Making Change Possible

Every great innovation needs a spark. For our teams and attendees, the socially and environmentally conscious organizations who sponsor and partner with The Breakout Project are that spark. Without their commitment to investing in the future, none of this is possible.

The Breakout Project is honoured and grateful to be working with these esteemed partners and sponsors.

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Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2017, and Ontario150 is keeping the celebration going all year round by supporting and funding events and programs across the province. The grant programs created by Ontario150 will help municipalities, community groups and not-for-profit organizations to celebrate Canada’s history, explore opportunities for the future, and build social and cultural legacies for future generations.


City of Kingston

The City of Kingston manages the city’s facilities, infrastructure, and local services, building a thriving and energized community with economic and employment growth and prosperity. The City of Kingston protects Kingston’s proud history and cherished traditions while setting its sights on the change and new ideas that keep this city at the forefront of innovation.


St. Lawrence Parks Commission

The St. Lawrence Parks Commission proudly protects and makes accessible thousands of hectares of park land and attractions including Fort Henry National Historic Site of Canada, Upper Canada Village, and various campgrounds, beaches, sanctuaries and nature trails. These cultural treasures draw tourists from around the world and provide recreational opportunities for residents.


Smart & Biggar

Smart & Biggar is Canada’s largest intellectual property and technology law firm. We work with global and domestic businesses and law firms, to help them secure, protect and maximize the value of their innovations and intellectual property investments in Canada.

Consistently recognized as the leading Canadian IP firm by a wide range of third party domestic and international rankings, we have been providing the world’s most successful and innovative businesses with sophisticated and creative IP solutions for over 100 years.

From five offices across Canada, and through a worldwide network of associate firms, we offer the full complement of intellectual property services, across all practice areas including:

  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Licensing & IP Transactions
  • IP Management & Strategic Counselling
  • IP Litigation
  • Copyright & Media
  • Industrial Design
  • Life sciences & Regulatory Compliance
  • Marketing & Advertising


Tourism Kingston / Kingston Accommodation Partners

Tourism Kingston
This vibrant city attracts tourists, businesses, and youth alike. With its picturesque historic backdrop, culinary and cultural wonders, and the convergence of great minds in several higher-learning institutions, Kingston is perfectly positioned to become Canada’s leading technology and startup hub. Visit Kingston has all the information residents, tourists, and newcomers need to sightsee, study, work, live, and play in Kingston, Ontario.

Kingston Accommodation Partners
This unified group of Kingston-area hotel owners works tirelessly to ensure that all visitors to our city have an amazing experience. We work in partnership with KAP to provide all visiting attendees of The Breakout Project everything they need to enjoy their overnight stays in Kingston.


Kingston Economic Development Corporation

KEDCO oversees, promotes, attracts and retains business in the Kingston community to ensure long-term economic sustainability, driving jobs and investment into the Kingston community. Their mission is to maintain and grow Kingston as a city “where private and public enterprises thrive, individuals and entrepreneurs grow, and a diversity of people want to visit, live, work and do business.”


St. Lawrence College

The core of our existence is based on providing innovative learning opportunities to all our students, full-time or part-time, in the classroom, on the web, and on the job. Our innovation delivers value to our students, partners and communities.

St. Lawrence College has campuses in Kingston, Brockville, and Cornwall.