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EXPERIENCE TECH FROM TORONTO AREA’S YORK REGION AT

Collision

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO CAME TO THE PAVILION!

Companies and Partners in the York Region Tech Pavilion

THE #YRTECH EXPERIENCE PAVILION @ COLLISION 2019 WAS A HUGE SUCCESS!

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IMMERSE YOURSELF IN NORTH AMERICA'S FASTEST GROWING TECH EVENT

DISCOVER THE #YRTECH EXPERIENCE PAVILION AT #COLLISIONCONF 2019

  • Interactive tech demonstrations
  • Canada start-up visa information sessions
  • Live tech interviews with Marc Saltzman, host of CNBC’s Tech Impact
  • Explore career opportunities in tech
  • Discover Canada’s second largest tech hub
  • Game tournament at the Atari Pong lounge!

IT. IS. COMING.
#YRTECH AT #COLLISIONCONF

IN THE HEART OF GREATER TORONTO AREA, YORK REGION IS WHERE TALENT AND OPPORTUNITY INTERSECT

York Region is the fastest growing large municipality in Ontario, Canada is a thriving and diverse community that is home to 1.2 million residents, 52,000+ businesses, 636,000 jobs, four urban growth centres, Canada’s highest concentration of technology companies, and more. The Region is a top destination in the Toronto area and Canada for business, talent, and investment.

WHAT'S IN THE #YRTECH EXPERIENCE PAVILION

WHO WAS IN THE 2019 #YRTECH EXPERIENCE PAVILION?

TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES & ENTREPRENEURSHIP ECOSYSTEM PARTNERS
BlueWrist Robot & Vision Solutions
Book4Time
CIeNET
Clearbridge Mobile
Daisy Intelligence
Laipac Technology
Mircom
UNIS Technology
Seneca College
ventureLAB
YEDI
York University
MUNICIPAL PARTNERS
York REgion
City of Markham
Town of Richmond Hill
City of Vaughan
MEDIA & VIDEOGRAPHY PARTNERS
PAVILION DESIGN & BUILD PARTNER
Marc Saltzman
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#IndustrySpotlight With 65,000 tech-based employees, @YorkRegionGovt has the highest technology sector concentration in Canada relative to population with 43,000 + companies.

Learn more about #ICT in York Region here: https://t.co/MsWkgZb7tC

#YRtech #technology #information

Join Elastic Care Inc & Pathway Communications on July 9th @ 6 p.m. at 95 Apple Creek Blvd, Markham for a fireside chat with Frank Scarpitti. Hosted by Tal Bevan & Akshay Kalle.
#healthcare #yrtech #markham #markhammix #yorkregion #yorklink #ai #innovation @frankscarpitti

#DYK that York Region’s key growth sectors include manufacturing, retail trade and professional, scientific & technical services?

To learn more about the region’s labour force activity, see here: https://t.co/rdPb8mldIW

#YRTech #loveYR #Manufacturing #Retail #Professional

Another #NBAFinals but that doesn’t stop our community in #Markham & #YorkRegion 🙌🏼 a session on #legal & #risk led by @DerekHopfner from @FoundedCo 💪🏼 #YRTech

We’re hosting #SchulichStartups #DreamTeam Summer edition today 🙌🏼 we’ve got a room filled with #students, #community and #founders to share their ideas and needs as #startups 👊🏼 #YorkRegion #YRTech #Markham

#DYK that York Region has over 54,000 businesses providing over 620,000 jobs across a variety of industries?

Learn more here: https://t.co/rdPb8mldIW

#jobs #yorkregion #skills #workforce #YRtech

The #Canadian #Government is looking for your feedback on their new #beta product, the #Canada #Business App ! Download it today and stay up to date on potential #funding announcements & deadlines ! 🙌🏼 #YorkRegion #YRTech

Excited to be at @TheVillageHive as Minister @mary_ng & Mayor @frankscarpitti announce the launch of the #Canada #Business App ! Bringing the #government resources into the palm of your hands 🙌🏼 #YorkRegion #YRTech

Interested in building modern web and mobile apps, getting a refresher on React.js or meeting like-minded developers and entrepreneurs? Come out to YSpace on June 19 for the Start Building Web & Mobile Apps workshop! Register at: https://t.co/kVUdU7I60b #YorkUniversity #YRTech

