Sponsors & Exhibitors

The following exhibitors will be presenting their products and services on the area of career development at the Cannexus14 conference, from January 20 to 21. Learn how your organization can be part of the exhibitor showcase.


Adler (adler.ca) If you are, or hope to be, a professional practitioner in mental health or human systems and services and if your chosen profession is psychology, professional coaching, specific modalities and foundational competencies in psychotherapy, or leadership. We offer unique preparation for your unique future.

A. Willock Information Systems Inc. (awinfosys.com) If you are, or hope to be, a professional practitioner in mental health or human systems and services and if your chosen profession is psychology, professional coaching, specific modalities and foundational competencies in psychotherapy, or leadership. We offer unique preparation for your unique future.

The Alliance of Ontario Food Processors (aofp.ca) is a non-profit organization of food and beverage processing companies and industry organizations. Members have joined together to provide a comprehensive and co-ordinated approach to promoting and representing the Ontario food and beverage processing sector on issues of common interest and concern.

Athabasca University (athabascau.ca), Canada's Open University, is dedicated to the removal of barriers that restrict access to and success in university-level study and to increasing equality of educational opportunity for adult learners worldwide.

The BC Centre for Employment Excellence (cfeebc.org) is an independent research and knowledge sharing organization. The Centre is based in Vancouver and set up as a division of the Social Research and Demonstration Corporation, an established national non-profit social policy research organization. The Centre was created to enhance the knowledge and development needs of the employment services sector and the employer community and to support research and innovation in British Columbia on issues related to employment programs and practices.

Careers for Kids (startsmartcareers.com) Canadian Career Advisor, Robert Shewchuk authored a book that every parent in Canada will want to read. Careers For Kids - How To Help Your Kids Choose A Career offers families practical career advice, up-to-date Canadian resources and easy to follow career decision-making steps. Robert wrote Careers For Kids because he believes that educating parents on the basics of career development is the most effective way of providing Canadian youth with a career education.


Career Cruising (careercruising.com) is a global leader in educational and career products because we engage more students and career seekers, more deeply, than anyone else. More than 75% of all students, teachers and parents in secondary and postsecondary schools across Canada have 24/7 access to ccSpringboard, with its industry-leading ePortfolio and Parent Portal. Patrons of 3/4 of Canada's public libraries have free access to Career Cruising. We are now adding employer profiles, career coaches and mentors, and work-based learning opportunities. With our fully customizable ccEngage suite of products, we not only help individuals find the right training and a fulfilling career, we inspire them to take action, starting right now.

Developed by the Petroleum Human Resources Council (petrohrsc.ca) now a division of Enform, the Careersinoilandgas.com website provides a wealth of information on career options and the world of work within the Canadian petroleum industry. On the site, Career Counsellors will find valuable industry and occupational information, plus a wealth of career tools and resources.


FutureWorx Society (futureworx.ca) a community based non-profit organization with a
focus on “Helping People Realize their Potential”. Established in April 1984, the service offerings have evolved to encompass the provision of services to all individuals experiencing difficulties responding to developing labour market trends, either in upgrading their skills or accessing modern job search techniques and supports.

The Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (ccpa-accp.ca) is a national bilingual association providing professional counsellors and psychotherapists with access to exclusive educational programs, certification, professional development and direct contact with professional peers and specialty groups. CCPA promotes the profession and its contribution to the mental health and well-being of all Canadians.

Sutherland-Chan School and Teaching Clinic – Massage Therapy (sutherland-chan.com) Founded in 1978 and with over 2,500 graduates the Sutherland-Chan School is seen by many as one of the best schools in North America for Massage Therapy Education. Canadian Society for Social Development (CSSD) (cssd-web.org) provides internet-based entrepreneurial and web design training to enhance employability for persons experiencing challenges to employment.

Career Colleges Ontario (careercollegesontario.ca) Strong Support – Strong Voice – Quality Education – Student Success. Established in 1973, Carer Colleges Ontario is a provincial voice for career colleges. Career Colleges Ontario has over 290 members who contribute to the province’s economy by training over 60,000 students annually in hundreds of essential, skilled fields. Visit our website or find us on Facebook and Twitter.

Career Professionals of Canada (careerprocanada.ca) is a uniquely Canadian member-driven association. Our members represent all sectors and regions across Canada and include employment consultants, career coaches, resume writers, interview coaches, outplacement consultants, recruiters, and a wide variety of other career professionals. An Association of Career Professionals, we are working together for career success!

Career/Lifeskills Resources (clsr.ca) Quality resources for career/work counsellors and HR Professionals. We specialize in bringing together a comprehensive offering of specially selected resources used in personal, professional, and organizational development. Our mission is to promote life skills and career development by providing the highest quality resources, services and training to meet the needs of career counsellors, human resource professionals, psychologists, educators, and their clients.

Eclectic Communications (eclectic.ca) offers customized blended learning solutions for organizations and individuals who want to communicate in a clear and understandable way. We offer writing workshops both online and offline.


IDP : IELTS (ieltsessentials.com) is the world’s most popular high-stakes English language test, accepted for study, work and migration, is a proud co-owner of the IELTS test and manages a network of over 200 test locations worldwide including nearly 20 locations across Canada on up to 48 test dates per year. IELTS is designed to assess the language ability of candidates who want to work or study where English is the language of communication. Candidates are tested in all four language skills - listening, reading, writing, and speaking - and can choose between the general or academic version of the test. IELTS is recognized by over 8,000 organizations worldwide including employers, universities, professional bodies, immigration authorities and government agencies.

