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:





27th Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC)
Québec, QC
June 3 - 4, 2021

Skills/Compétences Canada (SCC) welcomes over 560 competitors in 45 Skill Areas representing six sectors. In addition, SCC invites students, teachers, career seekers and other stakeholders to join us at the competition to take part in fun, interactive activities hosted by volunteers and partners to highlight career options in the trade and technology fields.

We look forward to working with our partners to design a sponsorship package that fits the needs of your organization.

Opportunities include:
Try-A-Trade® and Technology activities
Skills for Success Forum
Skills for Success School Engagement
Volunteer Appreciation
Hospitality Suite sponsorship
Sponsorships that include various ways to be involved at SCNC and other SCC initiatives held throughout the year.

Free event: open to the public on competition days (June 3 - 4)
Over 40 competitions, representing six sectors
Over 560 competitors
Try-A-Trade® and Technology activities for visiting youth
Registered student and teacher visitors
Professionally produced Opening and Closing Ceremonies
Skills for Success Stage – interactive demonstrations by various stakeholder groups and industry celebrities designed to highlight the newly identified skills necessary to succeed in skilled trade and technology careers
Live stream of competition areas (new for 2021)
Skills for Success Forum
“Career Zone” featuring exhibitors and sponsored Try-A-Trade® and Technology activities
Networking events, including Opening and Closing Ceremony receptions; VIP 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


Sponsorship opportunities (TBD)

WorldSkills 2021
Shanghai, China

Over 1,200 competitors, 2,000 experts, 3,000 volunteers and thousands of visitors will participate in this exciting event. At WorldSkills, the world’s most skilled youth from up to 75 countries and regions competed in 50 disciplines for the prestigious title of World Champion.

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.

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Learn about becoming a partner:

For more information about partnership opportunities please contact :

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