THURSDAY, JUNE 8th, 2023 – 

Gain insights into the current state of the economy and learn strategies for success, stability and growth.

Attendees will be provided with valuable insights on key topics that are affecting the current business landscape and into the future.
The event will be an opportunity for knowledge sharing, learning about technologies that will impact the growth of your business, networking and connecting with other professionals.


1:00pm – 2:00pm – Registration / Showcase
2:00pm –3:00pm – Lightning Talks

  • Advantages and Pitfalls of Going Beyond the Canadian Border
  • The Future of Currency and the Impact on Your Business
  • The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Your Business

3:00pm – 3:50pm – Break/Networking/Showcase
4:00pm – 5:00pm – Keynote Speaker – Pierre Cléroux, Vice President, Research and Chief Economist, BDC
5:00pm – 6:00pm – Networking Cocktail Social / Showcase (ticket includes a cocktail and hors d’oeuvres)



Beyond the Horizon: Canada’s Economy and the Tech Sector
Join Pierre Cléroux, Vice President, Research and Chief Economist at BDC—Canada’s business development bank— for a captivating presentation as we explore the dynamic landscape of Canada’s economy and the transformative impact of the tech sector. Discover how the tech industry contributes to Canada’s economy, and gain insights into where it’s heading. You’ll also learn about the key drivers of economic growth, the challenges and opportunities facing the tech sector, and what it all means for Canada. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the forces shaping our economy and the tech industry’s pivotal role within it.

Meet Our Speakers (click here)


Learn about the latest trends, opportunities, and challenges facing businesses as it relates to the economy and advanced technologies.  Gain valuable insights on key economic topics that are shaping the business landscape today and in the future.


Connect with peers and build both personal and professional relationships.  You will meet like-minded business leaders and make connections to keep on top of what is happening within your industry and beyond and expand your network.


You’ll have the opportunity to explore and learn about industry trends, best practices, and new technologies or innovations that could impact your business. Gain knowledge about resources and support that is available to help you succeed in today’s competitive business environment.

Thank You to our Event Sponsors

BDC logo techconnex sponsor
esri logo techconnex sponsor
city of markham logo techconnex sponsor
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