The heart of the employABILITY EXPO is an exciting array of companies and organizations who will be located around the perimeter of the main expo hall. It will be a lively mix of companies and organizations who will be displaying an abundance of services, information, programs and opportunities that can assist employers in their efforts to become an inclusive employer, and attendees to be more successful in their career exploration and/or job search efforts.

This year's virtual employABILITY EXPO features online, interactive booths that expo participants can visit and interact with. For more information on virtual booth customization and registration click here.

As an employer, your Exhibit will have many benefits, including:

  • Making a strong statement about your commitment to having an inclusive workplace and being "disability friendly".
  • Connecting with candidates for current job openings, internships, summer hires, work experience or volunteer positions.
  • Informing attendees about future career opportunities with your company or in your industry.

As an agency, your Exhibit will allow visitors the opportunity to see what services you offer to help them become an inclusive employer.

Additionally, each registered virtual booth will receive a free copy of Randy Lewis' book:  No Greatness without Goodness: How a Father's Love Changed a Company and Sparked a Movement  (hardcover, $26.99).

Download the Exhibitor Registration Form to book your virtual booth for the 2021 employABILITY EXPO.

Our 2021 Exhibitor Lineup

City of Winnipeg

City of Winnipeg logo The City of Winnipeg is an organization where you can build a career and make a difference to your community. We offer a competitive salary, pension and benefits package, a wide range of challenging career choices, and a respectful, diverse, safe and healthy workplace.

The City of Winnipeg is committed to further promoting equality of employment opportunities for persons with disabilities. Persons with disabilities are a diverse labour pool with valuable skills. We strive to be a leader in the recruitment and retention of persons with disabilities.

Visit the City of Winnipeg Human Resources website here.

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DASCHWorks Logo The goal of DASCHWorks is to support individuals with intellectual disabilities in developing the skills needed to secure successful, competitive employment that will further promote inclusion and engagement within our community. This is done by providing DASCHWorks students with information about entering the workforce, pre-employment and technical skills training.

For youth and adults with intellectual disabilities, it can be challenging to find and maintain meaningful, competitive, long-term employment. This is often due to the lack of inclusion in the workforce, lack of available proper and suitable training in the community or negative stereotypes and stigmas around those who have an intellectual disability.

Visit the DASCHWorks website here.

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The Manitoba Accessibility Office

Manitoba Accessibility Office Logo The Accessibility for Manitobans Act (AMA) became law in 2013 with unanimous support from the Legislature. During the election period, the Manitoba Government committed to the full and timely implementation of the AMA, including the establishment of the remaining four AMA standards in employment, information and communications, transportation and design of public spaces (built environment).

The MAO is charged with the overall development and implementation of all of the AMA's five standards working with the Accessibility Advisory Council and the standards' respective committees.

Visit the Manitoba Accessibility Office website here.

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Canadian National Railway Company

CN Logo CN transports 300 million tons of goods annually, touching the lives of millions of people every day. We're not just a railroad; we're an economic backbone and a leading North American transportation and logistics company.

And while the women and men propelling CN forward all bring something unique to the table, there is a core set of values we share that guide how we conduct ourselves and, in turn, how we conduct business.

Visit the CN website here.

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Reaching E-Quality Employment Services

REES logo

Reaching E-Quality Employment Services (REES) has helped people with physical disabilities and/or health conditions gain quality employment since 1989. We offer a wide range of employment counselling and consultation services, connecting Winnipeg job-hunters with exceptional employers.

Services for Job Seekers - People of all abilities deserve a rewarding career. That is why REES helps people with a wide range of disabilities and/or health conditions improve their job search skills and access rewarding internship & training opportunities. Our ultimate goal is to connect you with progressive Winnipeg employers.

Services for Employers - REES can help you attract, hire and retain employees with disabilities. — 204-832-REES (7337)

Visit the Reaching E-Quality Employment Services website here.

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Manitoba Civil Service Commission

Government of Manitoba logo As one of Canada's Best Diversity Employer and one of Manitoba's Top Employers since 2012, the Manitoba government is one of the largest employers in Manitoba with over 14,000 employees throughout the province. We recognize the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation.

We support equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities). We also work extensively with community organizations to offer numerous and unique opportunities for Manitobans to gain work experience and strengthen life skills through co-operative programs that assist both at work and in life.

Visit the Manitoba Civil Service Commission website here.

