The #BCTECH Summit is brought to you by the Government of British Columbia, in collaboration with the BC Innovation Council (BCIC), a Crown agency. As the largest technology conference in British Columbia, the two-day event showcases BC’s vibrant technology industry, builds cross-sector opportunities for businesses and explores the latest ideas and innovations fuelling our economy.

The #BCTECH Summit builds on the three pillars of the #BCTECH Strategy:

  • Improving access to capital for promising companies and continue supporting our competitive tax system and research environment;
  • Deepening the BC technology talent pool;
  • Making it easier to access new market.

The #BCTECH Strategy has the underlying objectives of driving technology adoption across all industries, facilitating talent development and job creation and attracting national and international investors to our province.

About the Government of BC

The #BCTECH Strategy is a key component of the B.C.’s Jobs Plan to support the growth of B.C.’s vibrant technology sector and strengthen British Columbia’s diverse knowledge-based economy. The multi-year strategy includes a $100-million BC Tech Fund and initiatives to increase talent development and market access for tech companies that will drive innovation and productivity across the province.

About the BC Innovation Council (BCIC)

The BC Innovation Council, a Crown Agency of the Province of BC, accelerates the growth and success of BC companies by providing resources and market opportunities for applied innovations that solve challenges and drive competitiveness in BC industries. Through the #BCTECH Strategy and annual #BCTECH Summit, BC Innovation Council is fostering the growth of competitive companies that generate revenue, produce high-paying skilled jobs and drive economic development in BC.