The #BCTECH Summit is more than just an event – it’s a 3-day celebration of B.C.’s vibrant and growing tech sector. In addition to the keynotes, 150+ speakers, and B2B meetings, here are 4 must-attend events that you won’t want to miss.


1. #BCTECH on the Terrace
Join us on May 14th for the official #BCTECH Summit Kickoff Party, sponsored by VANBEX.
We’ll be lighting the Olympic Cauldron and celebrating with local live music, food and drink and interactive science demonstrations starting at 5:00pm.


2. #BCTECH Summit After Party
Thanks to our Innovation Partner, Science World BC, this year’s After Party will take place under the iconic dome at TELUS World of Science. Join hundreds of people for an unforgettable evening that you won’t want to miss.


3. Women Who Tech | Collaborating on Action to Create an Inclusive Tech Sector  Presented by the BC Innovation Council, BC Tech Association, the Raise Collective and powered by PwC.
Don’t miss this inspiring afternoon of real talk as we dive deeper into the dynamics of B.C.’s technology ecosystem. We’ll have candid conversations with leaders in our industry, including Kate Furber from PwC, Rick Perreault from Unbounce, and Sarah Marion from iNovia to talk about the steps we can take now to create a more inclusive tech sector for everyone.


4. Techfest by Techvibes
Techfest Vancouver returns on May 16th to the Vancouver Convention Centre. This event attracts up to 1,000 attendees, more than 300 career opportunities, and up to 15 hiring companies, including WorkSafeBC, BestBuy, and Clio. If you’re looking for a career in tech, this is the place to be.