The ninth most populous city in Canada, Brampton is a melting pot of cultures, languages, food and now, innovation & entrepreneurship! The city placed second in business friendliness and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) strategy in Ontario and is taking a prominent place as a major urban centre & an emerging innovation hub along the Innovation Super Corridor between Waterloo and downtown Toronto. These facts coupled with having one of the youngest population in Canada, Brampton is at a pivotal time in its history which promises to propel the city to a booming representation of Canada's strength in diversity!
Brampton has identified 4 Industry Sectors that appropriately represent its business dynamics & industrial growth strategy;
Advanced Manufacturing, which generates over 30% of the city's economic output and employs almost a quarter of Brampton's workforce
Food & Beverage, a sector which is a one-stop shop, with food testing, processing and packaging facilities as well as transportation, packaging design, equipment and refrigeration storage all located within the city
Health & Life Sciences, which averages 6% growth YoY and employs over 12,000 people directly. The city is North America's third largest biotechnology cluster
Innovation & Technology, being geographically located in the heart of the Toronto-Waterloo Region Corridor, which is the 2nd largest Information & Communication Cluster in North America
The CBA Catalysts of Brampton is a group representative of the cultural and business nuances of the city and aspires to play an engaging role in its growth story in the coming years!