Don’t miss Canada’s largest national entrepreneurship event!
Celebrate Small Business Week at Startup Canada Day on the Hill with more than 1,000 leading entrepreneurs, innovators, investors, industry executives, government representatives, and media personalities.
Together, we will show the world that Canada is a nation of entrepreneurs; and we will move the bar forward for Canada as a global destination for entrepreneurship, innovation, investment, and skills of the future.
You’ll be inspired by cutting-edge keynotes from leading entrepreneurs, tech innovators, and policy leaders, participate in policy hack-a-thons, build your skills through hands-on workshops, receive invaluable advice from mentors, pitch to investors, and connect with potential new customers and support to grow your business. There is something for EVERY entrepreneur, regardless of the size or sector of your business.
In the evening, enjoy a toast as we celebrate those driving impact and demonstrating excellence in Canada's entrepreneurship and innovation community at the Startup Canada Awards, a red carpet event. Be the first to know — national winners are announced on stage!
8.30 — 4.30 | Startup Canada Day on the Hill Conference
5.00 — 6.30 pm | Reception
6.30 — 9.00 pm | Startup Canada Awards Ceremony
Startup Canada Day on the Hill is brought to you in part by BDC, the Business Development Bank of Canada and Intuit Canada in celebration of BDC Small Business Week™. It is hosted by the Minister of Small Business and Tourism, Bardish Chagger, and proudly supported by UPS, Mastercard, Canadian Bankers Association, Lockheed Martin, CPAC, BCIP, BMO, VIA Rail, Rogers Communications, Best Western, CEDEC, and Futurpreneur.
Follow along the hashtag #SBW2017 and #StartupDay for live updates. Startup Canada Day on the Hill is the feature event for BDC Small Business Week™.
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