The Government of Ontario is now accepting applications for the General Participation (Stream 1) and the Start-up Participation (Stream 2) of Collision 2022.
The Government of Ontario invites Ontario companies in artificial intelligence/machine learning, blockchain, fintech, autotech, big data, eCommerce tech, education tech, cybersecurity, sensor-based technology, environment/clean tech, gaming/VR&AR, digital health, medtech, enterprise-tech, entertainment and media, logistic/supply chain tech, industrial IoT and other technology enterprises to join Stream 1 or Stream 2 of the export business mission to the 2022 in-person edition of Collision.
Collision is North America’s fastest growing technology conference that attracts leaders from the global technology community every year. The 2021 version of Collision from Home attracted 38,000 attendees including 850 investors and more than 1,250 start-ups from 140 countries. It also featured over 600 high-profile speakers from public and private sectors across the world. Collision is amongst the most sought-after events for the technology industry. In 2022, Collision has entered its 7th consecutive year and will return to the Toronto Exhibition Place. 2022 Collision will be offering participants the full conference experience–from speakers’ series to Business to Business meetings– and showcase opportunities, all in person.
Two participation options are available, based on your business status, qualifications and interests:
Stream 1: General Participation (100 tickets available):
This option is open to both start-ups and well-established SMEs. One General Attendee Ticket per company.
This option is open to both start-ups and well-established SMEs. Ticket holders have access to all of Collision’s content, including exciting speakers’ series, educational masterclass, exhibition floor, and networking/meeting tools. See complete ticket benefits at Ticket Benefits.
Stream 2: Start-up Participation for Qualified Start-ups (48 spots available)
This is a dedicated option for qualified start-ups to showcase their innovative technologies, products and solutions to global attendees. The start-up program delivered by Event Organizer includes but is not limited to:
To learn more about the start-up program, please check Here
Application Steps for Stream 1:
Application Steps and Selection Criteria for Stream 2:
Please note the below steps are developed according to the start-up program application requirements and decision-making procedure set out by the Event Organizer.
Step 1: Pre-registration
Ontario government will pre-screen the applications based on the following criteria. If you are confident you meet all these requirements, please complete and submit your application Here. Kindly provide only one contact at this stage.
The start-ups are subject to final approval by the Event Organizer and will be assigned to the relevant track (ALPHA or BETA), or rejected, based on the criteria below.
Step 2: Qualification Check by Collision Team
If you pass the pre-screening, you may be asked to submit an intake form to Collision Team. Please complete and submit the form as soon as possible so the Collision Team can start their vetting process and make final approval/decline decision shortly.
Please note the start-ups are subject to final approval by the Event Organizer and will be assigned to the relevant track (ALPHA or BETA), or rejected, based on the criteria above.
Step 3: Official Registration
Upon receiving approval/declined decision from the Collision Team, you will be asked to complete a simple official registration and make payment online. Registration and payment instructions will be provided at a later date.
A success manager assigned by Collision Team will take care of your journey upon completing all three steps, however, as an official delegate of the Ontario Export Business Mission to Collision, your company will be included in all Collision-related mission promotion and marketing campaigns initiated by the Government of Ontario.
Stream 1: C$150 per company (not per attendee)
Stream 2: C$600 per company (not per attendee)
Monday, April 4, 2022
B2B Program on the Margins of Collision 2022
Please feel free to contact me should you have any questions about the mission and/or the application process.
Area Director for China/Senior International Market Consultant
International Business Growth Branch
Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation & Trade