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City of Toronto hosts Collision conference for the fourth year, welcomes thousands of industry leaders and visitors to the city

City of Toronto hosts Collision conference for the fourth year, welcomes thousands of industry leaders and visitors to the...
News Release June 17, 2024 The City of Toronto is proud to host the 2024 Collision conference, North America’s fastest-growing technology conference that welcomes innovators, entrepreneurs, tech professionals and visitors from around the world to Toronto. Collision starts today and runs through Thursday, June 20 at the Enercare Centre and Beanfield Centre at Exhibition Place. […]

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Toronto to Host 2024 Collision Conference

The City of Toronto is excited to welcome the 2024 Collision conference, North America’s fastest-growing technology conference, to the Enercare Centre and Beanfield Centre at Exhibition Place. The event, which runs from today through Thursday, June 20, will bring together innovators, entrepreneurs, tech professionals, and visitors from around the world.

The Toronto Pavilion at Collision will open on Tuesday, June 18, with a launch event at 11:30 a.m. Attendees can learn more about how the City supports technology industries, fosters growth and innovation, and why Toronto is not just a destination for travel, but a place to live and work.

This year’s conference will feature more than 800 speakers, 1,400 journalists, 1,000 investors, 2,000 startups, and 300 partners from over 140 countries, all coming together to foster connections and tackle real-world challenges.

Collision continues to help Toronto attract foreign direct investment to Canada, promote international trade, partnerships, and venture capital investment in Canadian companies, and boost the Toronto and Canadian innovation ecosystems on a global scale.

According to Destination Toronto, Collision 2024 is projected to bring $42 million in visitor spending to the local economy, with the 2019, 2022, and 2023 conferences delivering approximately $112 million in visitor spending and $189 million in economic impact.

Toronto is home to the largest technology hub in Canada and the third largest in North America, with 24,000 companies and 289,000 technology workers. The city's diverse and growing talent pool, along with industry-leading research and development, have made Toronto a global hub for technology and innovation.

The City of Toronto partnered with Destination Toronto and Exhibition Place to bring this sought-after conference to Toronto, which first hosted Collision in 2019.

For more information about Collision, including the speakers list and schedule, visit Collision’s website.

Toronto, with a population of over three million people, is Canada’s leading economic engine and one of the world’s most diverse and livable cities. As the fourth largest city in North America, Toronto is a global leader in technology, finance, film, music, culture, innovation, and climate action, consistently placing at the top of international rankings due to investments championed by its government, residents, and businesses. For more information, visit the City’s website or follow them on Instagram.

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