CANADA INVESTMENT DESTINATIONS EXPO

2 - 3 November 2024
(10AM - 5PM)

Mississauga Convention Centre
75 Derry Rd W, Mississauga,
Ontario, L5W 1G3 Canada

The Premier National Expo for Investing, Establishing
or Expanding Across Canada

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DISCOVER

DISCOVER

The Canada Investment Destinations Expo (CIEx) is the premier event for investors, entrepreneurs and corporations who are looking to invest, establish or expand their businesses into diverse Canadian locations - provinces and municipalities. The expo promotes Canada’s leading business locations and industries, and showcases all the incentives and opportunities to do business in these destinations. Register FREE to Attend

EXPLORE

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 destination locations, and local tax and legal frameworks. Register FREE to Attend

NETWORK

NETWORK

Connect with over 3,000 fellow attendees; meet new friends and prospective business partners from across Canada's provinces and territories over 2 days of exhibitions, seminars and networking in the nation’s premier investment destinations expo. Register FREE to Attend

COLLABORATE

COLLABORATE

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.

LEARN

LEARN

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

ACTIVITIES
AT THE EXPO

INVESTMENT PAVILIONS

Discover and explore Canada’s best investment and business destinations and opportunities segmented into specially curated pavilions. Visit destinations by regions, by economic sectors and by special interests.

SHOWCASES

Meet over 140 exhibitors showcasing the best opportunities, products and services you will need to invest, establish or expand your business in Canada. Exhibitors include:
■ 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

SEMINARS, MASTERCLASSES AND PRESENTATIONS

Hear from over 30 speakers in the main conference, exclusive seminars, presentations and breakout sessions. Get perspectives that you can’t learn anywhere else about investing in over sixty locations in Canada including living and working in the locations, establishing your presence and local tax and legal frameworks.

SIDE ATTRACTIONS

Every year, the expo showcases various cultural attractions from across Canada with music, dance and entertainment that provide visitors with a great experience. Register free to attend the event in order to enjoy all of these great features!

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CANADA’S TOP INVESTMENT LOCATIONS

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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

HEADLINES
ARE MADE HERE

THE CANADA INVESTMENT DESTINATIONS EXPO IS THE NATION’S LARGEST MARKETPLACE FOR DISCOVERING, EXPLORING AND INITIATING INVESTMENT AND BUSINESS EXCHANGES ACROSS VARIOUS CANADIAN LOCATIONS.

EXPLORE BANKABLE INVESTMENT PROJECTS FROM ACROSS CANADA. ESTABLISH A NATIONAL PRESENCE AND EXPAND YOUR NATIONAL FOOTPRINT.

NETWORK WITH INVESTORS WHO SHARE A MUTUAL ENTHUSIASM FOR BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT, CREATING A CONGREGATION OF LIKE-MINDED PEOPLE.

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

the venue

Convention Centre
Mississauga Convention Centre
75 Derry Rd W, Mississauga,
Ontario, L5W 1G3 Canada
HOW TO GET THERE

From Toronto Pearson International Airport
By Transit
By Foot

TRENDING
INVESTMENT DESTINATIONS

Toronto

Edmonton

Hamilton

Halifax

Montreal

Ottawa

Kelowna

Victoria

Vancouver

Winnipeg

Regina

London

Calgary

Quebec City

Niagara Falls

Waterloo