Reminder: First-ever Techweek Toronto begins July 25

techweektoronto-inTechweek, a travelling technology expo for entrepreneurs, tech visionaries and thought leaders to meet and “enable the innovation ecosystem in cities across the globe” is celebrating its fifth anniversary by expanding into Toronto. Founded in Chicago in 2011, the seven-day conference will also visit seven American cities, including New York and Los Angeles. Techweek is slated for the week of July 25 to July 31 in Toronto. In total, eight cities the travelling expo will visit this year should attract over 40,000 attendees. The technology festival will be expanding to two new cities this year – Toronto, Ontario and Dallas, Texas. “Expanding into Dallas was an easy decision as it has quickly turned into a thriving world-metropolis with a bustling business market, along with Toronto being known for its burgeoning tech scene,” said event organizers.

techweektoronto1-in“We’re absolutely delighted to head back to Detroit, Chicago, Kansas City, New York, Miami and Los Angeles,” said Techweek CEO Katy Lynch. “I’m thrilled to be expanding our mission to Dallas and Toronto this year to shine a national and local spotlight on the people, companies and initiatives that make these cities such an innovative tech scene.”

Techweek Toronto will feature three key interactions within the tech community – idea sharing, business formation and engaging leaders. Idea sharing will feature forums to share new ideas and best practices, identify disruptive trends and reveal fascinating innovation stories. Business formation seminars and presentations will explore structures and programs that encourage, support and showcase the birth of new businesses. Engaging leaders will bringing together key entrepreneurial leaders that will facilitate creative discussions and promote engagement.

techweektoronto2-inIn all, there are five exciting ways to get involved.

  • Festival events that engage the tech and entrepreneurial communities.
  • World-class speakers tackling the latest topics and disruptive trends.
  • Spirited start-up competitions.
  • VIP invitation-only gatherings of tech creators, innovators, leaders and influencers.
  • Numerous awards recognizing individuals and companies for their leadership, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit.

For more information and to participate, please visit http://techweek.com/Toronto/.

 

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Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.