Partnership Opportunities

The success of our many events and our effective promotion of careers in skilled trades and technology depends on the support of our private/public sector partners. Skills/Compétences Canada offers partnership opportunities in conjunction with our key programs including:






Vancouver Convention Centre, May 25 – 28
Support Canada’s future workforce at the 2022 Skills Canada National Competition!

There are numerous opportunities for industry, education and government partners to be involved and achieve their strategic goals at our events. We look forward to working with our partners to design a sponsorship package that fits the needs of your organization.

Join our dedicated multi-year sponsors and suppliers of the Skills Canada National Competition and participate in additional events which may be of interest to you throughout the year:

National Skilled Trade and Technology Week (NSTTW) – November 2, 2022, Vancouver, BC
During NSTTW organizations from across Canada get involved with SCC in a “hands-on” way to promote skilled trade and technology careers to youth, parents, and the public. The main goal is to get Canada’s youth thinking about skilled trade and technology careers as a viable, interesting option. Partners can participate in the Official Launch, held in the SCNC host province, interacting with visiting school groups to promote their trade or brand.

Level Up! with Skills Canada – February 2022
Skills/Compétences Canada, its 13 provincial and territorial Member Organizations, and over 60 of their industry, education and government partners invite you to participate in this one-day interactive FREE virtual event.

Sponsors will have the opportunity to:
·       Promote their organization in a custom virtual exhibit booth
·       Connect with youth from across Canada to promote skilled trades, technologies, and career opportunities
·       Network and connect with industry, education, and government partners
·       Participate in panel discussions about skilled trade and technology careers and the importance of essential workers
·       Include content in the virtual scavenger hunt and trivia challenge

Please contact us for a full list of deliverables we offer for this virtual event

Additional initiatives include but are not limited to:

  • Skills for Success Back to School Campaign
  • Skills for Success Day
  • WorldSkills Team Canada sponsor (bi-annually)


  • Free event: open to the public on competition days (May 26 – 27)
  • Thousands of student visitors
  • Over 40 competitions, representing six sectors: Construction, Employment, Information Technology, Manufacturing & Engineering, Services and Transportation
  • Over 550 competitors
  • Over 50 Try-A-Trade® and Technology activities for visiting youth
  • Thousands of student visitors and spectators
  • Professionally produced Opening and Closing Ceremonies with attendance of approximately 1,800 per event
  • Skills for Success stage – interactive demonstrations by various stakeholder groups and industry celebrities designed to highlight the importance of Skills for Success
  • Over 50 exhibitors and sponsored Try-A-Trade® and Technology activities
  • Skills for Success Youth Assembly
  • Exclusive networking events, including Opening and Closing Ceremony receptions and Competition floor tours

Note: Schedule and Event details subject to change

2019 Sponsor Survey Results
·       96% of sponsors felt they had a sufficient number of visitors during SCNC
·       89% of sponsors said they would likely participate again
·       89% of sponsors said they were able to connect with youth in a beneficial way

Sponsorship Opportunities


WorldSkills has officially announced that WorldSkills Shanghai 2021 has been moved to 2022 and WorldSkills Lyon 2023 to 2024.

More information to follow.

SHANGHAI, CHINA  – OCTOBER 12 – 17, 2022

The WorldSkills Competition inspires youth to discover the many careers that are available in the skilled trade and technology sectors. With an increasing demand for skilled workers, the trade and technology sectors represent a lucrative and exciting career path for youth around the world.

Throughout the Competition, stakeholders from industry, government, and education are provided with the opportunity to exchange information and best practices regarding industry and professional education at networking events and thought-provoking conferences. Thanks to the increased involvement of our partners, WorldSkills Team Canada will have the opportunity to participate in this international event that brings together the world’s most talented competitors in skilled trades and technologies.

More than 1,300 competitors from up to 82 Member countries and regions will compete in over 50 Skill Areas representing six sectors:
— Manufacturing and Engineering Technology
— Information and Communication Technology
— Construction and Building Technology
— Transportation and Logistics
— Creative Arts and Fashion
— Social and Personal Services

Note: Schedule and Event details subject to change 


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Partnership Opportunities coming soon

For more information about partnership opportunities please contact :

Gail Vent
Director, Business Development and Marketing
1 877 754-5226 ext. 507