The dynamics of our extraordinary environment, business community and exceptional talent has spurred growth and innovation in Mississauga’s information and communications technology (ICT) sector. This strong and expanding sector is enabling major innovations across all industries.


2nd Largest ICT cluster in North America (as part of the Toronto-Waterloo Corridor)
770+ ICT companies
36K employees
15 universities and 17 colleges within a 1-hour drive


Information & Communications Technology

Centrally located in the Kitchener/Waterloo-Toronto Innovation Corridor, local firms benefit from proximity to key customers, talent, investors, R&D, incubators, academic institutions and other regional assets while enjoying considerable less expensive commercial and industrial space options.

  • Home to prominent Enterprise Support and Software Development clusters: key segments characterized by B2B, entrepreneurial and global opportunities
  • Centrally located in North America’s 2nd largest information and communications technology (ICT) cluster, accounting for 50-60% of innovation activity in Canada
  • Home to a larger cluster of ICT companies, compared to Markham, Kitchener and Waterloo combined
  • Leading international ICT firms have chosen Mississauga as a head office and/or centre of excellence location (e.g. Accenture, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, Panasonic, Samsung)
  • Home to Pearson International Airport, Canada’s largest airport and North America’s 2nd busiest airport, serving over 44 million passengers annually
  • Our home grown companies are developing global innovations across all sectors (e.g. Blackberry, IMAX, Optiva, PointClickCare & SOTI)

“SOTI is proud to call Mississauga home. It’s in this city that we have found top talent to fuel our company’s global growth. It’s in Mississauga that we draw people from around the world to come and be part of something big. In Mississauga we can achieve endless possibilities.” Carl Rodrigues, President & CEO, SOTI Inc.