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Ways to Support

Join us in making Calgary a global hub for startups and innovation.

Behind every great innovator is a great community and that community begins at Platform Calgary. 

Your sponsorship helps drive new economic growth and job creation in Calgary. 

Our vibrant community of innovators and entrepreneurs work together to drive the growth of Calgary's tech ecosystem. At Platform Calgary, we are supporting startups and scaleups through programs, events, and spaces designed to foster creativity, collaboration, and innovation.

One of the key ways we are able to support the tech community in Calgary is through our sponsorship program. By sponsoring Platform Calgary's spaces, events, and programs, you are helping us to provide resources and support to the entrepreneurs who walk through our doors every day. 

Whether you are a local business looking to give back to the community, a corporation interested in supporting innovation and entrepreneurship, or an individual passionate about supporting the next generation of tech leaders, sponsoring Platform Calgary has a positive impact on Calgary's tech community.

Explore sponsorship opportunities with Platform Calgary

Platform Calgary welcomes over 30,000 visitors per year, supports over 3,604 entrepreneurs, and have 35 organizations in residence. We have 170+ new member tech companies and anticipate having 500 new member companies by the end of 2023.

Sponsor the Platform Innovation Centre

The Platform Innovation Centre is where thousands of people congregate and collisions happen. It is a single point of access to resources, programming, and events for entrepreneurs in the tech community. Amplify your brand at the heart of it all by sponsoring a boardroom, classroom, or zone.


Sponsor an event

Innovation Week

Innovation Week is an annual celebration held in November with 5,000 attendees and over 50 partners. This seven-day series of events engage Calgary’s tech ecosystem and invite the general public to learn more about our thriving tech community. Thousands of people join us for Founder Showcases & Pitch Nights, Hackathons & Innovation Challenges. Join the excitement as a sponsor of the Founders & Funders Dinner, Launch Party stage, or one of the 80+ events.




DiscoverTechYYC is an annual event held in the spring. This tech expo and job fair attracts 2,000 attendees and over 60 local tech companies and support organizations. Attendees enjoy panel discussions, workshops, and networking opportunities. Engage with Calgary’s tech ecosystem by sponsoring one of many opportunities at DiscoverTech YYC.

Tech Talent Tuesday

Tech Talent Tuesday, in partnership with Tech West Collective, provides local tech companies the chance to promote their brand, culture and work opportunities. Each event welcomes up to 150 attendees every other week. Showcase your brand and support by sponsoring the food, non-alcoholic beverages, and venue rental. 

Pitch Breakfast

Pitch Breakfast is a monthly breakfast series for investment-ready startups to pitch and meet with investors. These intimate and exclusive events are by invitation only. Become a sponsor and position yourself as an industry leader to a highly curated group of influential investors and a collection of promising startups ready to scale.


Sponsor a program

From idea through to growth, our programs help entrepreneurs get what they need to go further, faster.

From Startup Essentials to Platform Calgary IncubatorCEO Roundtable, and Venture Mentoring Service of Alberta,
we support entrepreneurs launching and scaling their startups.

Establish your business as an industry leader and build valuable relationships with emerging tech companies in Calgary.
Become a naming sponsor for our programs.



Explore sponsorship opportunities with Platform Calgary.

Connect with:
Rea Hailley | Lead, Sponsorships
[email protected]


Connect with Rea