Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters Vision

CME's vision is to ensure that all current and future needs of manufactures are addressed through a range of both existing and new resources. As a network hub, CME works as a catalyst, promoter and facilitator of these connections, making Manitoba the leading manufacturing and exporting location.

Manitoba's Mission Statement

Enable Manitoba manufacturers and exporters to excel and to grow in domestic and global markets.

As a CME Member you will benefit from:


CME brings a powerful, coordinated voice to government and is a strong national and provincial advocate on policies and regulations that matter to you. We ensure your voice is heard by leveraging our relationships and connections to support our industry and provide you with one-on-one opportunities to meet with policy makers.


Access studies, research and provincial and national reports that provide you with the market intelligence you need to compete and succeed. You'll receive critical updates and analysis on economic, business, market and workforce trends as well as political and policy developments that impact your business.


From workshops and programs to conferences and industry tours, this is your chance to meet business leaders, share best practices and generate new business. This is a key benefit to all CME members and one you can't afford to miss.


Improve your ability to attract and retain skilled workers with a broad range of manufacturing-focused training programs and events. CME programs are designed to help you fully engage employees at all levels, improve processes and minimize waste. Visit our training page to learn about upcoming courses, sessions and workshops. Access HR tools and resources that can be applied in your business


Discover the advantages of incorporating LEAN into your business. CME offers an extensive range of LEAN programs designed to support increased productivity, competitiveness and continuous improvement while empowering your people to problem solve and strive for organizational excellence. Learn more about CME LEAN Programs and LEAN Consortia


Create new efficiencies by embracing the latest technologies and fostering an innovative culture. CME will work with you to support the creation of better or more effective products, processes, services, technologies, and ideas that are meaningfully unique and marketable. Learn how to foster a culture of Innovation in your business.


Looking to enter into new markets? CME has the market research and experience to help guide you through the challenges related to trade, finance, marketing and international development. From strategic planning to coaching, CME will be with you every step of the way. Visit our International Trade page to learn about trade focused programs and initiatives.

About the Awards


CME seeks to recognize individuals and companies who have achieved notable success in initiating, improving or growing a manufacturing business in Manitoba.

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Gala Awards Dinner

Join CME at the 2019 Gala Awards Dinner on Thursday, March 21 to celebrate manufacturing and exporting excellence in Manitoba.