Cannexus24 Exhibitor Showcase

Cannexus features an in person exhibitor showcase of organizations who offer programs, products and services of interest to career development professionals. Have a look at our Cannexus24 exhibitors to see how they can support you in your work!

ABC Life Literacy Canada is a non-profit organization that strengthens organizations that promote adult learning. We develop and support the use of high-quality introductory learning resources written in clear language. We envision a Canada where everyone has the tools and opportunities they need to improve their literacy and essential skills.

ADDvocacy ADHD & Life Skills Coaching: We are a 100% neurodivergent owned and operated company based out of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Our team of coaches support neurodivergent post-secondary students and adults across Canada who live with ADHD, Autism, Learning Disabilities, Anxiety, and co-occurring mental health challenges that impact executive functioning.

We also facilitate peer-led professional development training for employers and educators, on how to create neuro-inclusive workplaces and classrooms.

Agilec  is one of the largest employment service, career transition, and vocational rehabilitation providers in Ontario. We offer a fast, sustainable approach to those we serve, helping them move forward and succeed. Aligning with our mission to help people and organizations develop their potential, we also offer a variety of professional development trainings for Career Practitioners., powered by HIEC, is a non-profit social enterprise offering programs and services that support skilled trades pathways and remove barriers to apprenticeship. The organization works with job seekers as they prepare for and find skilled trades jobs, and supports small, medium and large employers as they hire the skilled workers they need to grow their businesses.

AWES is a non-profit organization dedicated to workplace skills training, research, and curriculum development. We specialize in developing customized skills training solutions for employers, organizations, and practitioners that respond to workplace skills needs.

Aztec has been in the business of improving adult and young adult lives through computerized skills remediation since its inception. With an industry-leading understanding of the way in which adult populations learn best, Aztec is committed to helping adult learners succeed and grow into their dreams. To educate, empower and elevate adult learners for a better tomorrow.

CACEE is Canada’s leading authority on the student journey from post-secondary studies to career success. As a professional association, we:

  • Empower Career Educators and Employers to come together to learn, connect, and collaborate,
  • Host regional a national professional development and networking events (both in-person and virtually),
  • Serve as a trusted source for evidence-based practice and thought leadership,
  • Provide a national voice for advocacy across our space and beyond.

We can’t wait to welcome you at our booth and to connect throughout Cannexus24!

The Canadian Armed Forces is comprised of the Royal Canadian Navy, Canadian Army, and Royal Canadian Air Force. With over 100 career/employment possibilities including unique paid educational programs and entry plans for Indigenous Peoples.

Shaping the future of Canada’s energy workforce.
At Careers in Energy, we match information about the industry and labour market with the needs and interests of job seekers, employers, and industry stakeholders to ensure Canada has the skilled workforce required for a thriving energy sector today and tomorrow.

CareerLabsVR is a Career Exploration system that utilizes Virtual Reality (VR) to provide an immersive and participatory experience of a career or trade.

Visit CASE at CANNEXUS! Explore limitless opportunities with our national supported employment organization. Discover exclusive member benefits and cutting-edge training programs. Learn about the magic of mentorship with our MentorAbility program and examine groundbreaking initiatives from our Innovation Lab. Join us to revolutionize employment support. Your journey starts here!

Canadian Career Development Foundation – CCDF works with organizations and governments to articulate core priorities and develop strategic solutions. We develop practical training, tools and strategies that support the delivery of quality career services, promote evidence-based policy and practice, and build quality service systems for Canadians of all ages.

CDPCBO, the Career Development Practitioners Certification Board of Ontario, is a not-for-profit organization that assesses and certifies CDPs in Ontario with the designation, CCDP. Our mandate is to raise the profile and standard for the career development profession in Ontario, advocate for the profession and provide professional development to CDPs across the province.

ChatterHigh: Ready-to-use online activities for students in grades 6-12. Examples include the smart career exploration quiz, mental health & wellness, and Federal “Learn About Your Taxes”, “Money Management & Budgeting” and “Insurance Literacy and Me” courses. Schools and students have raised over $500,000 competing in national competitions. Learn how to participate!

CERIC is a charitable organization that advances education and research in career counselling and career development, in order to increase the economic and social well-being of Canadians. It funds projects to develop innovative resources that build the knowledge and skills of diverse career and employment professionals. CERIC also annually hosts Cannexus, Canada’s largest bilingual career development conference, publishes the country’s only peer-reviewed journal, Canadian Journal of Career Development, and runs the CareerWise / OrientAction websites, providing the top career development news and views.

