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Manufacturers’ IT Council (MITC)

A Manufacturers’ IT Council (MITC) is an exclusive group of senior professionals from non-competing CME members.

An MITC peer group provides a forum for the confidential exchange of information on a wide range of current IT issues. Meetings are highly interactive and participants are expected to share their experiences on various topics to help the group resolve their organization’s IT challenges. Groups also gain access to CME resources and trusted third party subject matter experts.

Council Participants

Common participants in an MITC include: IT leaders, CTO, CIO, Director of Technology, Computer and Information Systems Manager, Senior Network Architect, Senior Systems Software Engineer, Systems Administrator, Technical Operations Officer, Database Administrator, Network Engineer, Security Specialist


Resolving IT and IIoT challenges faced by small and medium sized manufacturers in today’s global environment.


Sample Discussion Topics
  • IT Best Practices
  • Risk Management
  • IT Operational Improvements
  • Optimizing Manufacturing Using IT
  • Cybersecurity
  • Enterprise Software Systems (including ERP and CRM)
  • Innovation
  • Project Management
  • Leadership and Managing People
  • IIoT
  • Budgeting and Strategic Planning

 Announcing MITC Facilitator!


Mike Knapp,

Technology Strategist,
Security Advisor & Project Superhero

Incrementa Consulting 


Read full bio here.

How It Works

  • Participants are matched with peer executives of other leading non-competing companies.
  • Benefit from peer support and learning, as well as from CME resources.
  • The council is coordinated and guided by a trained facilitator who has senior level IT experience.
  • Each month, a morning meeting is held at one of the participants’ factories or facilities.
  • Discussions are confidential.

For more information or to join an MITC, please contact

Jennifer Tsang
Manager, Operations
Office: (604) 713-7800 x 5210


***Participation in a MITC is an opportunity exclusive to CME members in good standing!

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