Features & Special Events

WELCOME RECEPTION

We’re kicking things off with a Welcome Reception, presented by Dentons, OMERS Ventures and PwC, with a live DJ spinning the latest beats! Join us at Queen Street Fare on the evening of November 15th for some bites and beverages and start your mingling early.

EDISON PARTNERS PRE-CONFERENCE MINGLER [AT CAPACITY]

Immediately following the Welcome Reception, hop over to the renowned “Rabbit Hole,” housed in a 122-year-old building in the heart of Centretown – to taste Ottawa’s most creative cocktails and food in a modern yet historical venue.

INVESTOR BREAKFAST [AT CAPACITY]

Learn, learn, and learn some more at L-SPARK’s exclusive Investor Breakfast. Join Leo Lax, Executive Managing Director at L-SPARK while he sits down with Aleeza Hashmi, Investor at Bessemer Venture Partner to discuss the current software landscape in both Canada and the US!

BETAKIT KEYNOTE STAGE

BetaKit is known for sharing cutting-edge, timely insights on Canada’s tech ecosystem – The BetaKit Keynote Stage is where you’ll see the people that are building and financing Canadian SaaS success stories.

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WORKSPACES TRADESHOW

Book your custom branded WORKSPACE in our collaborative work environment. You won’t find a better place to get shoulder-to-shoulder with SaaS providers.

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FIREHOOD ANGEL CAMP

The Firehood’s savvy Angel investors will be onsite at this year’s conference – looking to unearth your SaaS/tech gem! This is your chance to meet active women angel investors from across Canada. 

INVESTOR ZONE

The Investor Zone is where deals are made! Find investors who are looking for startups and meet with your next potential investor during SAAS NORTH.

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Looking for a more intimate, working lunch experience at SAAS NORTH? Enjoy an engaging lunch and an expert lead discussion with your entrepreneur peers on the hottest topics regarding people and culture in your SaaS company.

MICROSOFT ACCELERATE EXECUTIVE LUNCH [AT CAPACITY]

In this networking lunch and fireside chat, you’ll get exclusive tips from Microsoft Canada Startups and SaaS experts on how to unlock exponential product & business growth!

AWS PITCHFEST

The much-loved PitchFest, presented by AWS, is coming back! Companies will pitch to a panel of investors to take home the grand prize. Co-sponsored by National Bank and Stratford Intellectual Property.

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SAAS NORTH END OF DAY SOCIALIZER

At the end of Day 1 and 2 of the conference, grab a beverage and take advantage of face-to-face connections! Mingle with the SaaS community on the tradeshow floor.

IDA IRISH NIGHT [AT CAPACITY]

IDA Ireland is hosting the first ever Irish Night @ SAAS NORTH. Enjoy some of Ireland’s (in)famous Irish hospitality, complete with Whiskey Tasting, Irish Music, Tasty Food, Better Drinks, and the chance to win some Fantastic Prizes!

THE BETAKIT PODCAST BREAKFAST

Coming to you at SAAS NORTH is a special live recording of the award nominated BetaKit Podcast! Featuring co-hosts Rob Kenedi and Douglas Soltys, this in-person recording will feature special guests from SAAS NORTH and the opportunity for attendees to have questions answered live on the podcast.

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