DELEGATE PACKAGE NBTC`13 OVERVIEW The National Business & Technology Conference brings together a collaborative group of passionate students, seasoned speakers and inspirational entrepreneurs who share a common goal- to make ideas happen. The 14th Annual National Business and Technology Conference will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on March 89. Over 400 delegates will be immersed into a world of innovation as they have the opportunity to participate in various competitions, be inspired by established professionals, and share their stories at our dynamic networking events & workshops. If you are passionate about building ideas, learning about the business & technology space, and ambitious towards becoming a leader for the next generation. APPLY TODAY! NBTC`13 ABOUT On March 8th and 9th, the city of Toronto will host one of the most empowering entrepreneurial experiences aimed to inspire North America`s brightest students to catalyze their potential and transform into an impactful leader within the business & technology space. This year`s conference will be held at the elegant Metro Toronto Convention Centre located in the heart of Toronto. Accommodations are available through Novotel Hotel. Details to follow post application. NBTC`13 WHAT TO EXPECT CREATIVE networking workshops that are tailored to your interests, and give you the opportunity to meet delegates and mentors that share your passion INTERACTIVE workshops that gives delegates the opportunity to share their ideas and thoughts on topics emerging within the business and technology space REWARDING competitions that will give delegates the experience of showcasing innovative solutions to real-life problems, cash prizes and acknowledgement from a renowned panel of judges NBTC`13 DELEGATE BENEFITS CONNECT with top CEOs and Industry Professionals who are the speakers, judges and attendees of the conference. NETWORK with representatives from some of the top companies in the area of technology, consulting & finance. COMPETE in competitions that give you the opportunity to present your innovative ideas to a renowned panel of judges. ENGAGE with a generation of innovators, passionate idea builders and aspiring leaders within the business and technology space. NBTC`13 SPEAKERS Drew Dudley Founder & Chief Catalyst, Nuance Leadership Michael Hyatt CEO, BlueCat Networks Greg Overholt Executive Director, Students Offering Support “Leadership is not something of the Gods, everyday actions and words make everyday leaders“ NBTC`13 SPEAKERS John Kelleher President & CEO, RHB Group LP Reza Satchu Co-Founder, Managing Partner, Alignvest Management and Co-Founder Chairman, Next 36 "Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?“ - John Kelleher NBTC`13 SPEAKERS Our speaker line-up consists of entrepreneurs, inspirers, innovators and leading industry specialists. NBTC is dedicated to bring forth a range of engaging workshops, panels, and interactive discussions. To take a look at our full line-up please visit: http://nbtc2013.nspire.org/speakers NBTC`13 COMPETITIONS This year, NBTC is presenting TWO TYPES of competitions to attendees. Our goal is to optimize on showcasing talent, we want to give all types of entrepreneurs, innovators, and leaders the opportunity to execute their ideas, showcase their start-ups, and diversify their case cracking skills. Do not miss out on the unique and creative competitions NBTC has prepared for North America`s brightest students. NBTC`13- Competitions ENTRPRENEURSHIP At NBTC, delegates come in as aspiring entrepreneurs, and will leave as inspired entrepreneurs. We want to give you the prime opportunity to present your ideas, start-ups, products creativity and next generation of innovation to a professional panel of judges who are open to helping you make your ideas a success. This year’s competition is sponsored by Ernst and Young. All types of start-ups are eligible to participate and win some great prizes! For more information visit http://nbtc2013.nspire.org/competitions/ec-teams This is your moment, to be in the spotlight. NBTC`13 PAST COMPETITORS NBTC`13- Competitions CONSULTING CASE This year’s competition will challenge experienced case crackers to think with an entrepreneurial mindset and solve a case that has the potential to implemented by one of Canada’s hottest start-ups. There are great prizes to be won as well! For registration details please visit: http://nbtc2013.nspire.org/competitions/cc-teams The National Business and Technology Conference is an experience dedicated to building the next generation of innovative leaders in the business and technology space. Our goal is to provide a whole packaged to get your inspired to achieve your goals. Take a peek into our 2013 Schedule. 2013 Events Schedule • Competitions o o • • • • • • Consulting Case Competition Entrepreneurship Competition Networking Events o o o o Career Fair Wine & Cheese Social Business Luncheon Gala Dinner o Networking Breaks Workshops NBTC Talks Seminars Panels Presentations TAKE A LOOK AT OUR FULL SCHEDULE POSTED ON THE NBTC WEBSITE! NBTC`13 REGISTRATION To register please visit our website at http://nbtc2013.nspire.org/ and click on the orange button that says “register now!” NOTE If you are participating in the entrepreneurship competition, you will apply first and register after your team has been selected to compete. The form for the competition is available here. If you are participating in the consulting competition, all delegates are asked to register prior to sending team information to our executive team. Detailed instructions are available here Diljot Chhina Director of Marketing - NBTC 2013 Nspire Innovation Network [email protected] SAVE THE DATE 03 08 2013 March Eighth Two Thousand Thirteen An entrepreneurial gathering you do not want to miss!