CATA's mission is to move Canada to 1st place or an A grade in Innovation and Competitiveness. We do so under the rubric of the Competitive Innovation Nation Campaign with Core Planks and a Working Agenda for Advocacy Initiatives.

CATA News Connections: Technology, Innovation & Entrepreneurship

May 31, 2016

Our goal is to amplify the voices of tech executives, innovators and entrepreneurs to create a more connected, informed and influential community.


The Impact of Brand on Talent: Interview with Hart Hillman, Bigwin Group Inc. & member, CATA Innovation Leadership Council

May 6, 2016

Branding strategy is key to the success and failure of companies. It can take years to build and due to social media be negatively impacted in a heartbeat. Think of brands that have dealt with major scandals, such as: Volkswagen, FIFA, Bill Cosby, and Ashley Madison.


New product development best practices in Canadian businesses: Add Your Survey Insights Today

May 6, 2016

RDP Associates with the support of CATAAlliance is conducting a research project, in conjunction with a graduate student at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) on new product development best practices in Canadian businesses. We are looking for survey respondents who are active in the area of new product development.


Industry Group adds Periscope to its Advocacy and Business Marketing: Canada’s One Voice for Innovation Lobby Group, CATAAlliance

May 4, 2016

There is so much out there in the digital universe that a company can use and CATA has collected the best tools and is prepared to help us to advance and innovate. Take the time to check out what they are providing.


2016 CATA Sales Compensation Survey: Register Today

May 4, 2016

This survey will provide you with accurate and timely compensation information to ensure that your salespeople are paid competitively in the market, reducing the potential for costly turnover and possible customer loss.


Adding CATA to your Follow on Twitter List: Video Briefings on key topics

May 3, 2016

Twitter Followers will be linked to Periscope video briefings, as CATA rolls out more digital tech to advance Canada's competitive Innovation Nation.


Mergers and acquisitions (M&A), innovations in consumer technology and cybersecurity: Download the 2016 BDO Survey today

May 2, 2016

“We have a shared goal with CATA in providing the community with strategic research to help enterprises succeed and to propel Canada to a number one ranking as a competitive innovation nation,” said CATA Innovation Leadership Council member, Dave Walsh, the Leader for BDO’s Tax services practice and Technology & Life Sciences industry practice (National Capital Region).


Guest invite: global Lazaridis Institute networking reception (May 24th, Ottawa)

April 28, 2016

We would like to invite you to connect with us at an exclusive networking reception (offices of Deloitte, Ottawa on May 24th) to discuss how you can be a part of the global Lazaridis Institute network.




26 May 2016

31st Annual CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership Awards Gala Dinner


31st Annual CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership Awards Gala Dinner May 26, 2016, Hosted by the Sprott School of Business at Carleton University...

14 June 2016

CATA Partnered Event: Toronto's #1 Marketing Conference - Save $100


This unique one-day conference features an unparalleled lineup of speakers including Academy Award-nominated filmaker Morgan Spurlock, YouTube sensation Bethany Mota & CEO and Co-Founder of Movember, Adam Garone....

Advancing the Competitive Innovation Nation Campaign By Joining Our Crowdfunded Advocacy Network with a Perk
Three Year Work Permits for Temporary Technology Workers for Easing Industry Skill Shortages