Memberships & Affiliations
Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Technology Industries (NATI)
The Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Technology Industries (NATI) is a not-for-profit industry association representing the province’s advanced technology sector.
NATI provides leadership to the technology sector through policy development and advocacy activities. Additionally, NATI works to connect key players in the industry through networking events and regular industry communications. Program support for the development and growth of local technology companies, as well as assistance in identification, engagement, and development of export opportunities, is provided by NATI to its membership.
NATI works to fuel the growth of the technology industry in Newfoundland and Labrador. A leader in Atlantic Canada, NATI thinks and behaves like a business in pursuing opportunities that offer the most growth potential for its members.
Aerospace and Defence Industry Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (ADIANL)
The Aerospace and Defence Industry Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (ADIANL) facilitates the development of business opportunities in the Aerospace, Defence and Security sector and acts as a common forum for all Newfoundland and Labrador aerospace and defence related companies, agencies and other interested stakeholders.
ADIANL is focused on facilitating the enhancement of the industry in the following key areas:
- Building stronger recognition for Newfoundland and Labrador’s Aerospace and Defence industry within the
- Government of Newfound land and Labrador and the Government of Canada.
- Enhancing the profile and competitiveness of the provincial Aerospace and Defence industry in global markets.
- Building strong relations with trade associations in other provinces.
- Identifying specific opportunities for the benefit of the industry in the Newfoundland and Labrador.
Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA)
The Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) is a not-for-profit association of businesses that promotes the growth and development of the green economy in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
To accomplish this, NEIA must directly contribute to:
- The development of new enterprises;
- The stabilization and retention of existing local enterprises;
- The growth of existing local enterprises;
- The attraction of new enterprises to the region; and
- The creation of conditions for these activities to take place – be it through regulatory frameworks, general business climate or sector awareness
Newfoundland & Labrador Organization of Women Entrepreneurs (NLOWE)
Founded in 1997, NLOWE has been supporting and encouraging women entrepreneurs for almost two decades. Women entrepreneurs face unique challenges and opportunities; we provide the support you need to overcome challenges and take advantage of exciting opportunities as you start your venture or grow your existing business.
You can access our services free of charge, no matter where you live, because our Business Advisors are located in every region of the province and will travel to you. We stay ahead of economic trends so that we can encourage business development in key growth sectors, and we offer training opportunities to help you take advantage of changes in the economy.
NLOWE’s mandate is simple… provide programs and services that connect and support women within Newfoundland and Labrador to start, grow and advance their businesses.
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME)
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is Canada’s largest trade and industry association, and the voice of manufacturing and global business in Canada.
Founded in 1871, CME represents more than 10,000 leading companies nationwide, and – through various initiatives, including the establishment of the Canadian Manufacturing Coalition – touches more than 100,000 companies from coast to coast, engaged in manufacturing, international trade, and service-related industries. More than 85 per cent of our members are small and medium-sized enterprises.
Collectively, CME’s membership network accounts for an estimated 82 per cent of Canadian manufacturing production and 90 per cent of all goods and services exports.