The annual SociaLIGHT Conference brings together and connects over 1000 entrepreneurs, start-ups, brands, government, influencers, business and community leaders to inspire action and innovation for positive global impact.
SociaLIGHT is a play off the term "Socialite" with a new spelling and value system. The word LIGHT is an acronym for Leaders Impacting Global Humanity Today.
SociaLIGHTs value positive impact over material possessions and social status; a person committed to leadership and innovation through responsible action for positive impact for their community and the world.
They embody the essence of the triple bottom line "People. Planet. Prosperity."
To increase the number of technology companies that start and grow in the Okanagan
We do this in two ways:
1. Helping to develop and support a vibrant entrepreneurial, creative and innovative technology community.
Our community ranges from students and aspiring entrepreneurs to startups and early stage companies; as well as established technology companies and the wide range of service providers who are critical to our industry
Our objective is to encourage people to start and grow technology companies!
2. Offering programs that support entrepreneurs and technology companies looking to start, accelerate and grow.
These programs combine elements such as needs assessments, hands on coaching, mentorship, and access to world class expertise - including connections provincially, nationally and internationally.
Our objective is to help entrepreneurs and companies accelerate their growth and maximize their opportunity