Sponsors 2022


BMO Global Asset Management (GAM) is a multi-asset management business in Canada with $151B* of assets under management, on behalf of an array of clients including institutional, advisory, and retail. The business is characterized by specialized investment teams providing a range of ETF and Mutual Fund solutions, with the objective of delivering world-class investment management expertise to clients across North America. Specialties span asset classes and investment styles.
* As of June 30, 2022. BMO GAM’s Exchange Traded Funds (“ETF”) business was launched in 2009 and quickly became the top ETF asset gatherer in Canada for the past eleven years up to 2021. Located in Toronto, the ETF team manages over $80B* in assets and both beta and smart beta strategies, and has more than 200 years of combined investment industry experience.
*As of June 30, 2022.

CI Exchange-Traded Funds are a comprehensive suite of investment solutions offered and managed by CI Global Asset Management (“CI GAM”). CI GAM is one of Canada’s largest ETF providers, offering a robust lineup of ETF solutions to give investors choice and flexibility in meeting their specific investment needs.


Franklin Templeton is a global investment management organization serving clients in over 165 countries. Everything Franklin Templeton does has a single focus: to deliver better client outcomes through investment management expertise, wealth management and technology solutions. The company is made up of diverse and independent specialist investment managers that are entrepreneurial and practice true specialization. Through its specialist investment managers, the company brings extensive capabilities in equity, fixed income, multi-asset solutions and alternatives. The Investment teams are backed by global resources for analytics, sustainable investing capabilities, and risk management. With offices in more than 30 countries and approximately 1,300 investment professionals, the California-based company has 75 years of investment experience and over US$1.4 trillion (over CAN$1.8 trillion) in assets under management as of June 30, 2022. Franklin Templeton aims to offer the best of both worlds: global strength and boutique specialization. For more information, please visit franklintempleton.ca and connect with Franklin Templeton on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, and read the Beyond Bulls & Bears blog.

Manulife Investment Management is the global wealth and asset management segment of Manulife Financial Corporation. We draw on more than a century of financial stewardship and the full resources of our parent company to serve individuals, institutions, and retirement plan members worldwide. Headquartered in Toronto, our leading capabilities in public and private markets are strengthened by an investment footprint that spans 18 countries and territories. We complement these capabilities by providing access to a network of unaffiliated asset managers from around the world. We’re committed to investing responsibly across our businesses. We develop innovative global frameworks for sustainable investing, collaboratively engage with companies in our securities portfolios, and maintain a high standard of stewardship where we own and operate assets, and we believe in supporting financial well-being through our workplace retirement plans. Today, plan sponsors around the world rely on our retirement plan administration and investment expertise to help their employees plan for, save for, and live a better retirement. 


For four decades, State Street Global Advisors has served the world’s governments, institutions and financial advisors. With a rigorous, risk-aware approach built on research, analysis and market-tested experience, we build from a breadth of active and index strategies to create cost-effective solutions. As stewards, we help portfolio companies see that what is fair for people and sustainable for the planet can deliver long-term performance. And, as pioneers in index, ETF, and ESG investing, we are always inventing new ways to invest. As a result, we have become the world’s fourth-largest asset manager* with US $4.14 trillion under our care.

* Pensions & Investments Research Center, as of 12/31/20.
This figure is presented as of December 31, 2021 and includes approximately $61.43 billion of assets with respect to SPDR products for which State Street Global Advisors Funds Distributors, LLC (SSGA FD) acts solely as the marketing agent. SSGA FD and State Street Global Advisors are affiliated.


TD Asset Management (TDAM), a member of TD Bank Group, is a leading North American investment management firm. Operating through TD Asset Management Inc. in Canada and TDAM USA Inc. in the U.S., TDAM brings new thinking to investors' most important challenges. TDAM offers investment solutions to corporations, pension funds, endowments, foundations and manages assets on behalf of almost 2 million retail investors. TDAM provides access to mutual funds with a wide variety of mandates, a range of diverse Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) as well as alternative investments, giving clients access to one of the broadest offerings of investment solutions available in Canada. TDAM, together with our affiliate, Epoch Investment Partners, Inc. oversees more than $389.4 billion1 in assets and is the largest manager of pension fund assets in Canada2. All entities are wholly-owned subsidiaries of The Toronto-Dominion Bank.

1 Assets under management (AUM) as at December 31, 2019 for TD Asset Management Inc., TDAM USA Inc., and Epoch Investment Partners, Inc. TD Asset Management operates through TD Asset Management Inc. in Canada and through TDAM USA Inc. in the United States. All entities listed are affiliates and wholly-owned subsidiaries of The Toronto-Dominion Bank.

2 The Top 40 Money Managers (as of December 31, 2019), Benefits Canada, May 2020.


Emerge Canada Inc. launched in July 2019 to bring Canadians elite, global investment strategies. We are an investment management firm that focuses on bringing innovation to the forefront. Emerge is focused on opening new doors for high-calibre emerging managers who meet its stringent standards. Its vision is to be recognized for creating opportunities for these global investment managers by facilitating the manufacturing of new funds and providing distribution expertise. Most popular Emerge is responsible for bringing the famous ARK ETFs to Canada in the Emerge ARK ETFs, available to all Canadian investors in both Canadian Dollar and US Dollar.


Founded in 2009, Harvest Portfolios Group Inc. is a Canadian Investment Fund Manager managing approximately $1.8 billion in assets. At Harvest, our guiding principles are premised on building wealth for our clients through ownership of strong businesses that have the potential to grow & generate income over the long term.
Harvest ETFs (managed by Harvest Portfolios Group Inc.)

Asset TV is a global video research and learning platform for investment professionals, trusted by over 500,000 financial advisors, pension funds, consultants, family offices and wealth managers across the globe for their due-diligence, validation, research and learning. Website: www.assettv.ca

Fundata offers mutual fund, ETF and stock information through a suite of highly customizable products and services for mutual fund companies, back-office, investment brokerages, financial advisors, data vendors and retail investors.

The Canadian ETF Association (CETFA) is the only ETF association in the world. We are coming up to our 10th anniversary – and we have to 17 Issuers, 19 Affiliate members and 3 Portfolio Manager members. We represent approximately 95% of Canadian ETF AUM.

Our Mandate is to support the growth, sustainability and integrity of Canada’s ETF industry. The majority of our time is spent on education – advisors, regulators, government officials and anyone else who wants to hear about ETFs.


Canadian ETF Watch is an independent organization which provides comprehensive market intelligence, news and fundamental research solutions strongly focused on the ETF markets. We are covering the ETF market globally and have launched the first global, high-end exchange traded funds magazine in Canada.
Canadian ETF Watch’s news stories focus intently on educating investors regarding specific offerings, current market trends, sectors, economies, and sentiment about every ETF market we track for our clients. We hope you find this information insightful, intelligent and in time to help you make the most of ETF investing. You will find a wealth of information in our archives, and can search for keywords targeting articles relevant to you. Please feel free to comment on any of these articles, our community appreciates every-one’s views, and outlooks.


When you become a sponsor of the Exchange Traded Forum 2022, your organization has an exclusive opportunity to access high-level key world leaders in ETFs, Structured Products and Closed-End Funds.

You will also have the unique opportunity to increase your exposure and visibility to a large group of targeted industry attendees. Our various sponsorship packages offer valuable benefits to showcase and market your organizations valued services.

Sponsor Levels:

Diamond • Platinum • Gold • Silver • Bronze •

Please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
to request the Sponsorship Information Package.