THE Event

  • Canada is one of the largest ICT markets of the world with a major export base for IT and Software services to US and other countries
  • Pakistan is a resource hub for IT and related services with a professionally competitive and cost-effective advantages
  • Canadian companies are looking for outsourcing avenues to handle the growing export and domestic demands whereas Pakistani companies are looking for business opportunities globally
  • Assessing the need of this major sector of two countries, Pegasus has planned to organize the Canada-Pakistan ICT Forum to create an ideal networking platform for the Canadian and Pakistani ICT companies
  • The event is planned for May 2017 in Toronto and Montreal
MISSION STATEMENT
"To create a networking platform for ICT companies of Pakistan to introduce
the Canadian market for exploring potential for outsourcing, joint ventures and venture capital investments."
EVENT THEME
Feel the Market - Unleash the Potential
The event will serve as the first step towards entering the Canadian market with an organized and impactful representation of Pakistan's ICT industry. Our aim is to invite leading ICT firms of Canada so they can interact with the visiting Pakistani companies which will be a major trust-building factor for future business opportunities

Objectives

  • Represent Pakistan with its strengths and global achievements in the IT arena
  • Interact and network with Canadian IT Industry
  • Visit and physically experience the Hi-tech IT Companies Locations
  • Exchange our expertise with Canadian Industry players
  • Explore outsourcing and partnership opportunities with the Canadian Companies
  • Image and trust building

The Market

  • The technology sector in Canada is thriving with domestic companies as well as foreign investments. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been favoring foreign technology firms to build a world-class sector in Canada
  • Canada's Tech-Sector was directly responsible for $117 billion or 7.1 percent of Canada's economic output in 2015-2016. The contribution of ICT is 61.2%. Canada's IT and Software market offers a huge potential for Pakistan although our presence in this sector is negligible now
  • Canada would be the largest software exporter to US in near future as well as the domestic market is rapidly flourishing. Pakistani Companies can be involved with Canadian companies as they are competitive both technical and financially
  • Canadian technology companies employ many highly skilled people and earn hundreds of millions of dollars
  • In Vancouver, Montreal and the Toronto-Waterloo region, Canadian successes like Shopify, D2L, Hootsuite, Influitive and Vidyard are thriving alongside international tech giants
  • Google recently launched a new Kitchener-Waterloo engineering office
  • Over the past decade, Google's acquisitions of Canadian start-ups financially enabled its company founders to form angel investment firms
  • The average annual wage in Tech-Sector was $ 66,950/- recorded in 2015 which now has increased by 15%
  • It suffices to state that the industry is robust in Canada and provides many opportunities. Of course, the industry is dynamic as Canadian firms like Blackberry fall from dominance as well. However, it has been reported that by 2019 there will be as many as 182,000 high-paying technology jobs in Canada which opens the doors for outsourcing to other destinations as well

Potential Sectors

    Potential arears for outsourcing are:
  • Ecommerce
  • E-Health
  • Security
  • Insurance
  • Banking
  • Education
  • D2L Solutions
  • Game & Gamification
  • Digital Marketing
  • Applications Software, Mobile Apps etc

Press Releases

Source : AAJ NEWS
Submitted by : Nasir Wakeel
Date : March 14, 2017
Press Releases : Feel the Market - Unleash the Potential

Source : Business Recorder
Submitted by : Imran Kazmi
Date : March 14, 2017
Press Releases : Canada-Pakistan ICT Forum 2017: Feel the Market - Unleash the Potential

Source : ARY NEWS
Submitted by : Web Desk
Date : March 15, 2017
Press Releases : Pakistan's IT experts to attend ICT forum in Canada from May 23

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Press Releases

Source : AAJ NEWS
Submitted by : Nasir Wakeel
Date : March 14, 2017
Press Releases : Feel the Market - Unleash the Potential

Source : Business Recorder
Submitted by : Imran Kazmi
Date : March 14, 2017
Press Releases : Canada-Pakistan ICT Forum 2017: Feel the Market - Unleash the Potential

Source : ARY NEWS
Submitted by : Web Desk
Date : March 15, 2017
Press Releases : Pakistan's IT experts to attend ICT forum in Canada from May 23