Leaders from Toronto’s startup and corporate innovation community gathered at the top of the CN Tower to announce a new technology festival called Elevate Toronto that will take place September 12 – 14, 2017.
Elevate Toronto aims to showcase Toronto’s tech ecosystem and promote Toronto as a world class destination for innovation, startups, talent and investment.
The festival will include a conference portion as well as give attendees the opportunity to connect and exchange ideas with the startup community, potential investors, prospective employees, and strategic partners. Elevate Toronto will tackle themes like diversity and inclusion in tech, as well as engage underrepresented members in the industry through discussions and activities.
Hundreds of free tickets will be also be available to improve access and ensure widespread participation of under-represented groups within this industry. Those interested in contributing to and participating in the festival programming can learn more here.