ELO Forums 2023 Sponsors "Who's Who": New All-Time Record!

The number of sponsors of the 2023 ELO Forums in Winnipeg, Vancouver, and Toronto has hit an all-time record! We are thankful for each sponsor, as they help allow us to put on the ELO Forums every year so we can connect, equip, and celebrate Christian entrepreneurs across Canada. Here is our who’s who list of sponsors and national sponsors* (so far):



  • Opportunity International (National Sponsor) empowers families to leave poverty behind for good by providing financial products, services, and training along their paths toward new lives filled with strength, hope, resilience, and the power to achieve their dreams.
  • Silent Partner Software (National Sponsor) is a company committed to building exceptional software products to support nonprofits. As experts in the nonprofit space, they pride themselves on understanding the current and emerging needs of nonprofits and building the tools they need to do more, better.
  • Youth Unlimited (National Sponsor) is part of Youth for Christ Canada, an international, non-denominational Christian ministry that, for over 75 years, has passionately engaged young people to live their full life potential as designed by God.
  • Cardus (National Sponsor) is a non-partisan think tank dedicated to clarifying and strengthening, through research and dialogue, how society’s institutions can work together for the common good.
  • Stillwater Capital (National Sponsor) is the leader in mid-market acquisitions, divestitures, and advisory services that brings together extensive experience, strategic thinking, and world-class execution to guide you through every challenge and see you through to a successful close.
  • FutureSight Ventures (National Sponsor) is a Venture Studio that founds and funds vertical B2B Saas ventures, building world-class businesses with values-driven leaders.
  • Visual College of Art and Design in Vancouver is committed to providing an education that's relevant, hands-on, and practical. Their programs reflect current market trends and their facilities come equipped with the tools and equipment you need to fully immerse yourself in a world of creativity.
  • The Paradox Hotel Group is a global hotel brand with roots in Vancouver, BC, offering a new take on the luxury-lifestyle hotel experience.



  • Trinity Western University (National Sponsor) is deeply committed to providing a transformational education, where students will develop practical professional skills while exploring bigger ideas about calling.
  • Christian School Foundation (National Sponsor) supports nearly 100 Christian schools across six provinces by providing tuition bursaries, support for skilled trades education and leadership development, and coordination of the collective investment of long-term assets so that Christian schools can influence our culture in the name of Christ.
  • Royal LePage RCR Realty is the leading provider of Newmarket & Cottage Country, ON, real estate with 18 locations to serve clients better.
  • Fraserway RV strives for 100% customer satisfaction by believing in and following their company's mission and values, where customers can feel confident in choosing Fraserway RV as their Place For Everything RV.
  • Avisar, based in Vancouver, BC, is a top accounting firm for small- and medium-sized businesses whose goal is to make running a business or not-for-profit organization less stressful by demystifying the numbers and turning them into tools that clients can use to make smarter decisions.
  • Barnabas Landing is a place for slowing, reflecting, and reconnecting with God and one another on BC's beautiful Sunshine Coast.
  • Redeemer University, Ancaster, ON, is where education is about understanding a complex global world, thinking critically from a kingdom perspective, and following Christ’s call to transform culture and communities.
  • Buller School of Business at Providence University offers a Christian business education balanced in both theory and practical business application.
  • Cooke Media Group, founded by producer and media consultant Phil Cooke, has developed a remarkable team of experts that can help deliver your groundbreaking ideas to the world through communication strategies, video, web development and design, social media, book publishing, church media, broadcast television, and movies. Their goal is to inspire your followers and audience to act.
  • Quarks/Urban Trail is headquartered in Winnipeg, MB, and has over 30 retail locations across Canada, in addition to an online store that offers a wide range of footwear for women, men, and kids.
  • Rivercity AV, Winnipeg, MB, has years of experience installing a wide range of home theatre systems and various home theatre setups and helps their clients use their equipment effectively.
  • Adult & Teen Challenge offers community support programs that focus on crisis & trauma counselling and intervention, recovery coaching, an outpatient addiction recovery program that provides multiple support groups and a world renowned long term live in recovery and discipleship program. They also provide professional counselling for families, workplace certification programs, and operate multiple social enterprises.



  • Global Aid Network (National Sponsor) reveals hope by sharing God’s unconditional love and restoring life by demonstrating the gospel through compassionate action to those who are living in poverty, injustice, and crisis around the world.
  • George Street Law, an entrepreneurial law firm in Hamilton, ON, led by Gary Hoftyzer, provides personalized solutions to all of a client's legal needs.
  • Coastal Church is a non-denominational multi-site church meeting in Greater Vancouver, BC, focused on relationships and weekly self-development.
  • Edu Deo Ministries exists to advance Christ-centred education for children in the majority world.
  • Cooke Aquaculture, headquartered in Black Harbour, NS, is a family-owned and managed company that has operated a sustainable aquaculture business around the world for over 35 years.
  • Banyan Air provides exceptional aviation services to its customers through dedication to quality, safety, and efficiency while maintaining a commitment to growth and the development of its team.
  • Langley Sportsplex features 4 Ice Hockey Rinks available for Hockey teams, rentals, ice skating, and tournaments to bring together the young and the old for Canada's well-loved sports.


We also have supporting organizations for our events:

  • Alpha Canada continually supports the church with resources and tools that help create a space where people are excited to bring their friends for a conversation about Jesus.
  • Columbia Bible College, Abbotsford, BC, is where students learn about faith and themselves to help guide their future.
  • City in Focus supports individuals, groups, and the city of Vancouver. They provide pastoral care for the individual, mediation for families, and chaplaincy for groups and businesses.
  • Apologetics Canada has a mission to equip the Christian community with a biblically sound, intellectually robust, and culturally engaged faith.
  • Martinrea is a global leader in propulsion solutions, committed to driving vehicle advancements through innovative engineering and R&D

 *National Sponsors are supporting all three events!