Discover Tectoria is an exposition of more than 75 Greater Victoria tech firms and research agencies... under ONE roof. It's one of the only events where locals and visitors come together to discover the innovation that's stemming from right here in Victoria.
Attendees get to interact with the people and their creations to better understand who and what is driving Victoria's largest industry... leading to potential careers, connections or just an appreciated knowledge. VIATEC created this event to open the eyes of potential employees, investors and policy makers to the vibrancy and potential of the local tech scene... not to mention inspiring tomorrow's inventors.
This expo includes:
Tradeshow (local companies demonstrating products, hiring staff, or co-ops)
Creativity Hub (A collection of interactive tech displays, showcasing our city's creativity)
Startup Alley (get a sneak peek at the future of Tectoria)
Research District (see some amazing projects post-secondary students have put together)
Innovation Theatre (a line-up of great talks and panel discussions)
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The Victoria Advanced Technology Council (VIATeC) is the conduit that connects people, knowledge and resources to grow a successful technology sector in Greater Victoria.
Since VIATeC's inception way back in 1989, the Greater Victoria tech sector has grown to over 800 known technology companies, employing more than 13,000 people and generating in excess of $1.95 billion in annual revenues with an economic impact of $2.65 billion. That's bigger than the revenues generated by the entire NHL and explains why the advanced technology is Greater Victoria's #1 private industry.
VIATeC is intended to be the first place that people contact for information or assistance related to advanced technology in Greater Victoria. VIATeC's membership, which currently stands at over 350 annually elects VIATeC's Board of Directors, which in turn provides guidance to the Executive Director.
Sector Information and Promotion
Serve as the definitive source of information on the local technology sector and the companies within it and be the driving force to promote the accomplishments of the Greater Victoria technology sector and the opportunities within it.
Raise awareness of the career opportunities available within local technology companies by targeting experienced workers and recent graduates while also promoting technology careers and innovation students.
Networking and Connections
Offer top quality networking and community building opportunities by connecting members through events and introductions along with topic specific information as requested.
Education and Mentoring
Provide timely, valuable information through seminars and connect interested members with experienced, volunteer mentors and advisors.
Members of VIATeC enjoy access to a diverse set of resources, services and events. To learn more about these services, click on the links. The list includes (but is not limited to):
Major Technology Related Events; awards, conferences expos
Peer Round Tables
VIATeC Business Directory Listings
Weekly Event, News and Career Updates
Government Program Information
Member Special Offers
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