We are into Week 5 of #FounderFundamentals & it’s all about #finances with @FutureBalance 🙌🏼 💵 #YorkRegion #Markham #Vaughan #RichmondHill #YRTech

We’ve come a long way since 2011. With more than 2,000 #entrepreneurs supported and over $100M raised, we couldn’t be more proud of our community and the talented entrepreneurs we’ve worked with. #YRtech

The #CollisionConf was a great success last week! During the three days at the #YRtech Experience Pavilion, thousands of people were exposed to #RichmondHill and learned that we are home to disruptive #innovation. Read the recap here - https://t.co/rmRsjvnBhU

In our May lunch, we were lucky to have @ripple_ventures talk to our startups about #vc & #fundraising strategies ! And we welcomed new ventures in @reheart_ca , @purpicks , @VoiceHeroHQ ! Exciting times in #Markham & #YorkRegion #YRTech 🙌🏼

Thanks to everyone who attended our marketing strategy session yesterday @YSpaceYU despite there being a big @Raptors game! 🏀 Great turnout, lots of energy and insightful discussions. ✨🙌 #YRTech #FounderFundamental

Phew 😅 the group is really growing tonight, maybe they all plan to go downstairs to @MilestonesCa or @goodcatchboil for the #NBAFinals after 🤣 #YorkRegion #Markham #YRTech

It might be the #NBAFINALS & the @Raptors are playing but the #Markham & #YorkRegion community are here with @Treefrog to learn about Marketing Plan & Strategy ! It’s our 4th session of #FounderFundamental and the group is growing! #YRTech

King Company Leaders in commercial UAVs check out the King weekly sentinel profile at https://t.co/GnvSQcNpL4. #YRtech @KingTownship @MayorPellegrini @eekfarms

Interested in building modern web and mobile apps or meeting like-minded developers and entrepreneurs? Come out to YSpace on May 29 for the Start Building Web and Mobile Apps workshop! Register at: https://t.co/k2aXNijlwm #YorkUniversity #YRTech #YorkRegion

Need help revamping your LinkedIn profile? Hubspot gives you tips on how to optimize your LinkedIn social selling! https://t.co/SeXhsmSO1r #YorkRegion #YRTech

We’re excited to welcome back @OmarAlghabra , a @yorkuniversity alumni in #Markham ! As he shares the news on the #CanExport initiative! #YorkRegion #YRtech

The @cityofmarkham along with @Toronto_Global & @TradeON this morning ! Stay tuned for more details on how this will impact the #community, #startups, and the #ecosystem! #YorkRegion #YRtech

What a way to end off the week in #CollisionConf 👍🏼

We had over 40 #international delegates visit us in #Markham as we shared the work of @yorkuniversity #entrepreneurship in @IPOsgoode , @BEST_Lassonde , @InnovationYork & @SchulichSchool 🙌🏼 #YorkRegion #YRTech #TechONtour

Caught up with Will from @OutLoudSchool and Inram of @InStageVR as part of the @YorkRegion #YRTech at @CollisionHQ in #Toronto this Week. Will is trying out their amazing #VR platform.

The #CollisionConf was a wonderful success!! We are so grateful to have been a part of this fantastic tech show, and to work with and meet so many amazing people. Thank you so much to @YorkLink @RH_EcDev @marc_saltzman #YRTech @CollisionHQ , friends, families and all attendees!

ventureLAB is a leading #tech hub helping innovative businesses build, grow and scale.

Following #CollisionConf we opened our doors to #techONtour @cityofmarkham and @YorkRegionGovt to showcase some of our partners and highlight Canada’s densest tech cluster! #YRTech

What a fantastic week it's been at #CollisionConf! A big thank you to our great partners @YorkLink for their leadership in showcasing our fantastic region on the world stage. We're already excited for next year. #YRtech @CollisionHQ

As #CollisionConf wraps up, we see eager #Markham #entrepreneurs make it back for our #FounderFundamental series with @drexxc & @Judy_PivotCoach 🙌🏼🎉 #YorkRegion #YRTech

It’s a wrap at @CollisionHQ’s #CollisionConf! It’s been a pleasure being part of the @YorkLink #YRTech pavilion and we’re glad we got to connect with so many people from diverse backgrounds! #toronto #tech #Collision2019

We are here in York Region's #YRtech Experience Pavilion for Day 2 at @CollisionHQ's #CollisionConf! The Innovation York team and our startups are definitely making us proud! Come say hi to the team 👋🏽

We are so proud to see our diverse network of alumni! It is great to see so many graduates attend conferences like @CollisionHQ. We wish you continuous success!

