Checkout the Features at SAAS NORTH 2018 Investor zone, PitchFest, Workspaces, Happy Hours, Welcome Reception and Parties.

Roundtable Breakfast Discussions

These small-group, breakfast roundtables will give you more of the tactical insights you need to help you grow your company while also building meaningful connections with your peers. Taking place Thursday, November 29th from 8:05am to 8:55am, extremely limited seating.

Date: 11/29/2018


SAAS NORTH PitchFest, sponsored by Dentons and AWS, will feature 8-10 companies that will pitch to a panel of judges including corporate venture, investors, and mentors from leading accelerators and incubators. Taking place on Day 1 & 2 from 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm.

Date: 11/28/2018 - 11/29/2018

Location: Shaw Centre

SAAS NORTH Fund, supported by Shopify

SAAS NORTH is committed to moving the needle on making our conference more accessible to a broader range of SaaS entrepreneurs and their teams. In the spirit of moving toward accessibility across dimensions of diversity, age, gender and ethnicity we are proud to announce the SAAS NORTH Fund, supported by Shopify.

Thank you for your interest in the SAAS NORTH Fund. The submission deadline has now ended.


FuckUp Nights (FUN), sponsored by Lazaridis Institute, is a global movement where people share stories of professional failure. Why? To create a culture shift around failure and enable a mindset of growth and innovation, and that’s what we’re all about at SAAS NORTH! FUN will take place from 4:45 pm – 6:30 pm on November 28th.

Date: 11/28/2018

Location: Shaw Centre

AI Mini Track

Canada’s dominance in the Artificial Intelligence market should come as no surprise with the depth and breadth of investments happening. Canada’s tech community is booming right now, so it should come as no surprise that we are emerging as a hub for AI. This year at SAAS NORTH we are introducing a deep dive in Artificial Intelligence with our AI Mini-track. Click to read more.

Date: 11/28/2018 - 11/29/2018

The Party

Who’s ready to party? Join us at the SAAS NORTH Party on the evening of November 28th from 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm, after the first day of the conference. This year’s event will be taking place at the brand new Ottawa Gallery. It’s the SaaS party of the year, sponsored by LaBarge Weinstein and National Bank!

Date: 11/28/2018

Location: Ottawa Art Gallery

Welcome Reception

We’re kicking things off with a Welcome Reception on November 27th. Last year’s welcome reception was packed and this year’s we’re going back to the Sidedoor for more fun times! We’re back at the Sidedoor for more fun times. The Welcome Reception is co-sponsored by FIRMA Foreign Exchange and Ceridian

Date: 11/27/2018

Location: Sidedoor Restaurant

Happy Hours

Networking with a beer in hand, we’ll have Happy Hour on each day of the conference. Day One’s Happy Hour is sponsored by Lazaridis Institute happening from 4:45 pm – 6:30 pm


You won’t find a better place to get shoulder-to-shoulder with SaaS providers. Exhibits are turn-key; just bring your laptop and/or large screen monitor and plug in.