June 1st 2018 01:00 PM - June 1st 2018 09:00 PM

TechCity: Growing a world-class innovation cluster in Hamilton

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1 James Street North, Hamilton, ON, Canada

TechCity: Growing a world-class innovation cluster in Hamilton


TechCity: Hamilton, Canada

TechCity is a half-day conversation with leading minds that are successfully making Hamilton a smart, intelligent and innovative community.  It’s an opportunity to learn about the Hamilton ecosystem and meet with local companies forging our innovative path. 


Technology is reshaping the City

From our hip and funky restaurants to our fleet of food trucks, from our monthly art crawls to our music festivals of epic proportions – we put passion behind everything we do. We create. We collaborate. We open doors. Our culture is real, making us the coolest city in Canada. It’s all part of our continual transformation. Through our grit and determination comes growth. 

Join us in the heart of downtown Hamilton for a provocative conversation on what is the digital pulse of city.

Why you need to attend

Individuals, companies or partnerships that have an interest in engaging in the innovation and urban renaissance happening in Hamilton.  Those include the following: 
          □  Innovators                      □   Startups                       □  Scale-ups  


Get registered

A limited number of places are available, so take the time to register yourself today.  Following the discussion, participants are invited to a networking session.  The first 5-10 start-ups are invited to our Ticat box for a one-on-one with funders in the evening.  More details in the POST-TOUR EVENTS



One James Street North, 2nd Floor, McMaster University, Downtown Hamilton, Ontario


Program Highlights

Hamilton’s role on the Innovation Corridor         (1:15-2:00)

Moderator: Rob McCann, President, Clearcable Networks & Hamilton Technology Centre

Innovation Factory, Software Hamilton, Mohawk College and The Forge McMaster University will talk about the engaging individuals and partnerships that have built the foundation for this thriving community of entrepreneurs and startups.


Hamilton Tech Enablers – Who’s here and why  (2:15-3:00)

Moderator: Louis Frapporti, Managing Partner, Gowling WLG Hamilton

Deep Dive - with Hamilton’s growing ecosystem – Weever Apps, Nix Sensor, Aiva Labs, and more - on Hamilton’s technology scene and where we are headed.


Downtown Walking Tour                                     (3:15-4:15)

See for yourself - A one-hour tour of downtown Hamilton and exciting office spaces. 


Venture Funding Spotlight                                  (3:15-4:15)

Show me the money - Funding opportunities for startups with representatives from BDC Tech Support, SOFII, and more.



Networking                                                           (4:30-6:00)

Get talking with participants at a networking session at one of Hamilton’s exciting downtown spaces.


*Hamilton vs Toronto                                          (7:00 pm)

Exclusive offer - In the spirit of game day, we are inviting the first 5-10 start-ups to our Ticat Box to meet with potential funders. We’ll also have several Hamilton representatives in attendance. 


For More Information & Registration:

To ensure that you receive regular updates on the TechCity Event registration please contact the organizer listed below.


Ticket Information

Please note that your tickets will be email to you and attached as a PDF upon successfully registering for this event. In the event that you have either not received your confirmation email, cannot find the confirmation email, or used an incorrect email address, please contact the organizer.

All ticket holders will receive an email notification reminder 24-48 hours prior to the event's start date (this does not imply particular sessions, just the event). Your tickets will also be attached to this email.

It's encouraged to save your tickets to your phone by downloading them or taking a screenshot, however you may also print your tickets before arriving to the event.