With the global recession behind us and the economy is back, it is time to celebrate the greatest city in the country, the place where you have chosen to base your business. Toronto is the 3rd largest ICT (Information, Communications & Telecommunications) city in North America we have a lot to be proud of many proud of including world-class companies and professionals who make Toronto great representing (from industries such as advertising, finance, law, marketing, public relations and technology). We are creating a unique night of business development, educations, networking and showcase.
Attendees will come to network with other professionals in the room. Some will attend to be reacquainted, others will come to develop their business and exchange business cards.
Over the night we will offer:
- LOTS of networking!
- A panel of experts will share information that will help attendees understand and know how to take their business to the next level.
- An elevator pitch competition will allow the next generation of business owners an opportunity to pitch their idea to the attendees and judging panel.
- Great food and a drink or two
- Registration include complimentary hor d’oeuvres and a drink (or two)
Moderator: Dave Forde, Founder of Profectio and PR In Canada
- Peter Block, Financial Communications Practice, National PUBLIC RELATIONS
- Wendy Robertson, Founder & CEO, Kneebone Inc.
- Timothy Lee, Senior Vice President of Investments in Ontario, GrowthWorks Capital
Some discussion points include:
- Where are all the women in tech?
- How to build a business, take it national and then global
- What roles does the city, province and federal government play in the technology sector?
- Growing your companies strategically
Elevator Pitch Competition:
Here from some of Toronto’s great start ups as their Founder/ CEO hits the stage.
- Showcase – Show your products/ services to a professional business audience
- Network – Build your rolodex and meet your future business associates & partners
- Business Development – Develop your sales pipeline
- Talent Acquisition – Leverage the event to find your next great hire
Thanks to our generous sponsor: