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Plus, my list of 200+ Canadian Associations, below:

 

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Jenn’s List of 200+ Canadian Associations

The following list contains external 3rd party links and is for information purposes only.

Thank you to Ilise Benun of Marketing-mentor.com for suggesting a list of Canadian Associations. Check out Ilise Benun's list of US Trade Associations here: https://www.marketing-mentor.com/pages/trade-list

ADVERTISING | COMMUNICATION | MARKETING 

Advertising & Design Club of Canada

American Marketing Association -Toronto

Association of Canadian Advertisers

Canadian Association of Marketing Professionals (CAMP)

Canadian Marketing Association

Canadian Media Directors Council

Canadian Public Relations Society

APPAREL | FASHION

Canadian Apparel Federation

Canadian Jewellers  Association

Canadian Jewellery Expos

Luggage, Leather Goods, Handbags & Accessories Association of Canada

National Shoe Retailers Association

The Canadian Textile Association

Toronto Fashion Incubator

Spa Industry Association Canada

The Association of Image Consultants International

AUTOMOTIVE

Canadian Automotive Dealers Association

Canadian Recreational Vehicle Association

The Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association

BEAUTY | PERSONAL CARE

Allied Beauty Association

Canadian Cosmetic Toiletry & Fragrance Association

BUSINESS

Aboriginal Professional Association of Canada

Board of Trade

Canadian Association of Business Incubation

Canadian Association of Virtual Assistants

Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business

Canadian Federation of Independent Business

Canadian Franchise Association

Canadian Professional Sales Association

Canadian Society of Association Executives

Chamber of Commerce

Canada Certified Management Consultants

COACHING

International Coach Federation

The International Coach Federation

CONSTRUCTION

Canadian Construction Association                                                         

Canadian Home Builders Association

CONSUMER ELECTRONICS

Electro Federation Canada

EDUCATION

Canadian Association for University Continuing Education

Canadian Society for Training and Development

Colleges and Institutes Canada

Universities Canada

EVENT | EXHIBITION

Association of Destination Management Executives

Canadian Association of Exposition Management

Canadian Society of Professional Event Planners

International Special Events Society of Canada

Meeting Professionals International

Meetings Canada Society for Incentive Travel Excellence

Wedding Planners Institute of Canada

FOOD | BEVERAGE

Baking Association of Canada

Beer Canada

Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers

Canadian Beverage Association

Canadian Cake Decorators Guild

Canadian Culinary Federation

Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers

Canadian Vintners Association

Coffee Association of  Canada

Food & Consumer Products Canada

Restaurants Canada

Tea Association of Canada

The Canadian Health Food Association

INFORMATION & TECHNOLOGY

Entertainment Software Association of Canada

Canadian Artificial Intelligence Association

The Association of Professional Computer Consultants

Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance

VR/AR Association – Toronto

Information Technology Association of Canada

Canadian Association of I.T. Professionals

CIO Association of Canada

Society of Internet Professionals

MEDIA | PUBLISHING

Academy of Canadian Cinema & TV

Association of Canadian Publishers

Canadian Association of Broadcasters

Canadian Media Guild

Canadian Media Production Association

Commercial Production Association of Toronto

Directors Guild of Canada

Documentary Organization of Canada

Independent Media Arts Alliance

Interactive Ontario

Magazines Canada Masthead

Newspapers Canada

North American Broadcasters Association

Television Bureau  of  Canada

The Canadian Association of Journalists

The Canadian Digital Media Network

Writers Guild of Canada

MEDICAL | HEALTH

Canadian Academy of Sport & Exercise Medicine

Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors

Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists

Canadian Association of Optometrists

Canadian Association of Social Workers

Canadian Chiropractic Association

Canadian Counselling & Psychotherapy Association

Canadian Dental Association

Canadian Medical Association

Canadian Nurses Association

Canadian Nutrition Society

Canadian Pharmacists Association

Canadian Physiotherapy Association

Dietitians of Canada

Registered Massage Therapists’ of Ontario

The College of Family Physicians of Canada

WOMEN

Canadian Association of Women Executives & Entrepreneurs

Canadian Women in Technology (a division of CATAlliance)

