2015 CCAE National Conference Partners & Sponsors

National Partners





Platinum Sponsors



Industrial Alliance



Tempo Framing


Gold Sponsor



Canada Life


Silver Sponsor



Partnership Group

Bronze Sponsor

DonnaHiebert Engagement Analysis
Keywest Ruffalocody



2015 CCAE National Conference Prospectus for Sponsors


 A member of the TD Bank Group, TD Insurance Meloche Monnex is the largest group insurance provider in Canada. In addition to being the undisputed national leader in affinity marketing, TD Insurance has been providing exceptional service to its clients for over 60 years. Drawing on the expertise of a dedicated, service-oriented team, TD Insurance is now the largest direct-response group home and automobile insurance provider in Canada, and one of the top two personal home and automobile insurance groups in the country.

  • Over 4,000 professionals at the service of over 2.1 million customers.
  • A portfolio of over 2 million policies representing $2.7 billion in premiums.
  • A network of offices strategically located right across Canada.

Our business strategy is built around our unique affinity marketing approach and the strong relationships we develop with our affinity clients. Getting to know our corporate clients, and maintaining the relationships we establish with them, is vital to our success. Long-term relationships allow us to work cooperatively to maximize the benefits for group members through our quality products, competitive pricing, and attentive, professional client service.

Our Affinity Market Team, wholly dedicated to our affinity clients, relies on the solid support from sales, customer service, and claims professionals, along with specialists in underwriting, product development, marketing, and other disciplines, all working together to give our clients outstanding value.

MBNAMBNA is the leading affinity credit card issuer in Canada and has continually grown its credit card program for the past 17 years. Our success has been our partnership approach to the business, collaboratively working together with our partners to develop an integrated marketing plan supported by a strong value proposition and rewards program that will resonate with your alumni and future alumni.

Supporting and strengthening higher learning has been a fundamental component to our support of colleges and universities over the years. Our co-brand and affinity programs offered through MBNA, a division of TD, have provided funding to over 75+ prestigious colleges and universities to date.

MBNA has over 500 Canadian partners, representing the endorsement of our products from millions of members, alumni, associates, or customers.
With over 6 million cardholders, when it comes to the question of who best suits Canadian colleges’ and universities’ strategic long-range plans for its financial services, the Toronto Dominion Bank, through our MBNA credit card division, is the answer. Canadian colleges and universities won’t find a business partner more in tune with continued financial growth and rewards for its student and alumni credit card programs.

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Industrial AllianceFor over 120 years Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. has provided Canadians with a comprehensive range of life and health insurance products. We are ranked among Canada’s largest and most prominent insurance companies and are traded on the TSX.

Our goal is to help protect the financial futures of your Alumni and allow them to live life fully, enjoying every moment, confident they have provided for their loved ones; proud they are affiliated with your Higher Education Institution.

Our strength is tied, not only to exceeding the needs and expectations of your Alumni, but also those of your Alumni Association. Our program is designed specifically for the insurance needs of your Alumni and offers a range of products, benefits and services at affordable group rates. Most importantly, when your Alumni needs assistance the most, our customer service standards shine.

Over the past 50 years we have fostered partnerships with many Alumni Associations across Canada. Regardless of the duration of our relationships, our mission has always remained the same; to provide your Alumni with valuable insurance products and to reflect your Association as a value added asset to your Alumni.

For information on how Industrial Alliance can put together an Affinity Insurance Program for your Alumni Association, contact Ranbir at ranbir.kang@ia.ca

KCIRecognized as the ‘thought leader’ in the Canadian philanthropic sector, KCI helps propel charitable organizations forward. Since its founding in 1984, KCI has had the privilege of working with more than 1,000 organizations across Canada, helping them raise billions of dollars in fundraising initiatives with objectives ranging from $1M to $750M.

Whether an organization’s needs are for short-term strategic guidance or long-term counsel, for a specialized project or for a full-time campaign, KCI’s team of consultants provide expert guidance and customized solutions. Working with organizations in all sectors and regions of the country, KCI’s services include strategic planning and team building, revenue generation strategies and major fundraising campaigns, research and analytics services, communication strategies and case development, program and organizational reviews, staff and volunteer training, and executive search and coaching.

ManulifeStrong, lasting partnerships are our greatest pride, and the only way to achieve that kind of relationship is through a foundation of trust. That’s why, when the protection of your alumni’s future is at stake, Manulife Financial’s Affinity Markets is Canada’s number one choice.

Affinity Markets is a business unit of the largest life insurance company in Canada, Manulife Financial, dedicated to leading the marketplace in the direct marketing of life, health, accident, and disability insurance solutions to alumni as unique and diverse as yours.

We are your ideal life and health insurance solution, with in-house integrated teams of experts to manage your insurance process from exceptional product development, research and account management, to award-winning marketing, customer care, claims management, and financial reporting.

No one in Canada has been protecting alumni longer than Affinity Markets, the nation’s favourite among alumni associations, professional groups, loyalty programs, retailers, and many others. We’d like the opportunity to put the strength of Manulife Financial behind your alumni and become their top choice too. Trust us to develop the right solutions to meet your needs. We welcome your partnership.

Tempo Framing

Tempo Framing Systems is a Canadian corporation that manufactures and markets its unique Framing Program to universities, colleges, educational institutions and the not-for-profit sector in Canada and the United States.

Tempo Framing developed the concept of instant framing of diplomas and certificates and created a whole new source of recognition and revenues for universities and colleges in the Framing Program. Today, as a result of their service and quality of product, Tempo Framing Systems is the leading supplier of Diploma Frames to Canadian Universities and Colleges.

Tempo Framing has been a supporter of CCAE since its inception, first as an exhibitor, then as a participant in the awards program and finally as the official sponsor of the CCAE Prix d’Excellence.

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Canada Life

Customized marketing programs, generous compensation, great insurance value and over 150 years of experience all add up to a partnership that will help your alumni achieve more. Visit our booth to learn more or call Canada Life at 519-931-2349 to set up a private appointment.

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The Partnership Group – Sponsorship Specialists™ develops innovative corporate sponsorship programs for colleges and universities within multiple departments. In addition, we work with the corporate sponsors that support these post-secondary institutions.

We are a team of highly specialized professionals and seen as leaders in this rapidly growing sector. Our mission is to provide our clients with a unique sponsorship proposition that is tailored to meet their particular needs; this proposition will produce results that deliver a measurable return on investment.

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