Information and Communications Technologies

A defining characteristic of Canada’s ICT sector is the rapidly increasing rate of innovation and productivity that continually occurs—not only in the industries that produce hardware, software, components, content and services used in ICT applications, but also in the sectors that benefit from the adoption and use of these technologies. Canada's internationally renowned ICT strengths include wireless and telecom, game development and data management & analysis. Canadian ICT companies are at the forefront of innovative enabling technology solutions such as machine-to-machine technology for vertical sectors such as the extractive and infrastructure industries. With leading innovative solutions and diverse expertise in the ICT sector, Canada is well positioned to seize emerging global opportunities.

Markets offering opportunities in this sector

See which foreign markets offer the best opportunities according to our trade commissioners abroad:

Markets Reports

Market reports offer key intelligence that lets you take advantage of foreign business opportunities in the highest-demand industrial sectors. They also list important Canadian government contacts.

Asia Pacific



Hong Kong, SAR

Korea, Republic





Czech Republic







Latin America and the Caribbean

Dominican Republic



Middle East and North Africa


United Arab Emirates

United States of America and Mexico



Here are the latest events taking place in Canada and abroad in this sector. We invite you to check back regularly for updates.


Events 2017

Event TitleDatesCityCountry
Game Developers Conference (GDC)February 27-March 03San FranciscoUnited States of America

Mobile World Congress 2017February 27-March 02BarcelonaSpain

Webinar: Tap into export opportunities in VietnamMarch 03Canada

FinDEVR New York 2017March 21-22New YorkUnited States of America

Asian Development Bank – Business Opportunities FairMarch 22-23ManilaPhilippines

Fort Benning Industry DayApril 12United States of America

Canadian ICT Partnering Mission to Hong KongApril 12-17Hong KongHong Kong, SAR

East Coast Game ConferenceApril 18-20Raleigh, North CarolinaUnited States of America

DIGITAL DRAGONSMay 22-23KrakówPoland

The International Animation Film Market (Mifa)June 13-16AnnecyFrance

Salon SolutionsSeptember 26-28ParisFrance

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