How to Join CATAAlliance

Welcome and thank you for your interest in CATAAlliance. Please take a few minutes to read an Open Letter from CATA's National Spokesperson, Terry Matthews, including a short video from CATA CEO, John Reid, on Why Join CATA.

Now here is a simple four step process to be first in line to receive benefits and opportunities offered through our expanding business networks.

Step One

Take a few minutes to review the CATA Mandate and Why Join CATA  for a full understanding of the scope and reach of our activities. The last item lists organizations that have recently joined.

CATAAtlantic is a subsidiary organization of the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA), Canada's largest high tech trade association. CATAAtlantic works closely with the Carlisle Institute to grow the revenues of its Atlantic Canadian members by creating a collaborative edge -- a chain of expanding value that ripples across Canada's Innovators, Commercializers, Users, and Professionals.

Step Two

Determine from the Membership categories below, where your organization fits:

  • CORPORATE Membership
    For corporations with Canadian offices, typically engaged in research and development activities or selling technology solutions to the Canadian private and/or public sector market.

  • INTERNATIONAL Membership
    For corporations outside of Canada, engaged in a strategic partnership or business collaboration with CATA designed to advance mutual interests.
    (E.g. technology searches, trade and investment promotion, service offering etc.)

  • ASSOCIATE Membership (User Industries)
    For corporations committed to the adoption and use of advanced technology to achieve operational excellence. (E.g. automotive, natural resources, retail etc.)

  • ASSOCIATE Membership (Service Companies)
    Solely for corporations engaged in supporting the technology industries.
    (e.g. financing, consulting, accounting, and legal, etc.)

Step Three

Call our Membership Co-Coordinator Cathi Malette at 613-236-6550,  or send her an email with New Membership in the Header and with contact details to We will then have one of CATA's membership Executives call you to discuss your interests, any special requirements you may have and fee level.

Step Four

Your application for membership will be sent to the CATA Leadership Council for approval and within forty eight hours your company can start benefiting from your CATAAlliance membership.