Since 1998, CLSR Inc. has been dedicated to elevating Canadian career development and human services sectors. Our practical personality and career assessments, along with with an array of essential tools, empower professionals dedicated to success within Canada’s career development and human services landscape.

Founded in 1972, CICan serves as the national and international voice of Canada’s largest post-secondary education network. Our work is guided by a simple yet ambitious vision: building better futures for peoples and communities. We achieve this by strengthening Canada’s system of publicly supported colleges, institutes, CEGEPs, and polytechnics. With more than 95% of Canadians living within 50 km of a member institution, and thanks to our extensive reach around the globe, the impact of our network is unmatched, delivering tangible results for students, employers and our diverse partners. Just like our members, we are an agile organization that is able to adapt and take on new projects as the need arises in order to futureproof communities in Canada and abroad. 

CompTIA is a leading advocate for the $5 trillion global information technology ecosystem; and the 50 million-plus professionals who design, implement, manage and safeguard the technology that powers the world’s economy. Through education, training, certifications, philanthropy and market research, CompTIA helps advance the industry and its workforce.

Devant: We prepare international students for career success in Canada.
Since 2019, we have helped thousands of international students and alumni across the country to successfully showcase their skills and experiences in the Canadian job market. We do this via online career development events such as industry expert panels, professional webinars, live Q&As, AI-driven virtual hiring expos, 1:1 support, and more.

Discover Year is a structured and purposeful gap year program that helps young adults build essential career and life skills. We emphasize the development of self-confidence, self-awareness, resilience and interpersonal skills such as communication, emotional intelligence and collaboration. We integrate the following components to help students take action, foster open-mindedness and live according to their authentic selves: Essential Job and Life skills workshops; Career and Life Coaching; Mentorship; Work; Travel; Community service.

DO what you love. Douglas College provides career professionals with cutting-edge training as Essential Skills Facilitators and Career Development Professionals. We are recognized leaders at delivering Indigenous and trauma-informed training for CDPs both in communities and online. Connect with us to design customized training for your organization, with fully online, virtual hybrid and in person delivery options available across Canada.

Eco Canada: From job creation and wage funding to training and labour market research, we champion the end-to-end career of environmental professionals. We act as the steward for the Canadian environmental workforce across all industries. From job creation and wage funding, to training and labour market research, we champion the end-to-end career of all environmental professionals.

Emerald Career Publishing—Wendy Enelow and Louise Kursmark, authors and publishers—is your leading source for uncommonly valuable books and resources for lifelong career management. Career experts and prolific authors for 20+ years, we bring you the latest, proven methods for creating powerful career marketing documents and managing career transition.

The ERS is an online self-assessment tool for clients and students that identifies their strengths and challenges in becoming employment ready. It assesses an individual’s readiness to enter or re-enter the workforce with 80% predictable accuracy. It measures progress after interventions, and provides you with comprehensive roll-up reports for program planning, evaluation and grant submissions. 

First Work is Ontario’s leading workforce development membership network bringing together providers of employment programming services, business leadership, academia, and government to develop and advance solutions for that bridge the gap of jobseekers, especially youth and employment opportunities.

The Future Skills Centre (FSC) is a forward-thinking centre for research and collaboration, driving innovation in skills development to prepare Canadians for the future of work. Funded by the Government of Canada’s Future Skills Program, the Future Skills Centre draws on the evidence generation, research, and knowledge mobilization expertise of our consortium members Blueprint, The Conference Board of Canada, and Toronto Metropolitan University (including the Diversity Institute and Magnet).

Futureworx helps people with diverse needs identify their strengths and goals, develop skills and achieve success in school, work, and life. We offer an expansive range of employment, educational, and training programs, as well as, business, corporate and customized services that innovatively respond to the needs of our community, our province and our partners across Canada and internationally.

Implicit Career Services has been providing purpose based planning workshops and seminars throughout North America and Europe since 1994. It’s flagship workshop The Implicit Career Search (ICS) has been studied several times and found, generally, to be three times more effective at getting unemployed individuals working than standard job search approaches. Two new programs the online Career Hero and the condensed classroom version of ICS, Working On Purpose, were recently piloted by the Alberta government with the result being that these programs have now been made available at not cost to all residents of Alberta.

InStage: Have you chatted with an AI Digital human before? We welcome you to come join us at the InStage booth and see how your peers are leveraging our AI humans – over 25K students across North America have used InStage this semester. We help boost career staff capacity and build student confidence.

