Exhibitor Showcase

Cannexus features a virtual exhibitor showcase of organizations who offer programs, products and services of interest to career development professionals. Have a look at our Cannexus22 exhibitors to see how they can support you in your work! 

The Canadian Council for Youth Prosperity (CCYP) is a national, non-profit, cross-sector collaboration of community and corporate leaders, driving co-ordination and boosting the infrastructure that supports the youth workforce development ecosystem. Our work addresses system standards, system navigation for young jobseekers and employers, and enhancing system capacity to support youth living with trauma, mental health or disability challenges.

CASE is a national association for the supported employment sector.  We work with employment service providers, employers, community allies, and stakeholders working toward the employment inclusion of people experiencing disability. We strive to facilitate full participation in the labour force by offering resources, expertise, and support to service providers.  Our organization embraces diversity and believes in opportunities for all. Through workforce participation, we promote full citizenship and social inclusion for Canadians who have a disability.

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.

Great training materials matter. Knowing how to deliver them matters more. Change it Up provides strengths-based, soft-skill employment training in ready-to-use workshops that are holistic, hands-on, learner-centered, and trauma aware. We magnify impact through online Facilitation Training to support the people delivering these resources. Because supporting facilitators supports learners. It increases learner success and builds better outcomes for people, programs and organizations. That’s how Change it Up makes a difference.

As the PetroLMI Division of Energy Safety Canada, we are your source for labour market information and trends in Canada’s energy industry. We collaborate with the oil and gas industry, governments, educators and training agencies to support and advance the development of a sustainable, skilled and productive workforce. PetroLMI specializes in providing oil and gas labour market data and insights, as well as resources for our workforce and career planning. Our Careers in Energy website allows you to browse and search labour market data, career planning tools and resources, and compare more than 170 occupations in the energy sector.

Catapult Canada is a national, community-building platform powered by the Rideau Hall Foundation, that aims to increase equity of learning access for youth. It does this through partnerships, grants, resource sharing and mentorship opportunities. Join Catapult staff and grantees to discuss and learn more about innovative approaches to supporting youth in and outside of the classroom.

DO what you love. Douglas College provides career practitioners with cutting-edge training as Essential Skills Facilitators and Career Development Practitioners. 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.

The Future Skills Centre (FSC) is a forward-thinking centre for research and collaboration dedicated to preparing Canadians for employment success. We believe Canadians should feel confident about the skills they have to succeed in a changing workforce. As a pan-Canadian community, we are collaborating to rigorously identify, test, measure, and share innovative approaches to assessing and developing the skills Canadians need to thrive in the days and years ahead. The Future Skills Centre was founded by a consortium whose members are Ryerson University, Blueprint ADE, and The Conference Board of Canada, and is funded by the Government of Canada’s Future Skills Program.

Our mission at eLoft Careers is to maximize student and graduate success in today’s job market by teaching job search skills that work. We partner with Career Educators across public education, private education and government services to accelerate student and graduate job market success by complementing your existing job search services with expertly developed on-line/on-demand courses covering the 4 pillars of job search.

The Government of Canada’s International Experience Canada (IEC) program manages youth mobility arrangements that allow Canadian citizens, aged 18-35, to obtain a work permit to work and travel in more than 35 partner countries and foreign territories for up to two years, depending on country-specific requirements. As a reciprocal program, youth citizens from these partner countries can do the same in Canada. Youth are able to develop both personally and professionally as they take on an IEC adventure.

Magnet is digital social innovation platform, founded at Ryerson University. Through the Magnet Network, our mission is to accelerate inclusive economic growth for all in Canada by advancing careers, businesses and communities.

The Marine Institute (MI) is a recognized world-leading centre for marine and ocean-related career education, training and applied research. As a campus of Memorial University, MI provides a full range of industry-driven programs focusing on the marine sciences and technology at the undergraduate and graduate-level, offering everything from certificates and diplomas to Bachelors, Masters and PhDs.

Since 1969, Naylor Association Solutions has been devoted to building stronger trade and professional associations by delivering products and services that strengthen relationships and generate non-dues revenue. We offer a comprehensive set of unified solutions, including member communications, virtual and in-person event management, career and database software, and association management. Our expert combination of excellent customer service and cross-departmental services fuels our purpose to help associations succeed. Naylor is CERIC’s communications partner for Careering Magazine, CareerWise Weekly Newsletter and CareerWise/OrientAction websites. Learn more about Naylor at www.naylor.com and CERIC’s communications at https://www.officialmediaguide.com/ceric.

The Nova Scotia Career Development Association (NSCDA) is a not-for-profit professional organization with approximately 700 members from across the province. The NSCDA’s goal is to strengthen the role of the career development profession within Nova Scotia by providing both guidance and the tools to ensure members can maximize their potential. The NSCDA does this by providing members with a RPL-Based Certification Program, career development and training opportunities, networking events and a highly anticipated annual conference.

Our youth are full of potential. With the world of work changing, we need to help ensure that they’re prepared for what’s next. That’s why we created RBC Future Launch, a program that increases access to skill development, networking opportunities and work experience, empowering the youth of today for the jobs of tomorrow.

The Ontario Disability Employment Network (ODEN) is a professional body of over 140 employment service providers united to increase employment opportunities for people who have a disability. Members are from every corner of the province and support people of all disability types. Beyond Ontario, we have connections with organizations in most provinces and territories of Canada. ODEN is also the home of Jobs Ability Canada – an AI driven virtual job recruitment platform built by and for people who have a disability. This exclusive platform connects businesses who are intentional in their disability-inclusive hiring with job seekers who have a disability.

Technology will continually evolve and disrupt industries across all sectors. SAIT‘s boldest transformation to date — the School for Advanced Digital Technology — will arm you with the digital skills needed for a future-proof career. Whether you’re launching your career or upgrading your skills, we’ll make sure you’re ready to thrive in the new economy. As a SAIT graduate, a fearless future will be yours for the taking.

Support others and make a lasting difference with professional training from SFU Continuing Studies. From career development to mental health and wellness support, to the skills needed by tomorrow’s workers, our leading-edge programs provide relevant professional development for today’s leaders. Our Career Development Practitioner Certificate with practicum and our part-time Rehabilitation and Disability Management Diploma are now available online.

University of Calgary Continuing Education offers over 1,200 courses and seminars for personal and professional development, most of which can be taken online. We offer an online 200-hour Certificate in Career Development and Academic Advising, and a 300-hour online Certificate in Adult Learning specializing in Career and Academic Advising.

Connect. Learn. Share. Join representatives of the Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada (VRA) to find out more about membership, our Online Learning Academy and other learning opportunities such as webinars and conferences.

Windmill Microlending is a non-profit registered charity serving newcomers since 2005. We offer affordable microloans up to $15,000 to help skilled immigrants and refugees continue their careers in Canada. Funded by the public and private sector, Windmill is Canada’s largest and most successful microlending program for immigrants and refugees. On average, our clients triple their income by the time their microloan is repaid. Our program is managed with the challenges of immigration and settlement in mind and with client success as our goal.

Youth Employment Services YES is the Canadian youth employment training, programming, and job placement leader, serving tens of thousands annually with an 83% success rate. As part of HSBC Career Accelerator, YES’s national knowledge transfer and training program, YES empowers youth-serving organizations across the country through free Future Skills and Financial Literacy and Inclusion resources, training and support.