Millier Dickinson Blais (millierdickinsonblais.com) is Canada’s leading economic development consulting firm. Our multidisciplinary team is dedicated to providing leading-edge solutions that help communities, organizations, and businesses thrive in the new economy. This approach creates real impact for our clients and continues to position us at the forefront of industry thought and practice.

The Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling (ceric.ca) is a charitable organization that advances education and research in career counselling and career development. We support the creation of career counselling-related research and professional development for a cross-sector community through funding project partnerships and our strategic programs. Our strategic programs are Cannexus, ContactPoint/OrientAction and The Canadian Journal of Career Development.

Certified General Accountants of Ontario (cga-ontario.org) is a self-governing body, granting exclusive rights to the CGA designation, and controlling the professional standards, conduct and discipline of more than 21,000 members and 8,000 students. CGAs are committed to meeting the needs of businesses and organizations with strategic insight, leadership and demonstrated abilities.

Ontario School Counsellors’ Association (osca.ca) As leaders in guidance and career education in Ontario, we provide resources and support for teacher/counsellors, students, parents and the community. We liaise with other like-minded organizations and associations to provide cohesive and relevant messaging around guidance, career education and trends.

The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) (sinformercestpayant.gc.ca) is an agency of the Government of Canada. With educational materials and interactive tools, the FCAC provides objective information about financial products and services to help Canadians increase their financial knowledge and confidence in managing their personal finances. FCAC informs consumers about their right and responsibilities when dealing with banks and federally regulated trust, loan and insurance companies. Visit FCAC’s booth to learn more about our free and unbiased information on how to plan for retirement and many other topics.

Legitimate Opportunities to Work from Home LOWH (eecentre.com/wfh.php) is a train-the-trainer webinar series designed to give you the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to open up this labour market for the clients you serve. LOWH opens up new options for employment for a number of traditionally underserved client groups including people with disabilities, rural communities, aboriginal communities, newcomers, caregivers and older workers. This program has been developed with the support of CERIC.


The Interprovincial Standards Red Seal Program (sceaurouge.ca) was established more than 50 years ago to provide greater mobility across Canada for skilled workers. Today it represents a standard of excellence for industry.

The Ontario Council on Articulation and Transfer (ONCAT) maintains ONTransfer.ca, the most current source for credit transfer pathways among Ontario’s colleges and universities.


The Ontario Civil Construction Careers Institute(occci.ca) provides youth with insight into the Civil Construction industry and the many career opportunities that it provides, through increased public and government funding, knowledge and resources. The Canadian Construction Association (cca-acc.com) is the voice of the national non-residential construction industry. It represents more than 17,000 members in an integrated structure of some 70 local and provincial construction associations.

The Ontario Network of Employment Skills Training Projects (onestep.ca) is a province-wide umbrella organization for non-profit agencies that deliver training and employment programs with 100 member agencies across the province. We work closely with government on issues that concern our members. We are committed to continued professional development of the career and employment sector.

Thompson Rivers University, Open Learning (tru.ca) is a public institution and a member of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada. We are mandated by the Government to provide open learning programming and an educational credit bank. TRU-OL opens the door to accessible, recognized and quality post-secondary education, offering 57 programs and over 500 courses.

Psychometrics Canada Ltd. (psychometrics.com) Building Better Organizations through People, Canada’s leading assessments help you improve team performance, resolve conflict, and develop leaders, guide careers and select better employees. Providing assessment tools and consulting services for the development of people in business, government and education for over 30 years. Psychometrics is the only authorized Canadian distributor of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator ®, Strong Interest Inventory ®, Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument, FIRO-B ®, CPI 260 ™, CPI ™ 434 and Work Personality Index.

R.A. Malatest & Associates Ltd. (malatest.com) Established in 1985, is one of Canada’s largest national independently owned and operated program evaluation and research firms. We provide innovative, high quality, ethically defensible, and culturally responsive research services.

Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (srdc.org) is a non-profit research organization recognized as a national leader in social research and experimentation. For over two decades, SRDC has been building a knowledge base and learning what works in social policy, testing new and innovative policy ideas in “real-world” settings. Our experience and expertise in designing, implementing, operating and evaluating large-scale demonstration projects is unique in Canada.

Supply Chain Management Association (scmanational.ca) Labour market research predicts that there will be 65,000 new jobs in supply chain management every year for the next five years. Do you know enough about this sector to provide effective guidance? If not, visit the Supply Chain Management Association.

WhoPlusYou - Where Jobs Chase People (ryerson.ca), Ryerson has helped develop a revolutionary approach to accurately matching any person’s skills with employers’ needs. It’s called WhoPlusYou. Have your clients/students create a private profile and from then on the “right jobs” will start chasing them. The Digital Media Zone de l’Université Ryerson (DMZ) - A unique ecosystem of education and entrepreneurship (digitalmediazone.ryerson.ca), is one of Canada's largest incubators and multidisciplinary spaces for young entrepreneurs. The DMZ leads the way in experiential learning and business success by creating a unique ecosystem of education and entrepreneurship.