Industry Collaborator Program

Engage with Canada’s simulation community as we expand our national network and the use of simulation in the education and care delivery sectors!

Associate your brand with the evolution of simulation in Canada, plus access exclusive services and benefits!

Simulation Canada is our national, interprofessional, intersectoral simulation network. Building upon the established successes, events and services of SIM-one and CNSH, our network supports the advancement and sustainability of simulation in Canada, and expand the use, scope and quality of simulation nationally.

Since 2010, we have reached incredible milestones to advance and support simulation: secured government investments in simulation, built relationships with key stakeholders (accrediting bodies, professional associations, quality/safety institutions, government, and more), created a community of passionate simulationists, established the nationally-recognized Keystones Certificate in Healthcare Simulation, hosted Canada’s premier annual simulation conferences, and launched unique global online resource to support simulationists and foster collaboration.

Current Industry Collaborators

We are honoured to have these leading companies as our Industry Collaborators.

Spectrum Nasco
Gaumard Healthcare
Pocket Nurse International

Value

Industry is an important and collaborative part of the simulation community in Canada. The Industry Collaborator program brings mutual benefit: companies officially join the network to help support our evolution, while advancing their brand recognition and customer engagement as we expand the simulation ecosystem.

Advocacy: Power our advocacy to government and national- and provincial-level stakeholders for investment in simulation to advance education, patient safety and quality improvement. Our work in the past decade has resulted in multiple millions of dollars invested into simulation.

Relationships: Strengthen your relationships within the simulation community by connecting your business with other members for innovation and collaboration. We become your point of contact to connect with targeted members across our network.

Business intelligence: We have our finger on the pulse of the simulation ecosystem across multiple sectors: colleges, universities, hospitals, government. Receive business intelligence based on our community and our equipment inventory database.

Brand recognition and association: Raise awareness of your mission, brand, products and services throughout the simulation community across Canada and beyond. Align your brand with the leading edge of reforming education, patient safety and care quality in Canada.

Discounts: Priority access to and discounts on Simulation Canada’s events, advertising, company directories, and more.

Eligibility

Any company wanting to be part of the simulation community in Canada and beyond can join.

Fee

Full industry collaborator: $5,000/year (+HST)
Associate industry collaborator: $2,000/year (+HST)

Benefits

Full Industry Collab.Assoc. Industry Collab.
Discounts: Save on exhibiting and sponsorshipSavings on an exhibitor booth at SIM Expo and other major events, and discounts on upgrading to event sponsorship. Details below.Savings on an exhibitor booth at SIM Expo and other major events, and discounts on upgrading to event sponsorship. Details below.
Advice & networking:Call us any time for assistance connecting with potential academic or industry partners in the simulation community for product development/testing, distribution, or any other need.Call us any time for assistance connecting with potential academic or industry partners in the simulation community for product development/testing, distribution, or any other need.
Research collaborations:Connect with researchers to validate your products, collect impact evidence, and advance simulation knowledge. We can help create connections and advise on the terms of collaboration.Connect with researchers to validate your products, collect impact evidence, and advance simulation knowledge. We can help create connections and advise on the terms of collaboration.
Partnership opportunities: Partner to offer unique events, courses, workshops or webinarsOpportunities available, discounted rate (see below)Opportunities available

Business intelligence: Insights into equipment inventory data summaries, community needs, and demographicsFree50% discount
Advisory: Connect with us to advise on our strategic directionsBiannual callMeeting at SIM Expo
Information and resources: Individual “SIMadvocate” memberships (includes full website access & members-only newsletter)Free for 5 staff; 20% discount on additionalFree for 2 staff; 20% discount on additional
Recognition: Your linked logoOn simulationcanada.ca homepage and Industry Collaborator pageOn Industry Collaborator page
Advertising: Advertisement on simulationcanada.ca page (specific page subject to availability)2 months free; 50% discount on additional1 month free
Promotions: Send a newsletter to our ‘vendor announcements’ subscribers2/year1/year
Promotions: Post on Simulation Canada website Industry News6/year2/year
Directories: Promotion on Simulation Canada’s Company and Product directoriesPriority listingPremium listing
Sales: List used and demo equipment for sale on SIM MarketplaceTMYes
Highlight your commitmentPlace our logo on your website as a symbol of your commitment to advancing and supporting the simulation communityPlace our logo on your website as a symbol of your commitment to advancing and supporting the simulation community

Specific Discounts

Full Industry Collab.
Discount
(Example savings)
Assoc. Industry Collab.
Discount
(Example savings)
Free “SIMadvocate” membership for staff (includes full website access)100%
(5 free = $475)
100%
(2 free = $190)
Additional SIMadvocates20%20%
Expo exhibitor booth30%
(Saving on booth fee = $750)
15%
(Savings on booth fee = $375)
Expo upgrade to sponsor10%
(Upgrade to gold sponsor = $550)

Other major event exhibitor30%
(Savings on booth fee = $300)
15%
(Savings on booth fee = $150)
Other major event upgrade to sponsor10%
(Upgrade to sponsor = $400)
Web advertising 100%
(2 months = $1,000)
100%
(1 months = $500)
Partnered course20%
(Partner 1 course = $200)
Business intelligence100%
(Free report = $1,000)
500%
(Savings on report = $500)
Total savings:$4,675$1,715

Join to help advance patient safety & care quality

“Spectrum Nasco is proud to participate in the Simulation Canada Industry Collaborator Program.  The program allows us to better connect with the passionate community of experts who advocate for advances in healthcare simulation. The ultimate goal is to help save lives through patient safety, beginning with the learning environment. See you at SIM Expo!”

– Spectrum Nasco
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