#CollisionConf #yorklink #YRtech #alumni

It's the final day of #CollisionConf!

Don't miss your chance to learn more about OpenGN and various other intelligent building solutions at booth E172 at the #YRtech Experience Pavilion.

A few photos of today's action including @globalnews chatting with our team!

#WhyMircom

Last day and one of our incubated #ventures, @nodeinfluencers is being interviewed by #Marketing Network ! Check them out if you’re an #influencer or #restauranteur , they will help you cut costs and get more #digital content 🙌🏼 #YorkRegion #YRTech

Great to see Mayor @frankscarpitti visiting some our our companies at @yorkuniversity today!

We had @portlmedia, a @schulichalumni & @redpineofficial, @LaunchYU_York alum share their stories and success 🙌🏼🎉 #YorkRegion #YRTech

Today is the last day of the #CollisionConf in Toronto. Lots of #Markham companies here such as @Book4Time, @AMD, @YSpaceYU @ventureLABca, @forahealthyme @CIeNET, @BluewristInc. Come visit us in the #YRTech Pavilion if you're here!

It's the last day at @CollisionConf! Be sure to stop by the @rh_ecdev booth at the #YRtech Pavilion E173 to learn why #RichmondHill is home to disruptive #innovation, and your chance to meet cool and disruptive companies like @laipactech, @forahealthyme1, etc. #RHDisruption

I would like to thank the team at @YorkLink for hosting us at the York Region Pavilion, @ChatimeCanada, our generous beverage sponsor and everyone who attended Wednesday's #MarkhamMix announcement at @CollisionHQ. #CollisionConf #YRtech #MarkhamProud

Final day of #CollisionConf !! Definitely stop by and visit our booth at the York Link Pavillion E173 #YRtech to enter our FREE LooK Watch prize draw! We’re excited to see you at the booth🙌 #Smartwatch

YEDI is looking forward to speaking with you today at day 3 of #CollisionConf! Stop by booth E173 for free 15-minute business consultations!

@CollisionHQ #YRTech #yorklink

It’s the last day here at @CollisionHQ’s #collisonconf and we’re stoked for the awesome line-up of speakers! If you haven’t been to our booth yet, be sure to stop by the @YorkLink #YRTech Pavilion (E172)! If you’re interested in mobile app development, we’re the ones to talk to!

Thank you to #Toronto for hosting #NetworkTO 🙌🏼 what a great group and we also attended the @Lever social and #CollisionConf #NightSummit 🎉 last day tomorrow, hope y’all ready! #YorkRegion #YRTech

Thank you to @NavdeepSBains for stopping by the #ForaHealthyMe1 display during a visit to the York Region #YRtech Experience Pavilion at #CollisionConf. Melissa Chee, President of @ventureLABca explains the importance of technology & innovation to the region’s economy.

Another great day at #CollisionConf A delegation from Amsterdam and The Hague to time to learn about the #ForaHealthyMe1 suite of virtual care solutions during a visit to York Region’s #YRtech Experience Pavilion - https://t.co/KXAOrFAjcK

Thanks for stopping by the #YRTech Experience Pavilion at #CollisiionConf, @NavdeepSBains! We’re proud to be a part of Canada’s 2nd largest tech cluster and Canada’s most diverse city 🙌

Very cool to meet and chat with @NavdeepSBains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development. He was a veritable rockstar here at #Collisionconf. He spent sometime at the @YorkLink Pavilion. #YRTech #YorkRegion @CollisionHQ

Look what we found ! More of our #ventures displaying at #CollisionConf ! Find @NuggetAI & @TreasuredTeam at their stations to learn more about the #MixedReality & #HRTech ! #YorkRegion #YRTech

It's day 2 at #CollisionConf! Find us at the #YorkRegion Experience Pavilion E172 and check out all the amazing #tech York Region has to offer #YRtech

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