Five Reasons Why to Attend Elevate Festival

With world-class speakers, cutting-edge programming, exclusive perks for startups, next-level networking, opportunities for women in tech and gender-diverse professionals, and Elevate Goes Late parties, Elevate Festival is where the brightest minds in tech + innovation communities come together to be a part of the dialogue and discussion around the solutions to society’s greatest challenges.

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Krista Kim speaking at Elevate Festival
Al Gore & Eric Schmidt at Elevate Festival
World-Class Speakers

Hear from world-class speakers about the ways they lead innovation and use tech to shape a better future. Former Elevate speakers include First Lady Michelle Obama, tennis champ Venus Williams, and VP Al Gore.

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Startup Programming at Elevate Festival
Cutting-Edge Content

In Main Stage talks, firesides, masterclasses, and panels, this is where industry experts, thought-leaders, and brands gather to discuss the cutting-edge topics and ideas shaping our future.

Startups pitch on stage at Elevate Festival
CBC Dragon Vince Guzzo Speaking at Elevate Festival
Pitching at Elevate Festival
Woman pitching on stage at Elevate Festival
Startup Opportunities

Hit the fast track at Elevate Festival! Startups can scale up with 3 full days of networking & lead generation, 1:1 meetings with investors, a Startup Lounge, inspiring talks, and chances to pitch on stage!

Next-Level Networking

Meeting new people at an event can be overwhelming, which is why Elevate Festival has partnered with Braindate to enable knowledge-sharing conversations and foster meaningful connections.With networking lounges and curated events, this intimate gathering of the tech + innovation community is the best way to level up!

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Elevate Goes Late

When the stages close, the real party kicks off with Elevate Goes Late. Nightly themed parties will greet festival-goers with live music, drinks, street eats, and a few surprises. Celebrate, seal some deals, and solidify connections.

Convince Your Boss or Co-Founder

Wondering how to convince your boss or co-founder to buy tickets? We’ve got you covered!

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Join Canada’s Tech + Innovation Community

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