Thank you to our Sponsors!

Check out some of the sponsors of LEAD 2022 below!

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Prairie Payments Joint Venture (PPJV) was created as the sole payments processing entity for the all prairie credit unions and other financial services organizations. PPJV is a joint venture between the Credit Union Centrals of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, collectively representing credit unions across the three prairie provinces to modernize and transform the payment processing infrastructure for the credit union system. Our mission is to ensure prairie credit unions are competitive in payments by providing access to the most efficient, cost-effective and modernized payments processing infrastructure, empowering credit unions to be innovative while providing new payment product offerings for their members. PPJV provides Interac e-Transfer® and other core payment processing solutions including Bill Payment, Wires, AFT and Cheque processing, and will play a central role in the modernization of payment processing activities for the credit unions and financial institutions served in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and beyond. PPJV is proud to be the top sponsor of LEAD 2022, at the Innovator level.

Celero is a leading provider of digital technology and integration solutions to credit unions and financial institutions across Canada. Clients trust Celero’s proven track record delivering innovative banking technologies, digital and payment solutions, cloud computing, outsourcing, IT and advisory services. Celero offers reliability and security through its world-class hosted banking system and data center operations. With key partnerships across the globe, Celero also brings the scale and extensive capabilities of multinational technology companies and the focused expertise of fintech startups. For more information, visit Celero is proud to be the second top sponsor of LEAD 2022 at the Collaborator Level.

At EY, our purpose is building a better working world. The insights and services we provide help to create long-term value for clients, people and society, and to build trust in the capital markets.

Trusted by millions of individuals accessing financial services at world-class companies, Flinks enables businesses to connect to their customers’ financial accounts, enrich this data, and utilize it to deliver better digital products. Serving innovators in lending, fintech, digital banking, asset management and insurance, Flinks is becoming a global leader in financial data, open banking and analytics. To learn more, visit

Canadian Credit Union Association is the national trade association for Canada’s credit unions and caisses populaires outside Quebec. Collectively, Canada’s 212 credit unions generate over $6.5 billion in economic impact, are leaders in small business lending, and have assets of $283 billion. CCUA members work together to advance the common interests of the sector. CCUA advocates for supportive legislative and regulatory policy development and works to improve federal and provincial legislation impacting credit unions. We support credit unions in meeting compliance expectations, develop and share national marketing campaigns and provide proactive communications to increase national awareness. Cusource® is the professional develop and education arm of CCUA and supports the success of credit union employees and boards of directors by providing best-in-class continuing learning solutions in a variety of formats including instructor-led, virtual, micro-learning and eLearning. Comprehensive programs are designed and curated specifically for credit unions by industry experts and professionals and can be customized to meet an organization’s unique learning path and learning delivery requirements. Specialized solutions and programs include governance training for board members, employee professional development in particular areas of focus, sales and service skills success, and sustainability strategizing. CCUA and Cusource are proud to be a Leader Level Sponsor.

We are the leading Talent Development solutions provider for credit unions in North America. We educate, develop and support credit union CEOs, executives, directors, and emerging leaders through partnerships with premier business schools, live and online events, digital learning, networking, and premium content. With 33,000+ members and growing, we measure success one leader at a time. Connect with us at For daily insights on issues impacting credit unions visit CUES is proud to be a Leader Level Sponsor.

Wyth Financial is the trade name of Concentra Bank, a purpose-driven Schedule I bank that serves Canadian consumers and businesses, credit unions and Fintechs. Headquartered in Saskatoon, SK, Wyth is a digital bank that helps people save money, buy a property, set up a Trust, manage an estate and grow a business. It also offers unique financial products created jointly with innovative partners. Wyth Trust is the trade name for Concentra Trust, a federally regulated, wholly owned subsidiary of Concentra Bank. Concentra Bank has an investment-grade external debt rating from DBRS and is one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. Wyth is proud to be a Partner Level sponsor.

Simpplr provides employee experience software that helps companies connect and align employees. With what Simpplr calls Live EX, the platform helps companies communicate better in a distributed world and measures an organization’s heartbeat by understanding employee alignment and sentiment in real time. Ultimately, Simpplr aims to enable more positive work environments by helping organizations be more open and caring. Trusted by leading brands, including DocuSign, Eurostar, and AAA, our customers are achieving measurable productivity gains, increased employee engagement and retention, and accelerated business performance.

NewGround is Canada’s thought-leader in strategy, innovative design, and project management. We have been serving credit unions coast-to-coast for over 30 years. We create branded spaces and help credit unions master the power of their space to create next generation head office and retail solutions. Located in Waterloo and Vancouver, please visit our website at

Everlink Payment Services Inc. is a leading provider of comprehensive, innovative and integrated payments solutions and services for credit unions, banks, and small/medium enterprises (SMEs) across Canada. Learn more at