Our relationship with industry

Over the past 60 years, CCC has developed a network of unique relationships with Canadian exporters, and serves as an associate member of various industry organizations.

Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC)

The Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC) is the national trade association that represents the interests of more than 400 Canadian aerospace manufacturing and service companies serving the global aerospace market in the commercial, defence and space segments. AIAC strives to build a business and investment climate in which Canadian aerospace companies can continue to grow and compete on the world stage. www.aiac.ca

Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI)

The Canadian Association of Defence and Securities Industries (CADSI) is a not-for-profit national business association that represents more than 975 member companies who are essential contributors to Canada’s national defence and security and generate over 12.6 billion dollars to the Canadian economy every year. CADSI helps foster an environment for member firms to thrive in the domestic and international defence and security marketplaces, thereby contributing to Canada's defence and security goals. CADSI supports its member firms through advocacy, business development, and various networking opportunities. www.defenceandsecurity.ca

Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME)

Established in 1871, the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) is Canada's largest trade and industry association that focuses on issues most critical to its members including competitiveness and international business development. CME represents businesses in all sectors of manufacturing and exporting activity across Canada. The organization is committed to promoting the competitiveness of Canadian manufacturers and the success of Canada's goods and services exporters in markets around the world. CME offers solutions through its leadership in advocacy, business intelligence, and business development. www.cme-mec.ca

Canadian Council on Africa

The Canadian Council on Africa (CCAfrica) is a private sector, member driven, non-profit organization dedicated to the economic development of Africa. With over 150 members active in every sector of the economy – including education, infrastructure, natural resources, energy, and finance – CCAfrica is at the forefront of Canada's economic relationship with Africa. CCAfrica holds conferences, seminars and briefings throughout Canada on various topics, hosts African business and political delegations, and leads business delegations to Africa. www.ccafrica.ca