Upcoming Event: Ignite Edmonton Festival 2015

Posted by on Monday, July 13th, 2015 at 9:31am.


An entrepreneurial event with plenty of ideas colliding, Ignite Edmonton is one of the best festivals for business owners found throughout the year. There will be plenty of start-ups and larger companies on hand ready to discuss ideas and so much more. Here's what you can expect when you head to the Ignite Edmonton Festival 2015.

What's New This Year?

This new initiative from the Edmonton Economic Development and has added even more new things for this year. Some of the new stuff includes:

  • Breakout Sessions
  • Team Experiences
  • Thought Leadership Talks
  • Innovation Labs
  • Social Spaces
  • Masterclasses

All of these new initiatives will help entrepreneurs and teams better connect.


Just like last year, the festival will include many great speakers, such as:

  • Daniel Debow
  • Satish Nakwary
  • Nir Eyal
  • Steve McPhee
  • Jane McGonigal
  • Eliza Rosenbaum
  • Michele Romanow
  • Morgan Oliveria

Each speaker will provides something a little different and they all specialize in a different area of business.

Team Experiences

Along with the speakers, there will be plenty of team experiences for those brining a team. Some of the choices include:

  • Team Concierge Services
  • Scaling up Teams
  • Innovation Tool Kit
  • Dedicated Muster Point
  • And More!

There are plenty of team building exercises you can enjoy together.

Workshop Sessions

One of the biggest parts of the festival are the workshop sessions. Some of the top choices include:

  • When Ideas Collide
  • Building a Data-Drive World
  • Metrics That Matter
  • Innovation Culture and Communities
  • And More!

Each workshop features different ways to connect and develop your business.

Festival Passes

Passes are currently available for the festival. You can choose from the individual pass and the team pack individual pass.

The Individual pass is $599, which provides the opportunity to enjoy the entire festival including a gift bag, food, drinks and more. You can attend every session with this pass.

The Team Pack Individual pass is also $599 and is designed for those bringing a team of 5 or more. You gain exclusive access to team spaces, a festival concierge, all sessions, food, drinks, a team kit and more.

Location, Dates and Times

The Ignite Edmonton Festival will be held at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton. It will be held on Wednesday, September 9th from 8am until Thursday, September 10th at 5pm.

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