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Creating trade synergies between Alberta and Ireland through Key Partnerships.

Why Sponsor

The IATA is an influencer and partner to our stakeholders and the business community.


Through our connections, relationships and successes to date we:


  • Empower bilateral trade opportunities

  • Enhance the reputation of the two regions

  • Advocate for the Ireland Alberta trade corridor

  • Strengthen entrepreneurial and innovation capacity

  • Encourage bi lateral trade investment

  • Deliver sectoral information to highlight synergies

  • Foster strategic partnerships with stakeholders

  • Feature expertise of companies and people succeeding in Alberta and Ireland

  • Foster and grow relationships for long term success in the Ireland and Alberta trade corridor

Our valuable sponsorship partners have been able to benefit from premier opportunities to meet and engage with some of Alberta’s and Ireland’s top business executives and political leaders who play a key role in developing and strengthening the relationship between the regions. Through the years the IATA has had the pleasure of hosting many top officials such as:

  • Jim Prentice | Canada’s Minister of Environment

  • Michael Crothers | President and Country Chair, Shell Canada,
    and VP, North America

  • Mark Porter | Executive Vice President of People at WestJet

  • H.E. Ambassador Kevin Vickers | Ambassador for Canada to Ireland

  • Ciaran Cannon | Minister of Diaspora and International Development

  • H.E. Ambassador Jim Kelly | Ambassador for Ireland to Canada

  • Geoffrey Keating | Director, Irish Abroad Unit

  • Dana Walsh | Manager, Canada, Tourism Ireland

  • H.E. Ambassador Ray Bassett | Ambassador for Ireland to Canada

  • Tanya Fir | Alberta’s Minister of Economic Development, Trade & Tourism,

  • Todd Hirsch | Vice President and Chief Economist at ATB Financial

Why Sponsor

Become a Sponsor

Join us as a key partner and sponsor and be a part of the growing bi-lateral trade corridor between Ireland and Alberta.

We have several opportunities available that ensure benefits to our partners – from foundational sponsorships to events and more.

Become A Sponsor
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