre Stage: Local Investment Success Stories
Presentation by Investment Destination 2

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Centre Stage: Scaling and expansion into new markets
Presentation by Investment Destination 3
Presentation by Investment Destination 4

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Industry Spotlight: Production And Manufacturing
Presentation by Investment Destination 5

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Audience Focus: Investing in the Central Canada region
Presentation by Investment Destination 6

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Audience Focus: Investing in the West Coast region
Presentation by Investment Destination 7

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Breakout Session
Centre Stage: Cocktail Reception & Cultural Presentation
Centre Stage: The Opportunity Centre - B2B Meetings, Networking

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Centre Stage: Business and Innovation for Sustainable Development
Presentation by Investment Destination 8

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Breakout Session
Centre Stage: Government Contracting and Content Requirements

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Presentation by Investment Destination 9
Presentation by Investment Destination 10
Audience Focus: Investing in the Atlantic region

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Breakout Session
Meetings, Networking
Event Wrap up

  • Day 2 *Agenda will be finalized in shortly

9:00 AM – 9:20 AM

Exhibition Opens / Networking

9:20 AM – 9:30 AM

Reception & Cultural Presentation

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Centre Stage: Supply Chains and Logistics
Audience Focus: Investing in the Atlantic region
Presentation by Investment Destination 11

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Breakout Session
Centre Stage: Government Contracting and Content Requirements
Audience Focus: Investing in the West Coast region

10:30 AM – 11:30 PM

Industry Spotlight: Services
Presentation by Investment Destination 12
Presentation by Investment Destination 13

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Audience Focus: Investing in the Central Canada region
Presentation by Investment Destination 14

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Audience Focus: Investing in the Prairie provinces region
Presentation by Investment Destination 15

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Centre Stage: Market Dynamics & Strategies
Presentation by Investment Destination 16

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Presentation by Investment Destination 17
Presentation by Investment Destination 18
Centre Stage: Women in Business

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Breakout Session
Centre Stage: Understanding Business and Investment Visas
Reception & Cultural Presentation

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Audience Focus: Attracting incentives and government support
Centre Stage: Investment and Innovation for Sustainable Development

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Breakout Session
Centre Stage: Government Contracting and Content Requirements
Presentation by Investment Destination 19

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Breakout Session
Presentation by Investment Destination 20
Presentation by Investment Destination 21

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Breakout Session
Meetings, Networking
Event Wrap up

FEATURED SECTORS

Aerospace

Construction

Digital Technologies

Education

Energy Utilities

Food and beverage

Healthcare

Hospitality Industry

Industrials

ICT

Logistics

Manufacturing

Media

Mining

Motion Picture

Natural Gas

Oil and gas

Real Estate

Telecommunications

Retail

Robotics

Textile & Apparel

Public Utilities

Waste management