As a hub airport, Toronto Pearson creates connectivity, attracting business from around the world, accommodating the growing needs of local communities, and driving trade and foreign direct investment. As such, we have the privilege of positively affecting many people. We thought the best way to show how Toronto Pearson as a hub airport creates an impact across our communities was to share with you a few examples of exactly how.
In conjunction with the Economic Impact Study, highlighting the airport's many contributions to Ontario's economy, the Greater Toronto Airports Authority wanted to hear firsthand from those that rely on the airport to keep their business running.
Based in Kingston, Ontario, Transformix is a premier supplier of factory automation systems and products, serving an international clientele of manufacturing firms in diverse industries. Hear how Toronto Pearson keeps them connected to clients around the world.
Metalcraft Marine delivers high-performance aluminum work boats that are highly customized. To General Manager Michael Allen, it’s essential to have Toronto Pearson nearby to facilitate connections with clients around the world. Hear how Toronto Pearson supports business for Metalcraft Marine.
Stantive not only thinks of its customers, it also thinks of its customers’ customers. It believes that solid relationships built on trust and shared purpose is the only path to customer success. Stantive collaborates with globally-based customers every day to help them engage in meaningful relationships with their employees, partners, and ultimately their own customers.
Music Canada is a passionate advocate for music and those who create it. Music is one of the most visible and highly recognized expressions of the Canadian experience. Therefore, Music Canada believes it is important to promote and protect the value of music and its production. Founded in 1964, Music Canada is a non-profit trade organization that promotes the interests of its members as well as their partners, the artists.
“York University has students with origins from 165 countries and 288 university partnerships around the globe. Expenditure by international students in Canada increased from $6.5 Billion in 2008 to more than $8 Billion in 2010. Toronto Pearson, as a globally connected airport, helps to make this a reality.”—Mamdouh Shoukri, President & Vice Chancellor, York University
Optech Inc. is the world leader in the development and manufacturing of advanced lidar and camera survey instruments for airborne, mobile and terrestrial mapping. They have operations and staff worldwide, meaning they rely on the connectivity afforded by Toronto Pearson.
"The importance of global access via Toronto Pearson for the entertainment industry is critical. Ticketmaster works around the world to bring stars, and the travellers that follow, to Toronto and Canada.”
—Patti-Anne Tarlton, Chief Operating Officer, Ticketmaster Canada