About Us

The PMI Lakeshore Ontario Chapter (PMILOC) of the Project Management Institute (PMI) is a non-profit body of volunteers, established in 1999, to promote further awareness and recognition to the proven and established methodologies for structured project management.

The Lakeshore Ontario Chapter of the Project Management Institute will support the Project Management Institute in its stated organizational purpose:

  • "The Project Management Institute is an international organization working to improve project and program performance by serving its members, the profession, society and a wide range of public, application areas and cultures."

The Lakeshore Ontario Chapter (C193) of the Project Management Institute is a non-profit body of volunteers established in 1999 to promote the effective use of proven methodologies for structured project management in organizations in the Regions of Peel, Halton, Hamilton-Wentworth and Niagara. 

The Chapter has over 2,800+ members and over 73% of these members have achieved their Project Management Professional (PMP) certifications. The Chapter provides its members with a number of networking and professional development opportunities each year, including Monday Dinner Meetings, Wednesday Evening Learning & Networking and Saturday workshops and courses.


Within the Lakeshore Ontario Chpater (PMILOC) community, members and organizations will embrace, value, and utilize project management and attribute their success to it.


The Lakeshore Ontario Chapter (PMILOC) is a member-based, volunteer-supported, not-for-profit organization which serves to advance the practice, science and profession of project management throughout the community in a conscious and proactive manner.


At PMI Lakeshore Ontario Chapter, we believe in the same core values as Project Management Institute:

Project management is a critical competence that has a positive influence on organization results and society.

Accountability and ethical behaviour ensures our commitment to PMI stakeholders.

Volunteers and effective volunteer partnerships with our members are the best way to accomplish the Chapter's goals and objectives.

Bringing members of the project management community together is the best way to advance the project management profession and facilitate their growth.

Encouraging diverse viewpoints and enabling individuals to contribute to the project management profession and to the Institute.

Through times of growth and change, our core values provide continuity and a moral compass, communicating our beliefs and guiding our behaviour.