With more than 50 events per year, your opportunity to connect and learn is huge.

Upcoming events


Our major events in a nutshell

Tech Leadership Conference

Waterloo Region has all the ingredients to build world-class companies—but we need to sustain momentum to continue to grow and thrive.
Communitech’s Tech Leadership Conference is the area’s largest one-day conference built to connect the Waterloo Region tech industry. We strive to provide unique opportunities to exchange knowledge, share ideas and build relationships to ensure Waterloo Region remains the BEST place for tech companies to start, grow and succeed.
Held annually in the spring; learn more at techleadership.ca


Waterloo Region is home to world-renowned startups and the world’s second-largest Oktoberfest … Techtoberfest is where they meet!
Techtoberfest is a two-day event focused on the Waterloo Region startup community. Built around hot topics, it consists of keynote talks, workshops and networking, sprinkled with a bit of Oktoberfest charm.
Held annually in the fall; learn more at techtoberfest.ca

Breakfast series

Who doesn’t love a good breakfast? Communitech breakfasts bring the tech community together to tackle local and global issues. This popular series is open to Communitech members and registered non-members. It’s great for networking and learning.
Held six times per year, there’s no shortage of bacon!

Golf Tournament

It always sells out and it always delivers. With 144 golfers of all skill levels—that’s 36 foursomes—it’s a great way to get together for a day on the links. The day includes 18 holes of golf, a boxed lunch, dinner, games, contests and fabulous prizes, plus a whole lot of fun.
Held annually in June, tickets are awarded by lottery in early spring.

Communitech AGM

When is an annual general meeting something to get excited about? When it’s the Communitech AGM, of course. An event that gets better every year, our AGM is far from traditional. It brings the Waterloo Region tech community together for a little business, some food and drink and some of the best networking around.
Held annually in November.

Communitech Tech Jam

Talent is consistently ranked among the top issues facing companies at all stages of growth. Communitech’s Tech Jams and Talent Collisions connect hiring companies with qualified candidates looking for technical or non-technical roles. With exhibitor floors, company pitches and non-traditional networking, this isn’t your typical job fair.
Our recruitment events are held based on community demand.


Questions? Kristen Gillett is happy to help.

Director, Events | Email kristen.gillett@communitech.ca or call +1 (519) 888-9944 ext. 1073

Email Kristen
or call +1 (519) 888-9944 ext. 1073