Why join?

GAMA International Canada is Canada's only professional association dedicated to promoting the professional development needs of management in the financial services industry.

Access world–class education and training RESOURCES

GAMA International Canada provides informal, interactive learning with a focus on professional development and networking.

  • Earn a certificate and CE credits through GAMA's 4–course Systems for Success Field Leadership Series — Canada's only in–person professional development workshops for leaders in the financial services industry. You will hear from the masters, share ideas with your peers, assess your current practices, and develop an action plan to enhance your recruiting and selection process in order to bring the best candidates on board.

    Take advantage of our limited-time referral promotion for a complimentary Field Leadership Series workshop registration. Learn more at gamacanada.com/Leaders.

  • Attend GAMACAST teleconferences on industry best practices — Learn from highly respected, national–level industry talent from the comfort of your office or home. Teleconferences focus on such topics as recruitment, retention, training and supervision, transitioning to new leadership, compliance, marketing, multiline and leadership/development.

  • Receive free subscription to FORUM Magazine — Published eight times a year, industry experts and seasoned journalists provide valuable insights into the issues and trends that matter most to Canada's financial professionals. Topics include practice management, investing, insurance, financial planning, succession planning, and estate and tax planning.

Build RELATIONSHIPS with peer professionals

Belonging to GAMA International Canada provides you with the opportunity to network with colleagues, industry leaders, and experts locally, nationally and internationally, and from companies in varying distribution channels. Having such access to counsel, guidance and encouragement from fellow leaders is of immeasurable value and offers GAMA International Canada members a tremendous opportunity not available anywhere else.

Grow through industry LEADERSHIP opportunities

Attend GAMA's annual Leadership and Management (LAMP) Conference — Hosted by our US affiliate, GAMA International, this conference takes place annually in March and features interactive educational workshops, top–notch keynote speakers and the opportunity to network with peers and industry leaders locally, nationally and internationally. Sharpen your skills, learn what others have done to become — and stay — successful and share ideas with your colleagues. And what's more, as a GAMA International Canada member, you receive a $550 US savings on registration to this exciting event specifically designed for managers and leaders in the financial services industry.

Be a RECOGNIZED member for achieving standards of excellence in distribution management

For nearly three decades, GAMA International Canada's member Awards Program has been recognizing the achievement of leaders in the financial services industry. Become recognized as the best of the best in distribution management through GAMA International Canada's prestigious Management Awards Program.