BRUSSELS – 28 October 2013 – DITTA today announces that ITAC, the Information Technology Association of Canada, has joined the global association.
ITAC is the national association of Canada’s information and communications technology (ICT) industry, representing a broad range of large, medium and small enterprises spanning telecommunications and internet services, ICT consulting services, hardware, microelectronics, software and electronic content. ITAC’s mission is to promote and enhance the significant contribution that digital technology can make to Canada’s economic prosperity.
Brendan Seaton, President of ITAC Health, said, “We have decided to join DITTA to benefit from its global activities, in particular from the exchange of best practice and expertise with other stakeholders and the opportunities to collaborate with the other DITTA members on removal of trade barriers, as we aim to expand the market reach of our members”.
Nicole Denjoy, DITTA Chair, added, “We are delighted to have ITAC on board, as we share the same commitment to the promotion of sensible regulation, harmonized regulatory frameworks and the use of international standards to further develop our industries and improve access to the life-saving products our members manufacture around the globe. The addition of ITAC will further amplify our global voice, and enhance DITTA’s capacity to respond to challenges and promote the interests of our industry worldwide”.
For more information, contact
Tel: +32 (0)2 706 8961
President, ITAC Health
DITTA Communications Advisor
Tel: +32 (0)496 116198
Note to the Editor
ITAC is the voice of the Canadian information and communications technologies (ICT) industry which is comprised of about 33,300 companies, generates $155 billion in revenues, contributes $67.2 billion to the Canadian GDP, accounts for 3% of total employment (approximately 572,700 jobs) and is the largest performer of private sector R&D ($4.8 billion).