Media Advisory - Ambitious new tech innovation festival coming to Toronto

TORONTO, July 6, 2017 /CNW/ - Media representatives are invited to join representatives from Toronto's startup and corporate innovator communities to announce a new technology and innovation festival.



Elevate Toronto launch announcement


Tuesday July 11, 2017


John Tory, Mayor of Toronto

Razor Suleman, Cofounder Elevate Toronto & Former CEO of Achievers

Alex Norman, Managing Director, TechToronto

Valerie Swatkow, EVP, Business Development of Cossette

Bilal Khan, Founding Managing Director, OneEleven

Salim Teja, President, Venture Services, MaRS

Jodi Kovitz, CEO at Acetech & #movethedial Founder


CN Tower, Horizons Restaurant

Enter the CN Tower from the main entrance and look for the Elevate Toronto

registration table and volunteers in the Elevate T-shirts


9:45 a.m. – Media registration. Please leave time to check-in and take an elevator ride up to the event location

10:15 – 10:30 a.m. – Launch announcement, speeches, photo opps

10:30 – 10:45 a.m. – 1:1 Media interviews with Mayor John Tory and Elevate Leadership Team

11 a.m. – Event concludes


SOURCE Elevate Toronto

For further information: Media are asked to confirm their participation in advance with: Kieran Lawler, Citizen Relations, 416-303-0799,

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