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




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 | 2018

Event TitleDatesCityCountry
IBC (International Broadcasting Convention)September 15-October 18AmsterdamNetherlands

Salon SolutionsSeptember 26-28ParisFrance

Canadian ICT Business Mission to Yerevan in the Republic of Armenia, 29 September – 4 October 2017September 29-October 04YerevanArmenia

Atlanta Cyber WeekOctober 02-06AtlantaUnited States of America

IoT (Internet of Things)October 03-05BarcelonaSpain

GITEX Technology WeekOctober 08-12DubaiUnited Arab Emirates

Canada-Poland Business ForumOctober 19-20SopotPoland

Health Innovation WeekOctober 21-25DublinIreland

Canadian Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Mission to the Dominican Republic and Costa Rica (7th edition)October 30-November 03Santo Domingo & San JoséCosta Rica

FIHAV 2017 Havana International FairOctober 30-November 03HavanaCuba

Game Connection 2017November 01-03ParisFrance

Canada@AfricaCom 2017November 06-09Cape TownSouth Africa

Luxembourg Internet Days 2017November 14-15Luxembourg-KirchbergLuxembourg

Lyon Booster CampNovember 14-16LyonFrance

Events 2018

Event TitleDatesCityCountry
ISE (Integrated Systems Europe) 2018February 06-09AmsterdamNetherlands

Mobile World Congress 2018February 26-March 01BarcelonaSpain

Game Developers Conference 2018March 19-23San FranciscoUnited States of America

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