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Toronto welcomes back ‘Collision’ – North America’s fastest growing tech conference

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TORONTO, June 20, 2022 – Collision, North America’s fastest-growing technology conference , is returning in-person in Toronto starting today through Thursday, June 23 at the Enercare Centre at Exhibition Place. The four-day event is the largest international in-person gathering in Toronto in more than two years.

In recognition of Collision, Mayor Tory has also proclaimed June 20 to 24 Digital Infrastructure Week, a week dedicated to learning more about the digital infrastructure that is increasingly used to deliver services, perform data-driven asset management, help manage public resources efficiently, and inform decision-making at the City.

The City of Toronto pavilion at Collision will open tomorrow, Tuesday, June 21, with Mayor John Tory, partners and tech stakeholders in attendance to foster new opportunities for businesses in Toronto.

“On behalf of the City of Toronto and Toronto City Council, I want to thank attendees for coming to Toronto and to Collision – North America’s fastest growing tech conference. This event is an important opportunity for people to engage with decision-makers, learn more about Canada’s innovation community, and see firsthand why Toronto’s tech community is the fastest growing in North America. We are ready to welcome back more major in-person events this summer and I’m delighted that Collision will bring more than 35,000 visitors to Toronto to experience and enjoy our city.”– Mayor John Tory

This major international conference will help Toronto:

  • Engage with potential foreign direct investors who are considering relocating or expanding operations within Toronto and Canada, to generate local tech jobs , promote international trade and partnerships with Toronto and Canadian companies to encourage local business growth and opportunities
  • Encourage venture capitalist investment in Toronto and Canadian companies to support startups and drive innovation
  • Promote the Toronto and Canadian innovation ecosystem to foster growth, innovation and global networks.

More than 35,000 attendees are expected to convene at the Enercare Centre, in addition to more than 900 speakers, 1,500 startups, 1,200 journalists, and 850 investors from more than 140 countries. More than 120 trade delegations will participate in Collision to explore business opportunities with an international audience.

photo by Will Emorey

SOURCE City of Toronto

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