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Manitoba Supported Employment Network

MSEN LogoThe Manitoba Supported Employment Network (MSEN) is a professional network of individuals and organizations invested in employment and full community inclusion for people who live with a disability. Its membership represents agencies, practitioners, policy makers, consumer organizations, school divisions, consumers and their families.

Our vision is that all Manitobans living with a disability have equal opportunity to secure and sustain meaningful employment.

Visit the Manitoba Supported Employment Network website here.

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Manitoba Hydro

Hydro logo Join our dynamic team of Manitoba's best as we build on an industry-leading company that supports innovation, diversity and inclusion, and exceptional customer service.

We have a comprehensive benefits package and offer diverse and challenging work, a lifetime of career options, ongoing training and development, and a work atmosphere that supports work/life balance.

We have more than 4,500 people working throughout the province in 80 different career streams. No matter what stage in your career, Manitoba Hydro will provide the opportunities and tools you need to achieve your goals.

Visit the Manitoba Hydro website here.

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Manitoba Tourism Education College

MTEC logo The Manitoba Tourism Education College (MTEC) is a Private Vocational Institution, regulated by the Province of Manitoba. It is a not-for-profit associated corporation of the Manitoba Tourism Education Council, and the College provides students with training and experience to assist graduates in gaining employment and excelling in their careers.

The Manitoba Tourism Education Council was established in 1989 as a not-for-profit organization that receives provincial funding to assist the tourism industry in Manitoba remain sustainable, through training their managers, supervisors and employees.

Visit the MTEC website here.

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Canadian Mental Health Association, Manitoba and Winnipeg

CMHA logo Founded in 1918, CMHA National is a Canada-wide charitable organization with 87 branches in over 330 communities across the country. With over 11,000 staff and volunteers, CMHA provides services and supports to over 1.3 million people across the country every year.

Here, at home, CMHA Manitoba and Winnipeg, serves the needs of all Manitobans, young and old, through a variety of services and supports. Our mission is to promote the mental health of all people in Manitoba and support the resilience and recovery of individuals experiencing mental illness.

Visit the CMHA, Manitoba and Winnipeg website here.

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Manitoba Possible - Employment Preparation Centre

EPC logo The Employment Preparation Centre (EPC) is an employment and training centre that offers a variety of vocational services for adults living with a wide range of diabilities including physical, neurological, psychological, learning, and hearing disabilities.

The service falls under three broad service categories; Assessment Services, Employment Services, and Employment Supports.

Visit the EPC website here.

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MentorAbility logo

MentorAbility is a Mentoring Initiative to MentorAbility Canada is a national supported employment initiative that facilitates unique, short-term mentoring opportunities between employers and people experiencing a disability. By providing and celebrating successful mentoring experiences in communities across Canada, this initiative is part of a national effort to promote the employment of Canadians experiencing disability.

MentorAbility Canada is coordinated by the Canadian Association for Supported Employment in collaboration with select employment service providers, called provincial hubs, that are located across the country. Together we provide information, knowledge, and tools to facilitate beneficial mentoring opportunities for employers, mentors and jobseekers.

Visit the EPC website here.

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Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters

CME logo Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is Canada's largest trade and industry association, and the voice of manufacturing and global business in Canada.

CME directly represents more than 10,000 leading companies nationwide. More than 85 per cent of CME's members are small and medium-sized enterprises. As Canada's leading business network, CME – through various initiatives, including the establishment of the Canadian Manufacturing Coalition – touches more than 100,000 companies from coast to coast, engaged in manufacturing, global business and service-related industries.

Visit the CME website here.

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Professional Transport Driver Training School

Professional Transport Driver Training School LogoThe mission of the Professional Transport Driver Training School is to develop and deliver high-quality driver training that fulfills the driver education needs of the Manitoba trucking industry. At the same time, they assist individuals in obtaining and enjoying a safe, rewarding career as a professional driver. Their commercial truck training school in Winnipeg is locally owned and operated and is the winner of the 2016 and 2017 Consumer Choice Awards for Business Excellence. The Professional Transport Driver Training School is also registered as a private vocational school under the Private Vocational Schools Act.

Visit the Professional Transport Driver Training School website here.

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Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work

CCRW LogoCCRW is the pre-eminent Canadian centre of excellence on the economic, social and psychological aspects of disability (be it one or more physical, sensory, medical, learning or mental health disability), as they impact people's ability to seek, acquire and retain productive employment. CCRW strives to promote and support meaningful and equitable employment of people with disabilities. As innovators and agents of change, we build partnerships, develop skills, share knowledge and influence attitudes.

Visit the Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work website here.

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To see previous year's exhibitors, click here.