Mark your calendars and brace yourself for the ultimate tech event of the year. Innovation Week YYC is back and in-person, and so is the signature event of the week, Launch Party!

Innovation Week YYC, hosted by Platform Calgary, showcases all things tech and innovation that are driving Calgary to new heights. The result is a week full of events, panels, workshops, demo days, peer-to-peer meetups and a lot more.

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As for the Launch Party event, it is one of Calgary’s largest startup-focused events of the year. 

Launch Party spotlights 10 up-and-coming startups in the Calgary tech community. Each year, tech businesses across Calgary apply or are nominated to participate. 

From the many nominations, a selection committee of entrepreneurs and Launch Party alumni picks out the 10 best startups trail-blazing in their industries. From nanotech healthcare solutions to personalized digital real estate software, these companies are the next big thing in the global innovation community.

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Hitting the Launch Party Top 10 line-up this year are names like Caret, NanoTess, WaitWell and Propra among others. And if you want to be in on their story, invest in these companies or simply want to network, Launch Party is the place to be.

Innovation Week YYC runs from November 21st-27th, 2022. Launch Party is powered by Platform Calgary, and it’s the place to be on Thursday, November 24th, 2022 at the TELUS Convention Centre.

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The tickets to this kick-ass tech event are currently on sale and selling out fast. Hit the Launch Party website below to get your tickets.


Where: TELUS Convention Centre
When: Thursday, November 24th, 2022; 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Cost: $20 – $40


Where: “Platform Innovation Centre, around Calgary and online
When: Monday, November 21st – Sunday, November 27th, 2022
Cost: FREE