Technology Integration

Our objective is to support Small to Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs), with the demonstration of their connected/autonomous technology, in a fleet of 20 vehicles (Sedans, CUVs, SUVs, Transit Buses and Utility Trucks), to global original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), Tier 1 and 2  parts manufacturers, multinational enterprises (MNE) and other potential customers. The integration of the technology should help to showcase the unique offerings that the Tech can offer, both in a dynamic and static demonstration. If you are an Ontario-based SME and would like to be a part of the AVIN Demonstration Zone project, please go to submissions and complete the intake form and supplier agreement document.


In the new world of automotive, the one where ACES (Automated, Connected, Electric and Shared) is driving the global OEMs to rapidly transition and transform their business models from selling and financing vehicles to selling kilometers, services and electrons. The connectTEC Conference – The Network aspires to bring together Canada’s Leaders in Auto, ICT, Industry and Infrastructure to discuss the challenges and identify the opportunities that lie ahead for Canadian manufacturers.

The APMA believes it’s imperative that for Canada to succeed as a future-relevant auto jurisdiction, we must be global leaders in the broader ACES and Mobility Ecosystems. The starting line is still before us, the race has begun, but the finish line has not yet been drawn.

Join us on the 11th June as you hear from global thought leaders from GM, Siemens, LeddarTech and the Intelligent city of Stratford, as they share their insights into the current and future developments in Intelligent Mobility, Intelligent Industry, and Intelligent Infrastructure.

Please download and complete the Registration Form
To register for the 12th June APMA Annual Conference & Exhibition, please go to:

Sponsorship Opportunities

The APMA’s connectTEC Conference 2019 provides technology & automotive-tech companies with the opportunity to increase their level of exposure through numerous sponsorship opportunities. With a captive audience of over 150 attendees, from c-suites, global innovation companies, tech start-ups, the auto insurance and auto-tech leaders, sponsoring a specific component of the conference provides a superb opportunity to show support for a strong and vibrant Canadian automotive technology industry, while improving your brand awareness and recognition among Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association (APMA) members, industry colleagues and stakeholders.

Who will you meet?

Senior leaders from:
  • OEMs
  • Regulators
  • C/AV Technology Providers
  • Connected & Autonomous Vehicle Startups
  • SMART City Technology providers
  • Industry 4.4/IOT Global Leaders
  • Academia & Research Institutes
  • Ontario’s Auto-Tech Regional leaders (Windsor-to-Ottawa)
Please download and complete the Sponsorship Package information and Form
Contact APMA for further details & page (as a PDF attachment) to

Please allow at least one week prior to the submission deadline for the application to be reviewed for completeness.

Applications initiated less than one week prior to the deadline MAY NOT have sufficient time to be reviewed apmaTEC staff and then revised by re-submitted by applicant.
Include relevant dates for Submission Process:
  • Submission Window Open and Deadline dates
  • Evaluation Duration (from when to when)
  • Notification of Results

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

  • Who should submit proposals?
    • Any/all small and medium size Enterprises (SMEs) in Ontario, that have developed new connected and/or autonomous vehicle technology, that is ready to be commercialized.
  • How do I submit a proposal?
  • What should I include in my proposal?
    • Complete the technology supplier agreement form, the intake form and provide any additional details about your product(s).
  • When is my proposal due?  
    • Friday 21st September,2018
  • How does the proposal selection work?
    • All new technology proposals will be reviewed by the AVIN/APMA Demonstration Zone ‘Advanced Technology Working Group’ (ATWG).
All questions regarding either the Submission process, the Intake Forms or simply general questions should be sent in writing to