Startup Zone

Applications for the BDC Startup Zone are now being accepted. Join a select group of tech entrepreneurs on the exhibition floor at one of the most anticipated IoT events of the year. 

Read on! 

Attention Tech Startups!

Are you working for a Startup company in the IoT space with a minimum viable product? Do you need that next bit of exposure to scale up your business? 

If so we’re looking for you!

Apply now to be selected and featured as an IoT North exhibitor in the BDC Startup Zone. 16 qualified companies will be selected to participate and showcase their innovations to thousands of attendees.


  • Exposure to thousands of attendees
  • Branded exhibition kiosk at the IoT North Expo in the BDC Startup Zone
  • 1 hour workshop on May 26, 2020 provided by BDC and partners
  • Pitch Competition training by Platform Calgary commencing in April 2020
  • 90 second pitch competition on May 27, 2020 during the IoT North Expo
  • Winner of the pitch competition to be invited on the mainstage for additional exposure!

How to apply:

  • Fill out the below that contains qualifying questions for your business.
  • Application deadline – April 8, 2020
  • Winners will be announced by April 15, 2020

About IoT North Expo

IoT North is the largest gathering of the IoT community and hosted at a major event center in the heart of Calgary. National organizations and thought-leaders are gathering in Canada’s fastest growing tech hub to showcase their products and educate the community and the endless applications for industry.

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