April 2, 2015 – Markham, ON – Global Impact Competition
The Global Impact Competition (GIC) happens every year in over a dozen countries around the world: this is Canada’s second time. It will be hosted on April 2 by ventureLAB, York Region’s, Markham Ontario-based business acceleration centre, focused on mentoring, partnering and connecting entrepreneurs.
April 8, 2015 – Hamilton, ON – Surge Pitch it to Win It! - Mohawk College
Have you got an idea that you want to scream to the world? Maybe you’re ready to score some serious investors and/or funding and/or partner and/or interest in your business idea. Perhaps you rocked Pitch Training Camp? Let’s put that pitch to the test and see if you have mastered it!
Come out for a fun afternoon; for a chance to get your idea out in the world; and an opportunity to meet other Entrepreneurs in the same situation.
Gift cards up for grabs!
We also have a great panel of judges that are ready to hear you Pitch it to Win it!
Want in? All you have to do is submit your pitch to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 1st and you’ll be notified by April 4th if your pitch has been accepted!
Just want to come and watch the excitement unfold as an audience member? Register today for this FREE event.
Food and beverages will be provided.
April 27, 2015 – Toronto, ON – Discovery 2015
Discovery is Canada's leading innovation-to-commercialization conference. Hosted by the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), Discovery brings together key players from industry, academia, government, the investment community as well as entrepreneurs and students to pursue collaboration opportunities.
Garnering over 2,600 attendees and more than 420 exhibitors in 2014, Discovery is a showcase of leading-edge technologies, best practices and research from sectors such as health, manufacturing, digital media and cleantech, including energy, environment and water.
Renowned keynote speakers and panels ignite discussion, knowledge-sharing and new perspectives. Networking opportunities feature key influencers from government, academia, industry and leading sectors.
Discovery facilitates the exchange of ideas and encourages new ways to collaborate and push the boundaries of research and innovation through to demonstration and development. Creating a strong innovation economy is key to Ontario's future.
Discovery is hosted at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto.
June 11, 2015 – Toronto, ON – Creative Catalyst: Symposium on Art and Social Innovation
Creative Catalyst is a symposium that brings together Canadian artists, researchers, industry, and community members in discussion on how arts and culture catalyzes social innovation.
In the face of "wicked" social problems, radical innovation is required to change perspective and shift culture. Artists and creatives are at the forefront of communicating social change, using artistic expression and creative practice to open up a space for critical reflection, dialogue, and idea generation.
Tickets to Creative Catalyst include an opening night reception on June 11th featuring keynote speaker, noted Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky. The symposium will also premier a documentary on the topic of the role of art and social innovation, and exhibit an interactive art installation by Madeleine Co. and the Bodhi Collective.
Early bird tickets are available until March 30, 2015
Early Bird Students/Artists: $25
Early Bird Regular: $75