Industry Sectors

Information & Communications Technologies (ICT) & Digital Media

Sector Summary

film ProductionManitoba is home to a thriving ICT sector that serves the world. Manitoba has over 1,500 companies operating in the ICT sector, with approximately 80% of these firms located in Winnipeg. The industry is supported by an extensive network of research and development organizations and industry associations.

  • Winnipeg offers a diverse supply of over 22,000 workers in specialized ICT occupations, over 76,000 workers in business, finance, and administrative occupations, over 1,100 technical sales specialists.
  • Manitoba is home to about 125 digital media and gaming companies that together employ a workforce of 600 developers and workers in related occupations. Revenues in Winnipeg’s gaming industry grew by over 850% between 2007 and 2010.
  • Major ICT firms including IBM, HP, and EDS have centres of operation in Winnipeg and the city is the headquarters of one of Canada’s largest telecommunications network providers: MTS Allstream.

Contact

Ms. Cindy Hodges
Science, Innovation and Business Development
Manitoba Growth, Enterprise and Trade
Tel: 204-945-6657
Fax: 204-945-3977
E-mail: cindy.hodges@gov.mb.ca
Web site: www.gov.mb.ca/jec/busdev/sibd/

Related Links

Industry Associations:

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Information Communication Technologies Association of Manitoba


On Screen Manitoba
On Screen Manitoba

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Manitoba Music

 

New Media Manitoba
New Media Manitoba

Winnipeg Film Group
Winnipeg Film Group

Video Pool
Video Pool Inc.

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Association of Manitoba Book Publishers

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