The Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC) is launching Startup City, a week-long celebration of Vancouver's startup community. Startups of all stages will come together to learn how to build on the opportunities in Vancouver and make it the best startup ecosystem in the world.
The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) Ingenious Award Program is a yearlong initiative that celebrates businesses which demonstrate measurable evidence of productivity improvement, efficiency gains, revenue growth, overall business transformation or other organizational outcomes through the use of technology. Organizations may nominate themselves or be nominated by others.
Advance booking can save you a bundle... the May price of $695 ends at midnight on May 31st and then prices increase to $795 for the month of June $895, for July, and $995 in August. The conference is once again being hosted in Whistler on August 19-21 for the second year in a row while being held in Vancouver for the first four years.
On June 18th 2015 the Traction one-day conference in Vancouver will teach distribution strategies and tactics to get, keep and grow customers at scale. Learn everything from Content Marketing to Analytics, Testing, Conversion Optimization, Retention, Virality, Monetization, Sales, Partnerships and more.
Dr. Dave Williams, Southlake Regional Health Centre president and CEO is the second keynote speaker at THINK this year.
See FREE archived talks here. TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) the global set of conferences is presently in Vancouver.
I spent much of this week [September 22-26] at a tech conference at the Hyatt hotel on Toronto's King Street near Toronto. I haven't been to this hotel for many years, since the height of the dot.com era. The hotel was a Holiday Inn back then. There wasn't much else of note in this area except parking lots and a few restaurants. Back then this former "fashion district" was increasingly populated by tech startups filling the old smallrise buildings left by banished furriers