Association of Chinese Canadian Entrepreneurs
The mission of Association of Chinese Canadian Entrepreneurs (ACCE) is to encourage entrepreneurship and to strengthen the competitiveness of Chinese Canadian businesses in the global market. Its objective is to assist Chinese Canadians in developing new businesses by sharing their expertise through quality training and mutual support.

Biddingo logo is Canada’s leading e-procurement portal for public and private sector bids. More than 80,000 suppliers are registered on the portal, which provides access to more than 40,000 bids published annually. CAMSC is working with to deliver enhanced member services to corporate and supplier members, and expand its national reach.

The Black Business Initiative (BBI) is the principal business and community economic development agency for the African Nova Scotian communities in the province of Nova Scotia. The BBI has as its vision to foster a dynamic and vibrant Black presence within the Nova Scotia Business Community. The BBI places priority on supporting Black owned firms to improve productivity, invest in strategic innovations and enhance regional and global competitiveness. This includes supporting business starts, business growth and business attraction to Nova Scotia.

BBPA is a non-profit, charitable organization that addresses equity and opportunity for the Black community in business, employment, education and economic development.

To encourage and support the pursuit of entrepreneurship, business, professional excellence, higher education and economic empowerment. To facilitate access to people and resources. To identify and reward excellence in achievement. To establish linkages and co-operate with other organizations on matters pertaining to business, education, economic development and community wellness. To build cross-cultural understanding and promote equity.

CATA Alliance Logo CATAAlliance and CAMSC have partnered together for a number of joint initiatives, including making use of increasingly effective online networking tools to facilitate procurement opportunities, as well as help educate, inspire and promote the richness of talent and innovation that lies within our Aboriginal and minority communities.

Established in 2003, the Canadian Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC) is committed to forming a broad-based coalition, representative of the various interests of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans-identified, Queer, Two-Spirited and Intersex (LGBT) owned businesses, allied businesses, corporations, professionals, and students for the purpose of promoting economic growth and prosperity, through public and private sector advocacy, to advance the common business interests and opportunities of its members.
CAMSC has partnered with Global Learning to offer major corporations a robust Supplier Diversity Baseline Survey.   This valuable information tool enables companies to quantify their current level of supply chain inclusiveness, obtain reportable data, and thereby build a supplier diversity program based on quantifiable and realistic goals.   Global Learning is a full service consulting and training organization that provides innovative solutions in the area of diversity, equity, and inclusion to help  a wide range of Fortune 100 clients achieve their goals.
The Global Supplier Diversity Alliance provides a unique collaborative and effective global supplier diversity platform representing international supplier diversity advocacy organizations in five countries:Collectively, these global supplier diversity advocacy organizations in Australia, Canada, China, South Africa and the UK represent over 30,000 minority-owned businesses (known by a variety of terms including Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) and Indigenous-owned businesses), 3,000 corporations and 24 regional partners.
Our driving purpose is to expose under-represented minority business owners to mainstream supply chain opportunities, helping create thousands of jobs in some of the most deprived regions – ultimately playing a major role in building sustainable communities.
The Canadian Hispanic Business Association (CHBC) promotes entrepreneurial and professional development for Hispanics in Canada, with an initial emphasis in Ontario.
The Toronto Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (THCC) is a nonprofit organization established in 2002. Their focus is to support economic development for Hispanic Business in Canada and Latin America.
CAMSC and ICCC have partnered in pursuit of the goal of introducing Indo-Canadian-owned companies into the supply chain of major corporations in Canada and the U.S.
Welcome to The Inclusive Work and Supply Council of Canada (IWSCC). We’re a non-profit third party certifier of Veteran and/or disabled owned businesses. The IWSCC assists these businesses through the certification process and offers ongoing educational and mentoring programs as well as unparalleled networking opportunities!!
Magnet is a non-profit, digital business-growth platform co-created by Ryerson University in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce in 2014. Through the intelligent matching technology, Magnet accelerates inclusive economic growth for all in Canada by advancing careers, businesses and communities.
CAMSC is closely affiliated with the NMSDC, a U.S. based organization founded in 1972, to provide procurement opportunities between minority businesses and major U.S corporations. CAMSC's reciprocity agreement with the NMSDC means that the NMSDC network recognizes and accepts CAMSC certification credentials of Canadian Aboriginal and visible minority suppliers, and that in turn, CAMSC also grants the same privileges to MBEs certified by NMSDC.

SIMSA (the Saskatchewan Industrial and Mining Suppliers Association) is a nonprofit organization representing more than 200 Saskatchewan-based supplier-members who provide goods and services to the industrial, mining, and energy sectors. SIMSA actively market our members to procurement professionals through in-person events and via the Saskatchewan Supplier Database, working to increase sales, educate stakeholders, and advocate for the members and industries we serve.



The Supplier Diversity Alliance Canada (SDAC)
The three founding organizations of the SDAC include: Canadian Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC – representing LGBT-owned businesses), Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council (CAMSC – representing Aboriginal and visible minority-owned businesses), and Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada - representing women-owned businesses).  They are all incorporated not-for profit Canadian organizations with a national scope.  It is anticipated that other categories of diverse suppliers may be represented in the future. SDAC encourages participation from organizations focused on driving economic opportunities for diverse-owned businesses through supplier diversity activities.
TECHNATION is the industry-government nexus for technology prosperity in Canada. As a member-driven, not-for-profit leading national technology association, TECHNATION has served as the authoritative national voice of the $210 billion ICT industry for over 60 years.


Women in Business Enterprise
A Canadian non-profit led by corporate members, WBE Canada connects women owned business enterprises (WBEs) with the growing global demand the public and private sectors, who are seeking the many benefits of working with diverse and innovative suppliers.  In addition to certification, WBE Canada delivers mentoring, training, tools and best practices and in-depth programs for women's enterprises to build capacity, to bid successfully on procurement contracts, and to maintain a competitive advantage in their specific market - thereby facilitating sustainable economic growth.
WEConnect International in Canada
WEConnect International is global partner of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) in the U.S. It leverages this strong long-term partnership to provide opportunity to the organizations WEConnect International partners within all target countries, including Canada. Together, they are responsible for ensuring universal women's business enterprise certification standards and processes are maintained by our respective affiliates and local partner organizations.
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