Our Partners & Supporters

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Alteryx is the leader in self-service data analytics. Alteryx Analytics provides analysts with the unique ability to easily prep, blend and analyze all of their data using a repeatable workflow, then deploy and share analytics at scale for deeper insights in hours, not weeks. Analysts love the Alteryx Analytics platform because they can connect to and cleanse data from data warehouses, cloud applications, spreadsheets and other sources, easily join this data together, then perform analytics — predictive, statistical and spatial — using the same intuitive user interface, without writing any code. Thousands of companies and data analysts worldwide rely on Alteryx daily.


DMTI Spatial, a member of the Neopost group, is the Canadian market leader in location based information and data quality. For almost 20 years, DMTI Spatial has been providing industry leading location economics and Master Address Management (MAM) solutions to Global 2000 companies and government agencies. DMTI Spatial is the creator of market leading CanMap® mapping solutions, award-winning Location Hub® and maintains the gold standard for GIS location-based data in Canada.


The premier marketing and analytical services company in Canada, Environics Analytics helps customers turn data and analytics into insight, strategy and engagement. EA offers the full range of analytical services—from data supplier to strategic consultancy—and provides over-the-counter reports, purpose-built software-as-a-service and a wide variety of modelling approaches. Its team of quantitative marketers, modellers and geographers are expert at helping organizations identify their business challenges, develop data-driven solutions and achieve success along every phase of their analytics journey. EA is a member of the Environics group, a unique alliance of companies dedicated to providing intelligent research, analytics and communications.


The Eaton Chair in Retailing is an endowed Chair that was established at Ryerson University in 1994 to help celebrate the 125th anniversary of the T. Eaton Company. In total 50 organizations and individuals, led by the Eaton Foundation, supported the initiative. The fundamental objective of the Chair is to foster retail research excellence in Canada through the dissemination of results-oriented research and information that would profile the strategic significance of the Canadian retail economy. The Chair's activities are also directed towards developing research partnerships that will help strengthen the competitive position of retailers in Canada.


Founded in 1957, ICSC is the global trade association of the shopping center industry. Its more than 70,000 members in over 100 countries include shopping center owners, developers, managers, investors, retailers, brokers, academics, and public officials. The shopping center industry is essential to economic development and opportunity. They are a significant job creator, driver of GDP, and critical revenue source for the communities they serve through the collection of sales taxes and the payment of property taxes. These taxes fund important municipal services like firefighters, police officers, school services, and infrastructure like roadways and parks. Shopping centers aren’t only fiscal engines however; they are integral to the social fabric of their communities by providing a central place to congregate with friends and family, discuss community matters, and participate in and encourage philanthropic endeavors.


RCC is a not-for-profit, industry-funded association representing more than 45,000 store fronts of all retail formats across Canada, including department, specialty, discount, and independent stores, and online merchants.  RCC is a strong advocate for retailing in Canada and works with all levels of government and other stakeholders to support employment growth and career opportunities in retail, to promote and sustain retail investments in communities from coast-to-coast, and to enhance consumer choice and industry competitiveness. RCC also provides its members with a full range of services and programs including education and training, benchmarking and best practices, networking, advocacy, and industry information.


Tetrad delivers cost-effective and flexible market analysis solutions to help businesses make critical site and market related decisions. For the past two decades, our solutions have empowered our clients from diverse industries — including retail, real estate, and healthcare — to make smarter decisions. We work closely with our clients to provide the right mix of data, analytical tools and services to help them solve complex business challenges with ease. Our desktop, web and mobile based solutions enable researchers and strategists to collect data, share maps, seamlessly deploy predictive models and communicate well-presented reports to executives in the field.