Tech Girls Canada

Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology

ADVERTISING | COMMUNICATION | MARKETING 

The Society of Technical Communication  (Toronto  Chapter)

The Institute of Communication Agencies

The Interactive Advertising Bureau of Canada

The International Association of Business Communicators (Canada)

ARTS | CULTURE

Art Consultants Canada

Art Dealers Association of Canada

Artist-Run Centres & Collectives Conference

Associated Designers of Canada

Business for the Arts

Canadian Artists’ Representation

Canadian Arts Coalition

Canadian Arts Summit

Canadian Craft Federation

Canadian Dance Assembly

Canadian Federation of Musicians

Canadian Museums Association

 Canadian Society of Children’s Authors,Illustrators and Performers

Editors’ Association of Canada

Federation of Canadian Music Festivals

Festivals and Major Events in Canada Fringe Festivals

Playwrights Guild of Canada

Professional Association of Canadian Theatres

Professional Writers Association of Canada

Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada

Storytellers of Canada

Talent Agents & Managers Association of Canada

Visual Arts Alliance

Writers’ Union of Canada

Business

Futurepreneur Canada

Presidents of Enterprising Organizations

Professional Organizers in Canada

The Canadian Council of Chief Executives

The Project Management Association of Canada

Toronto Association of Business Improvement Areas

Canadian Association of Professional Speakers

Entrepreneurs Organization – Toronto Chapter

Family Enterprise Exchange (Family run business) 

DESIGN

Architecture Canada

Association of Canadian Industrial Designers

 Canadian Decorators’ Association

Canadian Society of Landscape Architects

Canada’s Professional Association for Design

Association of Registered Graphic Designers

Interior Designers of Canada

The Type Directors Club

FINANCIAL

Canadian Association of Accredited Mortgage Professionals

Chartered Professional Accountants

Credit Union Central of Canada

Institute of Professional Bookkeepers of Canada

The Association of Professional Accounting & Tax Consultants

The Financial Advisors Association of Canada

Toronto Financial Services Alliances

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FITNESS | SPORTS

To be updated soon.

FREELANCERS

CMG Freelancers (Canadian Media Guild)

Canadian Freelance Union

HOSPITALITY

The Hotel Association of Canada

Federation of Ontario Bed & Breakfast Accommodation

HORTICULTURE | FLORICULTURE

Canadian Nursery Landscape Association

Flowers Canada – Retail

Flowers Canada Growers

Ontario Horticultural Association

HUMAN RESOURCES

Canadian Council of Human Resources Associations

Human Resources Professionals Association

INSURANCE

Canadian Life & Health Insurance Association

Insurance Bureau of Canada

LEGAL

Federation of Law Societies Canada                                                        

Canadian Association of Paralegals

LIBRARY

Canadian Library Association

MANUFACTURING

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters  

Made in Montreal

NON-PROFIT | PHILANTHROPY

Association of Fundraising Professionals Imagine Canada

Ontario Non-Profit Network Philanthropic Foundations of Canada

OFFICE

Canadian Office Products Association 

PHOTOGRAPHY

Canadian Association of Photographic Art

CAPIC: Canadian Association of Professional Image Creators

News Photographers Association of Canada

Professional Photographers of Canada

Professional Wedding Photographers of Canada

REAL ESTATE

The Appraisal Institute of Canada

Canadian Real Estate Association

Real Estate Staging Association

RETAIL

Retail Council of Canada

Canadian Gift Association

RETIREMENT

Canadian Association of Retired People (CARP)

Canadian Home Care Association

Ontario Retirement Communities Association

TRAVEL & TOURISM

Association of Travel Agencies

Canadian Association of Tour Operators

Canadian Business Aviation Association

Ontario Culinary Tourism Alliance

Tourism Industry Association of Canada

Tourism Toronto

TELECOM | WIRELESS

 Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association

VETERINARY

Canadian Veterinary Medical Association