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Call for Sponsors

Call for sponsors is now open! Click here to see our sponsorship prospectus.

Thank you for your interest in sponsoring this years CESBC Evaluation Conference. We have added an option for Individuals as well a continued with our options for organizations. All options and more details can be found in our sponsorship prospectus. 

Conference sponsorship involves a number of benefits, including: complementary conference registration(s) and increased visibility to conference goers as well as the wider evaluation community through promotion on social media and various other outlets.

Additionally, the money provided through your sponsorship will be used to fund students, emerging evaluators, and members of underrepresented groups in the form of bursaries and travel grants to improve access to the conference and professional development opportunities. Last year, through sponsorship funding, we were able to offer bursaries and travel grants to 100% of individuals, 7 in total, who applied.

2023 Sponsors

Ference & Company is one of the largest and oldest consulting firms in Canada specializing in program evaluation studies.  We have conducted over 400 program evaluation studies on behalf of federal, provincial and municipal governments as well as non-profit organizations. The types of program evaluation assignments conducted include summative evaluations, process evaluations, interim evaluations, evaluation frameworks, developmental evaluations, operational reviews, and performance measurement strategies. We are based in Vancouver with over 10 staff that have master degrees in a variety of areas including public policy, health administration, economics and business administration. Several of our staff have a Credential Evaluator designation.

The Mission of HCA is to provide the best services combined with the best research and advice in planning and evaluation to clients. HCA is committed to supporting organizations and communities to define, plan for and achieve their own vision of successful programming. Our consultants are Credentialed Evaluators who specialize in Monitoring and Evaluation, Strategic Planning, Results Based Management, and Professional Development and Training. Since its inception in 1997, HCA has conducted over 200 program evaluations, research reports, strategic plans, and related projects across Canada and internationally. For more information, please visit us at:

MNP collaborates with government, non-government agencies and communities on evaluation, measurement and Social Return on Investment (SROI) studies of programs, services, and operations, all to inform decisions on delivery and outcomes; to report on the impacts and related value for funders; and to demonstrate accountability. The MNP team, from coast to coast and in Northern Canada, includes credentialed evaluators and certified SROI practitioners along with strategy, data analytic, research, engagement, and organizational specialists.  Added to this are our Indigenous, public sector and industry niche experts.  Taken together, you will have the confidence that MNP can bring to light the strengths and opportunities that lend to meaningful advice on design, administration, and results.

Qatalyst is a mission-driven organization. We exist to create meaningful change by supporting our clients in their pursuit to make society and our communities better for everyone. Qatalyst delivers a full range of integrated services such as Impact Measurement and Management, Evaluation and Monitoring, Strategy and Planning, as well as in Innovation and Technology. We continue to build our research capabilities, expanding our network of researchers, field staff and data scientists to support the collection and analysis of impact and other data. We match this with a network of more than 200 functional, sectoral, and programming experts to meet our clients’ needs. Qatalyst has made significant investments in developing and adopting new technologies and tools, including utilizing AI to improve the efficiency of our services. We are establishing Centres of Research Excellence to ensure that we remain on the leading-edge and are able to deliver a progressively wider range of research services more quickly and cost-effectively than ever before.

If you have any questions, or would like to discuss sponsorship further please do not hesitate to contact us

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