Interested in becoming a sponsor for this international event? For additional information, please contact Mariette Mulaire, President and CEO at ANIM, at mmulaire@animcanada.com or by phone at (204) 253-4888.

Manitoba Hydro

Manitoba Hydro is a provincial Crown Corporation and one of the largest integrated electricity and natural gas distribution utilities in Canada. We serve 542,000 electric customers throughout Manitoba and 267,000 natural gas customers in various communities throughout southern Manitoba.

We have maintained a position of being among the lowest cost providers of domestic electricity rates in Canada and offer a wide range of energy services and programs to our customers, either directly or through our business interests. Nearly all electricity we generate is from self-renewing water power from 14 hydroelectric generating stations, primarily on the Winnipeg, Saskatchewan and Nelson rivers.

We are the major distributor of natural gas in the province, delivering natural gas to nearly 100 communities in the province.

Manitoba Lotteries Corporation

A provincial Crown corporation, Manitoba Lotteries provides an exciting gaming and entertainment experience to its customers. As a result, the corporation contributes to the lives of Manitobans through provincial programs, community enhancement and employment opportunities.

Manitoba Lotteries is responsible for conducting and managing gaming in the province. Revenues generated from gaming products and services have a direct and positive impact on Manitobans with net revenue allocated towards government programming in areas such as health, education, social and community services, and economic development.

Manitoba Lotteries takes great pride in supporting our communities in many ways and is proud of its role in the development of this province.


MTS delivers solutions that enable business in a Global Marketplace.

MTS is the leading full-service communications provider for residential and business customers in Manitoba. Our suite of services include the latest in wireless technology, MTS High-Speed Internet Service, MTS Ultimate TV Service and an extensive range of business solutions.

RBC Royal Bank

RBC Royal Bank was established in Halifax in 1901 and has since grown into Canada’s largest bank as measured by assets and market capitalisation. As one of North America’s leading diversified financial service companies, the firm provides personal and commercial banking, wealth management services, insurance, corporate and investment banking and transaction processing services on a global basis, serving over 55 countries worldwide.

RBC strives to be the financial services partner for you and your business by providing unparalleled advice and service from a dedicated team with specialised industry-specific knowledge and expertise. RBC uses client discovery processes and relationship plans to ensure the clients’ and the businesses’ unique needs are met. Effective risk management strategies can secure your business’s future through Employee Loyalty Services, customised insurance coverage, and business succession planning. Clients feel confident with RBC’s advice you can bank on.

Winnipeg Free Press

Among major newspaper markets, the Winnipeg Free Press has the highest readership in Canada, and is the province’s leading source of news.

Founded in 1872 – two years before the city of Winnipeg was born – it was honoured as the best news organization in Canada in 2009 by the Canadian Journalism Foundation. Its website is the top local news site on the Prairies, with about 13 million page views a month.

The Free Press is also Canada’s largest independent newspaper, owned by FP Canadian Newspapers Limited Partnership, a company founded by Ronald Stern and Bob Silver, two businessmen with strong Winnipeg roots.

CBC Radio One

CBC is Canada’s national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions. CBC Radio One morning hosts, Terry MacLeod and Marcy Markusa give listeners local perspectives to their news, weather and traffic. CBC News Winnipeg at 5, 5:30 & 6 p.m. deliver the news that matters with Janet Stewart, Mitch Peacock and John Sauder.





CN is more than just a railroad, we’re a transportation company offering our customers the right supply chain solutions. With over 80 transload facilities across our 21,000-mile (33,796 km) network and access to the three coasts, CN is a leader in intermodal services. We work closely with ports and terminal operators to allow our customers to gain market share.

Johnston Group

Johnston Group provides benefit services to more than 27,000 small to mid-size businesses and their employees. With over $300 million in premiums under its administration, and over a quarter of a century of experience, Johnston Group’s strength lies in its administrative capabilities. Headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Johnston Group has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies for the past 11 years.

KPMG Enterprise

KPMG Enterprise(TM) is a national network of professionals dedicated exclusively to helping Canadian business owners and entrepreneurs build value in their business and grow thriving enterprises.  Period.  It’s all we do.  Visit www.kpmg.ca/enterprise or www.kpmg.ca/bottomlineblog


Manpower® is the global leader in contingent and permanent recruitment workforce solutions. We provide the agility businesses need with a continuum of staffing solutions. By leveraging our trusted brand, we have built a deeper talent pool to provide our clients access to the people they need, faster.  manpower.ca

Taylor McCaffrey LLP

For over 60 years, we have offered affordable, quality legal services. We have assisted several newcomers immigrate and establish their businesses in Manitoba. We treat our customers efficiently, on time and with respect, while attending to their needs, budgets and objectives, ensuring a positive experience.

Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP

Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS Law) is one of the leading business, employment, advocacy and dispute resolution law firms in Manitoba. TDS provides legal services to clients across multiple industries including aerospace, agribusiness, life sciences, manufacturing, natural resources, technology and transportation. Our firm serves clients in seven languages.

Association of Manitoba Municipalities


Canad Inns

CBC News Winnipeg


Cruise Media Group Inc.

Economic Development Winnipeg / Tourism Winnipeg

Pitblado Law

TD Bank

Winnipeg Airport Authority

Avenue 4


Travel Manitoba



City of Winnipeg


Frontiers North Adventures

Preferred supplier of strategic merchandise

MacDon Industries Ltd.

Motor Coach Industries