Confirmed Supporters

Confirmed Sponsors

WMRC 2019 would like to thank the following companies for their generous support:







Confirmed Exhibitors

AdventureSmart is a national program dedicated to encouraging Canadians and visitors to Canada to “Get informed and go outdoors”. AdventureSmart combines online and on-site awareness with targeted outreach to try and reduce the number and severity of Search and Rescue Incidents. (
  ARKTOS Developments
  Baltic Workboats AS
BC Shipping News
BC Shipping News has quickly become the ‘must-read’ journal for commercial marine industry stakeholders. With a refreshing and unique perspective on maritime issues, BCSN profiles industry leaders, reviews the latest in technology and engineering, and ultimately provides a vehicle of communication for the many voices of the shipping industry on Canada’s West Coast. (
CM Technologies, Inc.
CM Technologies, Inc. conducts maritime search & rescue (SAR) training and consulting operations in Canada and internationally. We are currently seeking a business partner to facilitate commercialization of our patented CAPSAVE™ Salvage & Rescue System, which helps responders deliver air and light into the air pocket of a capsized vessel. (
Deep Trekker Inc.
Deep Trekker’s mission is simple: we want to give anyone on earth an opportunity to explore the depths of our vast open waters, investigate and monitor ports, harbors and boat hull, and bring innovation to how teams conduct search and rescue missions – by increasing search times and diver safety. (
Dive Rescue International
Dive Rescue International trains and outfits public safety, governmental, and military agencies for aquatic environment response. Specialized training at host agency locations include topics covering rescue, recovery, and investigation in Swiftwater, Scuba, Ice, and Open water environments. Dive Rescue International has been a leading authority for more than 40 years. (
  DSS Group
  E-Comm 9-1-1
Gecko Head Gear
We have over twenty years experience custom making watersports helmets for surfers, sailors, kayakers and more, including providing protective head gear for professional athletes including big wave surfer Al Mennie. Our marine safety helmets are used by rescue organisations worldwide, including the RNLI, Police, RAF and coastguards.(
Helly Hansen
Founded in Norway in 1877, Helly Hansen develops professional-grade gear that helps people stay and feel alive. Through insights drawn from living and working in the world’s harshest environments, Helly Hansen is worn and trusted by more than 55,000 professionals, including Search and Rescue operations and over 200 ski resorts. (
  ICOM Canada
  International Maritime Organization (IMO)
  Jastram Engineering

Life Proof Boats
International Maritime Rescue Federation
The IMRF (formerly known as The International Lifeboat Federation) was founded in 1924 and is the international charity focused on preventing loss of life in the world’s waters. We work with government and non-government SAR organizations to achieve this, including volunteer responders. We now have over a hundred member organizations in more than 50 countries, working together to save lives by improving maritime SAR capability around the globe. (
Mustang Survival
For over 50 years Mustang Survival has been delivering confidence to those who work, play or protect on or in the water. Our headquarters, the Mustang Survival Waterlife Studio in British Columbia, Canada, includes a science lab, a prototyping shop, an 11 foot deep testing pool and a full manufacturing center to carefully craft our marine gear. (
  Nautilus Lifeline
Oceanalpha Company Limited
Founded in 2010, OceanAlpha is the leading and largest Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) company in the world. OceanAlpha has developed more than 25 models of USVs varying from 1m to 50m. In the last 8 years, more than 400 units of OceanAlpha’s USV have been sold to 18 countries in five continents. (
Ocean Rodeo
One Piece Drysuits for the uncompromising. (
  Press To Talk Gadgets
  RHOTHETA International
Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue
Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue is a volunteer-based organization that operates more than 30 marine rescue stations on the British Columbia coast and in the B.C. Interior. From Vancouver’s busy harbour to the remote waters of the North Coast, our volunteer crews are on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, ready to respond to marine emergencies. (
  Sherp Yeti Roughrider Rentals
Shockwave Seats
SHOCKWAVE is a Canadian company with a global presence, originally founded in 1965. They design and manufacture marine suspension seats for professional and recreational markets. It’s their commitment to continual improvement, rigorous testing, safety standards and innovative shock module design, that protects boaters from the shock of wave impact. They work with leading military and safety organizations to customize marine suspension solutions for specific use. (
SHOXS provides highly engineered, premium quality shock mitigation seating systems designed for extreme use. Our goal is simple: to transform the experience of impact so boaters can safely travel farther and faster, no matter the destination or conditions. (
  Volvo Penta
Western Canada Marine Response Corp
WCMRC is the only Transport Canada-certified marine spill response organization on Canada’s West Coast. Our mandate under the Canada Shipping Act is to be prepared to respond to spills and to mitigate impacts when they occur. This includes the protection of wildlife, environmental sensitivities, and the safety of the public. (
Zodiac Hurricane Technologies, Inc.
The global leader for military and professional RIBs and inflatables. (

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