Sponsorship and exhibit opportunities

Increase your corporate visibility and exposure to Ontario’s public colleges, which serve 500,000 students and clients each year.

If you’re interested in reaching a higher level of product/service recognition in this fiercely competitive market, you owe it to yourself to take advantage of all the extras a Colleges Ontario conference has to offer. Let us be your solution in targeting the sector by choosing the best sponsorship opportunities suited for you.

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Why Sponsor?
Whether your organization is large or small, national or international, there are many opportunities to involve your organization in this event. You can enhance your participation at this event by sponsoring an educational session/event, promotional items and/or exhibit floor opportunity.

To discuss sponsorship opportunties tailored to your organization’s budget and goals, please contact:

Loretta Piattelli
Manager, Member Relations & Services
Colleges Ontario
(647) 258-7684

2018 sponsors and exhibitors

Platinum Sponsors

Plenary speaker sponsor, Chantal Hébert

Borden Ladner Gervais is Canada’s law firm. An integrated, national and full-service firm, it is recognized for its business law, commercial litigation and arbitration, and intellectual property expertise. BLG is consistently recognized as a top law firm by a number of legal directories, underscoring its depth of expertise and commitment to delivering outstanding client service. The firm consists of more than 700 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals in offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal.

For more information about the firm and our people, please visit blg.com.

Registration app sponsor

The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) is a non-profit, self-governing, professional association of over 25,000 members.

OACETT is Ontario’s independent certifying body for engineering and applied science technicians and technologists and confers the designations C.Tech. (Certified Technician) and C.E.T. (Certified Engineering Technologist).

Plenary speaker sponsor, The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin

As an independent not-for-profit organization and proud partner of the Ontario college system, technology and innovation are at the heart of our business – we leverage the power of data, people, and partnerships to deliver leading-edge systems, dependable technology, and cost-effective solutions across the higher education sector. Every year, we provide the pathways and support that help over 200,000 individuals take the first step toward a brighter future through Ontario’s public colleges.

We care a lot about what we do. Learn more about us at www.ocas.ca

Silver Sponsors

Delegate bag sponsor

Akran Marketing is an innovative branding and premium incentive company that provides exceptional service to the Educational sector. Committed to Corporate Social Responsibility, Akran delivers creative ideas for sales promotions, trade shows, specialty advertising solutions, and motivational gifts. For educators, Akran supplies premium incentives for student recruitment, retention and special events – always on budget, on target and on time.

Concurrent speaker sponsor, Dr. Andrea Levinson

Central Michigan University has offered master’s degrees in Canada since 1977. CMU supports the continuing education of all students from young adults acquiring new skills on our main campus to adult learners advancing their careers or setting off in new directions.

Print sponsor

Detonate Group is a Print/Design Agency that specializes in bridging the gap between graphic design and print.

By working together with our team of experienced designers, we bring solutions to the table to make projects look their very best and stay within budget.

We pride ourselves on the relationships we have built with our industry partners to be able to provide the best possible pricing, guarantee the highest quality product and fastest turnaround times.

 AV sponsor

FMAV is the audiovisual and event technology company for people who plan live events. Clients trust FMAV because we intimately understand the importance – and the emotion – of what they have been tasked with: to create a connection.

Wi-Fi sponsor

Johnson Insurance is a proud supporter of college alumni in Ontario and across Canada! For over 20 years, our partnerships, specializing in home, auto, and travel have given us the opportunity to be the insurer of choice with many of your alumni members. Johnson Insurance is elated to be a sponsor at the Higher Education Summit once again this year to show our continuous support to post-secondary education in our communities.

Digital sponsor

SMDVR is dedicated to creating ideas using state of the art virtual reality, augmented reality, and 360 video. Our success is built around concepts we create digitally, and experiences individuals react to physically and emotionally.


Bronze Sponsors