Welcome to the big leagues! Ottawa is home to many world leading companies across diverse sectors, including yours. So now what? Interested in expanding your ecosystem? Encouraging a growing local talent pool for your sector? Looking for entrepreneurs and startups to innovate on your platform? Or maybe participate in or sponsor a business acceleration program?
To promote Ottawa’s diversifying economy, Invest Ottawa manages and promotes several key sector programs. We regularly hold networking events and act as a central resource for each sector. Recognized as Ottawa’s prime economic growth generators, these groups are dedicated to bringing together similar companies and stakeholders to strengthen the sector’s ability to attract employees, investment, funding, and facilities. Get connected with your Invest Ottawa sector group and you will be able to participate in events, expand your network and your industry.
Invest Ottawa’s key sector groups include: wireless, photonics, aerospace and defence, cleantech, life sciences, film, television and digital media, and financial services.
The city is also home to a number of industry-driven clusters:
- GENERATOR – Ottawa’s Digital Media Cluster
- Ottawa Life Sciences
- Ottawa Clean Technology Initiative
- Ottawa ebusiness Cluster
- Ottawa Photonics Cluster
- Ottawa Regional Contact Centre Association
- Ottawa Security Cluster
- Ottawa Software Cluster
- Ottawa Tourism
- Ottawa Wireless Cluster
Other opportunities to expand you sector include:
- sharing your success stories, lessons learned, best practices and more
- mentorship for students, young entrepreneurs and startups
- speaking engagements at sector-specific events
- join program committees for monthly, annual, special and industry specific events