Calgary is heading to Collision in Toronto May 20-23

Calgary and Edmonton are partnering to have a significant presence at Collision in Toronto May 20 - 23, 2019. To put Alberta’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and its innovation community on the map, we’re looking for companies to join us and tell those stories.

Calgary Economic Development and Startup Calgary are excited to sponsor Calgary-based startups to demo at our Startup Island exhibition space!

Selected companies will receive:

  • 3 tickets with access to all 3 days of conference programming

  • Inclusion in startup search profile & app

  • Opportunity to apply for Mentor Hours, Investor Office Hours & PITCH

  • Dedicated BETA exhibition space for one full day during the conference

  • Branded startup boards

Startup Island criteria:

  • Startup must be <5 years old

  • Have their own unique software product or solutions or they must be working on their own connected hardware devices

  • Consultancies, agencies, developers, marketing/advertising agencies, public companies not accepted

  • Must be own independent company, not a subsidiary

  • Must be launched and live with their own website

  • Cannot already be registered to exhibit at the event

Selected companies are expected to:

  • Arrange and purchase their own travel and accommodation

  • Participate in all preparatory workshops and onsite activities

  • Complete an economic impact survey

  • Share learnings with the Startup Calgary and Calgary Economic Development team

Collision by the numbers:

  • 25,000+ attendees

  • 400+ speakers

  • 5,600+ companies

  • 4,750+ CEO’s

  • 750+ journalists

Note: Tickets are non-transferable. If selected and company does not complete their workshops/activities as stated in the agreement, the company will be invoiced for the cost of three conference tickets ($2,100)

If you are already attending Collision, we’d love to hear your plans! Whether you are attending or exhibiting, we’d love to know who will be in Toronto.

Additional questions? Please contact

Applications now closed

Deadline to apply was Weds, March 20 at 5pm MST

Applicants will be notified by Mon, March 25

Finalists will be shortlisted for a 15 min video interview. Final selection will be announced by April 1, 2019

Published March 6, 2019