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Elevate Festival is Back!

Elevate Festival reunites world-class innovators and industry leaders who are building a more sustainable future that includes everyone. Canada’s tech + innovation festival returns to Toronto from September 26-28, 2023. STAY TUNED for this year’s speakers, content tracks + highlights!

For a limited time, women in tech, women founders, and gender-diverse professionals get 50% off tickets to Elevate Festival 2023!

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Sept 26–28, 2023 Toronto
10 Stages
350+ Speakers
3 Days

Canada’s Tech + Innovation Festival

At Elevate Festival 2023, you’ll hear from world-class speakers, enjoy evening socials, build your influence, and connect with your community. Get inspired and empowered to go big, innovate without limits, level up your skills, and use technology to shape a future that is equitable and sustainable for everyone. 

Speaker Hall of Fame

Elevate Festival will spotlight the tech trailblazers, impact-driven thought leaders, and business innovators who make big bets and envision a future that includes us all. Each year, we welcome to the stage a powerhouse lineup of speakers and performers who are solving society’s greatest challenges while leading us into the future.

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Venus Williams
Tennis Champion, Entrepreneur & Founder
Chris Hadfield
Astronaut & Elevate Co-Chair
Krista Kim
Metaverse Artist and Founder of Techism
Andre De Grasse
10x Olympic & World Championship Sprint Medalist
Sabrina Dhowre Elba
UN Goodwill Ambassador for IFAD, Model
Vinod Khosla
Founder & Partner, Khosla Ventures
Michele Romanow
CEO & CoFounder, Clearco
Shira Lazar
Creative Entrepreneur & On-Air Personality
Lisa Zarzeczny
Lisa Zarzeczny
CEO & Co-Founder, Elevate
Mayor John Tory
Mayor of Toronto
Raquel Urtasun
Founder and CEO of Waabi
Anthony Lacavera
Serial Entrepreneur & VC, Globalive
Chantal Kreviazuk
Singer & activist
Raine Maida
Musician, Lead Singer of Our Lady Peace, & Co-Founder, Drrops
Vanessa Craft
Global Head of Lifestyle & Education, TikTok
Sinead Bovell
Futurist, Entrepreneur, Advocate, WAYE
“Elevate is an incredible place to not only be inspired, but to really leave with this desire to impact the world around you.”
Whitney Wolfe Herd, Founder & CEO of Bumble

Take up space, this is where you belong

Join the tech and creative communities as they come together to celebrate today's changemakers. This is where the boldest tech solutions and the bravest innovations will dare and empower you to envision a brighter future that includes us all.

Special Thanks to Our Partners

We thank our partners for joining us to spark curiosity in the community, ignite action in organizations, and curate opportunities to drive change in Canada's innovative ecosystem, and in our world.

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