InPlace Software is powerful management software for universities and colleges that supports an enterprise model for managing student workplace experiences of any form such as clinical, student-teacher, internships, industry projects, overseas engagements and more.

International Experience Canada (IEC) manages youth mobility arrangements with over 30 other countries and foreign territories to make it easier for young people between the ages of 18-35* to work and travel abroad for up to two years.*

*Country-specific requirements apply.

Magnet is Canada’s only Digital Community Workforce System. Based out of Toronto Metropolitan University, Magnet brings together technologies, creating an ever-evolving digital solution, that inclusively connects organizations and businesses with talent and opportunities.

March of Dimes: A partnership between MODC, Microsoft, and CIBC that invests in all stages of employment. This includes free training in digital literacy, career essentials and Microsoft certifications as well as mentoring and networking opportunities and job development support. SkillingUp supports job seekers to increase their employability in tech and “tech-enabled” jobs.

NACC: Do you advise people on career options? Do you consider regulated career colleges as an option? Come learn how we build training programs to meet labour force needs and create career opportunities in Canada. We train for career paths and assist in ensuring that learners can enter the right training program for them.

The Nova Scotia Career Development Association (NSCDA) is a professional organization with 850+ members and supports the career development field by providing guidance, tools, programs and training to fuel professional growth. The NSCDA connects nationally to help grow the profession and will deliver the National Career Development Certification Program.

ODEN is a professional network of employment service providers united to increase employment opportunities for people who have a disability. We have over 140 member agencies, all in the business of helping people who have a disability get into the workforce. Members are from all over Ontario and support people of all disability types. Our vision is that all people who have a disability in Ontario have access to the labour force and the ability to achieve meaningful employment.

Who You Are Matters! from narrative leader, OneLifeTools, helps career professionals find “What’s Next” with their clients. Engaging games and evidence-based narrative tools guide individuals through a narrative process rooted in their life stories. The HEROICg framework developed by Mark Franklin & Rich Feller has successfully been used with 30,000+ globally. Visit our booth to experience Who You Are Matters!

The Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean PANDA association brings together, supports and equips individuals living with ADHD, giftedness or learning disabilities, as well as those around them. Our mission covers training, professional support, awareness raising and education among the regional population. PANDA, People Apt at Negotiating Deficits of Attention!
Despite their drive, determination and capability, Canada’s youth will soon find it increasingly difficult to navigate and succeed in an ever-evolving job market. Along with our youth-focused partners, RBC® is focusing our capabilities, assets and resources to ensure youth have greater access to skills development, networking opportunities and work experience. Because when Canada’s youth succeed, we all succeed. RBC Future Launch. Empowering youth for the jobs of today
and tomorrow.

Uniquely located at the edge of the Pacific Ocean, in Vancouver Island’s historic Hatley Park, Royal Roads University is an extraordinary place of higher learning flexible enough to work with virtually any life schedule.

The Challenge Cards, created by SparkPath, help students explore real-world challenges, instead of limiting themselves to job titles. Launched in 2017, there are now over 30,000 decks of cards in use around the world. Visit our both to experience the Challenge Cards yourself! You will learn why +100 schools, higher education institutions and non-profits use the Challenge Cards. 

Uvaro is the world’s leading Career Success company. Its mission is to create more fulfilling careers for its members. Through its proprietary platform and holistic approach to learning, Uvaro provides digital upskilling training, career development services, and a network of coaches to help its members land successful roles in the tech industry and support their ongoing career development, from hired to retired. Uvaro members work for some of the world’s largest and fastest-growing technology companies, including Salesforce, PayPal, and Oracle. Learn more at

Unpacking Tech provides career practitioners and career readiness organizations, with tech industry knowledge, so they open the doorway to tech for the clients they serve. We offer workshops and access to technological resources that help organizations connect their clients to in-demand careers in tech.

VRA Canada supports vocational rehabilitation professionals and the advancement of the profession through education, communication, advocacy, and networking.

Workplace Education Manitoba (WEM) is a leading provider of Skills for Success Training Solutions including assessments, on-demand, live webinar, online, and customized classroom training for small and medium-sized businesses. WEM is proud to be the Project Lead for Government of Canada pan-Canadian Workplace Connections Project providing Skills for Success and Relational Skills Certification, and Relational Skills – proven to increase retention, engagement, performance, and profitability.

Yes is the Canadian youth employment training and job placement leader serving tens of thousands of multi-barriered youth, annually with a close to 90% success rate. Since 1968, YES has helped youth, directly and indirectly. YES collaborates with community partners across Canada, creating a stronger nation and changing lives forever.