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As a Canadian non-profit organization, CanadaCleantech leverages provincial and territorial strengths to be the reference, the national voice for the cleantech sector nationwide. Aside from the four co-founders – Alberta Clean Technology Industry Alliance (ACTia), BC Cleantech CEO Alliance, Ecotech Quebec and MaRS Cleantech – its network extends to 200+ cleantech CEOs and several Provincial/Territorial organizations. CanadaCleantech Alliance coordinates regional clusters, associations and hubs to identify and crowdsource issues, obtain guidance and mobilize for change. CanadaCleantech uses a comprehensive and coordinated approach that takes regional realities into account. It encourages its partners to go beyond sharing information and emphasizes joint value creation by generating new knowledge together.

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The Canadian Global Exploration Forum (CGEF) is the only registered Canadian organization that serves and promotes Canadian-based International oil and gas Exploration and Production companies. CGEF advocates for Canadian internationally focused oil and gas companies, and facilitates cooperation among producing companies, oilfield service companies, government and academia through the sharing of expertise, technology and opportunities. Through this collaboration, CGEF is able to promote the values, standards and best practices of the Canadian oil industry, and allow small businesses in Canada to compete with international oil and service companies.

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The Environmental Services Association of Alberta (ESAA) is a not-for-profit, event funded and membership driven association dedicated to supporting a strong environmental services industry. Since its establishment, ESAA has provided its members with educational publications and conferences, as well as valuable networking opportunities. Acting as a voice for the environment industry, ESAA continuously monitors regulatory changes and actively pursues and participates in opportunities with government agencies to develop effective regulations and policies. ESAA is committed to promoting its many members and their services.

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Helping Grow Your International Business

For Canadian Oil & Gas companies, pursuing a global diversification strategy is more important than ever. As Canada’s export credit agency and a financial Crown corporation, EDC’s mandate is to help such companies go, grow, and succeed in their international business by providing financing, insurance, bonding, trade knowledge, and matchmaking connections. We also support Canadian direct investment abroad and investment into Canada, with much of our business done in partnership with other financial institutions and through collaboration with the Government of Canada.

To learn more about how we help expand Oil & Gas businesses’ global presence and revenue, visit our dedicated Oil & Gas website, or schedule a free consultation call with a Trade Advisor.

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Global Petroleum Show (GPS) is the most important energy event in North America attracting more than 50,000 international and domestic oil & gas executives from over 20,000 companies, high-level government officials, National and International Oil Companies (NOC’s & IOC’s), thought leaders and influencers from than 115 countries around the world.

For 50 years, GPS has been the premier international meeting place for the industry to introduce new technologies, share ideas, meet new prospects, and do business together. Over this period, the energy industry has gone through significant transformation globally and will continue to evolve. The energy industry will remain a global economic growth driver with GPS playing an integral part in the sector’s development and advancement. The show provides a platform for all industry players to share new technologies, develop strategies for oil & gas, renewables, and introduce new energy sources not yet discovered.

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Alberta is Canada’s energy province and is a leader in environmental management, technological innovation and responsible energy development. The Government of Alberta is committed to building a resilient, robust and diversified Alberta economy, which includes facilitating export development and investment attraction from around the globe while offering support, services and programs to help Alberta’s innovative companies expand into new markets, attract international partners and grow their business. The Alberta Export Expansion Package offers a suite of three programs designed to prepare Alberta companies for success in new international markets, and Alberta’s strategic network of 12 international offices supports the province’s strong international presence while developing important business and government relationships worldwide.

For more information on the Government of Alberta’s export and investment attraction services, visit or

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As part of Global Affairs Canada, the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) helps Canadian companies and organizations succeed globally. The TCS has trade offices across Canada and in over 160 offices around the world. We can provide Canadian businesses with on-the-ground intelligence, qualified contacts, partnership opportunities and practical advice on foreign markets to help you make better, more timely and cost-effective decisions in order to achieve your goals abroad. If you are looking to do business in Canada, the TCS global network of trade professionals can assist foreign companies in making Canada their next investment destination. You can find a Trade Commissioner by location and sector here.

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ICORE’s vision is to achieve regulatory excellence for a just, prosperous, and sustainable world. In 2014, the Alberta Energy Regulator began working with experts at the University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Program on Regulation to launch the Regulatory Excellence initiative to help define regulatory excellence for jurisdictions all over the globe. Through this initiative, a made-in-Canada model for regulatory excellence was created, which affirms three core attributes in building and preserving public trust, credibility, and confidence. These core attributes of regulatory excellence – stellar competence, utmost integrity, and empathic engagement – are the central pillars that will place regulators in a favourable position to build and sustain public trust and credibility.

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The Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) is a not-for-profit association of businesses that promotes the development of clean technology and the growth of the green economy in Newfoundland and Labrador. In pursuit of these objectives, NEIA focuses its activities and initiatives in six areas to drive business growth, by providing: a support framework for entrepreneurs and start-ups; networks to help increase productivity and competitiveness; tools to encourage and foster innovation; export and international business development programming; training and professional development opportunities tailored to environmental sector employees; and leadership on policy and advocacy issues. NEIA’s membership includes firms in the province that provide clean technology solutions to the challenges faced by energy industries.

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Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada (PTAC) is a Canadian hydrocarbon industry association that serves as a neutral non-profit facilitator of collaborative R&D and technology development, and operates in partnership with all industry stakeholders to transform challenges into opportunities. By effectively leveraging financial resources and technical expertise through our proven model, PTAC has been able to able to support collaborative networks which advance innovative R&D and technology development projects, that address pertinent industry challenges through activities which reduce costs, improve operational efficiencies, enhance environmental stewardship, advance regulatory development, and provide our industry with the social licence to operate.

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The Petroleum Services Association of Canada is the national trade association representing the service, supply and manufacturing sectors within the upstream energy services industry. As the voice of Canada’s energy service, supply and manufacturing sectors, PSAC advocates for its members to enable the continued innovation, technological advancement and in-the-field experience they supply to Canada’s energy explorers and producers, helping to increase efficiency, improve safety and protect the environment.

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The Maritimes Energy Association is an independent, not-for-profit organization representing businesses that provide goods and services to the energy industry in eastern Canada – offshore & onshore, renewable, non-renewable & cleantech, domestic & export markets. Its membership primarily consists of local businesses that are part of the supply chain and employ thousands of people, injecting millions of dollars into our regional economy. The mandate of the Association is to support the maximization of Atlantic Canadian participation in the supply of both goods and services to meet the needs of the energy industry. Its purpose is to identify, promote and support the development of opportunities for member companies.

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