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The Voice of Canada’s Investment Funds Industry

Membership Benefits

IFIC membership offers companies and their employees a number of benefits including:

The opportunity to contribute to public policy discussions

IFIC is known for our leadership and trusted for our expertise. Experts from our Member and Affiliate companies contribute to industry responses on important public policy issues and advocate for changes to ensure a strong, stable investment sector where investors can realize their financial goals.

Tools to help you succeed

Guidelines and information bulletins provide the most current regulatory updates and describe best practices on a wide range of industry topics.

Employees of member companies can sign up for IFIC Weekly Update an e-newsletter featuring the latest news on public policy and regulatory developments that affect the industry, along with news about workshops, research and educational tools, and more.

Seminars and networking opportunities

Each year, IFIC hosts a full agenda of topical workshops and seminars, along with three signature events:

  • Annual Leadership Conference —Canada’s pre-eminent event for the mutual funds industry—features an outstanding line up of guest speakers and timely discussion panels. This event, held in October, brings together the industry’s most senior leaders.
  • Annual Golf Classic —a summer gathering that has become the signature networking event of the funds industry in Canada.
  • Operations Day – delivers a full day of practical programs designed to add value to your business and drive results . Held each November, the day features subject experts who share insights on regulatory and operational developments.

For a full list of upcoming events, click here.

Timely industry news

Our member-only weekly newsletter summarizes the latest in policy and regulatory developments, invites member participation and comment on the issues of the day, announces upcoming events, and provides other important information.

Special pricing on our job board

IFIC’s job board is an active and popular source of positions/employees in the financial services sector. If your company is seeking talent, IFIC membership includes special pricing on all postings.

Access to the latest industry statistics

Media and policymakers rely on IFIC’s professional statistical analysis to make crucial decisions in the marketplace. For more details, visit IFIC’s dedicated Statistics website.

Access to IFIC’s annual compensation survey

Gain access to the Mutual Funds Industry Compensation Survey, conducted in partnership with Hay Group Limited. Now in its 21st year, the survey collects salary and incentive information for more than 90 industry-benchmarked positions at all levels. Click here.

Exclusive discounts

IFIC Members and Affiliates are eligible for discounts from companies such as Ipsos Reid and Fundata on services to maximize your business productivity. Click here.

Use of IFIC’s logo trademark

IFIC has designed a wordmark that incorporates the phrase: “A Member of The Investment Funds Institute of Canada.” Member firms can use this wordmark on their printed and digital materials to promote their relationship with IFIC, and their commitment to a strong and stable industry that serves investors.

For details, refer to our IFIC Member Logo Guide.

For more information, contact Adriana Peternel, Webmaster ( 416-309-2309).

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If your firm is an IFIC Member or Affiliate sign up for your user account!