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At Elevate Festival 2023, we look forward to celebrating, supporting, and providing a space for collaboration between the leaders of today and tomorrow. For women in tech, women founders & investors, and gender-diverse professionals in the industry, Elevate Festival unlocks access to the Women+ in Tech Lounge, curated networking opportunities with like-minded professionals, invites to evening events, a chance to pitch your business on stage, jobs in tech, 1:1 meetings with Canada’s top women investors, and more!

  • Stylized Icon Of a group of people 10,000+ attendees
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  • Stylized Icon Of a Coin 2,000 Startups Engaged
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Learn more about why you should attend this year’s Elevate Festival

    Why Attend

Perks for Women+ in Tech & Women Founders

Here are 6 things you can look forward to when you purchase a pass to Elevate Festival:

  1. Admission To Elevate Festival

    From September 26-28, 2023, you’ll hear from the most innovative minds in tech & innovation across 125+ sessions. Following daily programming, close deals, exchange contact info, and spend your evenings making true connections with like-minded folks within Canada’s innovation ecosystem at Elevate Goes Late events. 

  2. Find jobs at the Tech Talent Zone

    From developers to data scientists, women in tech and gender-diverse professionals in the sector can meet with hiring managers for some of the leading tech companies and businesses across Canada in the festival’s Tech Talent Zone.

  3. Access to Women Investors & Funding

    Startup founders & employees will make 1,001 connections and connect with Canada’s leading investors. All women founders and gender-diverse startup owners will be eligible to apply for the Elevate Investor Zone, where they could meet 1:1 with investors, of which at least 50% are women.

  4. World-Class Women Speakers & Content

    Across 10 content tracks, women leaders will be speaking about the latest trends in AI, climate action, future of work, and gaming at fireside chats, masterclasses, and on panels throughout the 3-day tech conference. 

  5. Networking Throughout the Festival

    Make connections and network in the dedicated Women+ in Tech Lounge, featuring women-led programming and special guest appearances. Connect, collaborate, and elevate great women in tech and gender-diverse professionals who are solving important problems in their respective fields. 

  6. Chances to Pitch Your Business

    Tech startups and companies owned or run by women or gender-diverse folks can pitch their business, generate leads, and raise brand awareness across Elevate’s activations at Canada’s tech and innovation festival.