MARCH 28: Kanata North job fair includes companies from startups to tech giants

(Press release)

On Wednesday, March 28, 2018 from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm the Kanata North Business Association will host the 3rd annual Discover TechNata – a Technology Expo and Talent Hunt Career Fair. Several special guests including Mayor Jim Watson and MP Karen McCrimmon will be touring the expo and viewing product demos.

Event Details
WHAT: Discover TechNATA
WHEN: Wednesday, March 28
HOURS: 11am – 6pm
WHERE: The Brookstreet Hotel (525 Legget Drive, Kanata)

As Kanata North’s premier job fair, Discover TechNata has become the go to event for businesses in our tech community. According to analysts Expert Market, 71 per cent of respondents would set up their new tech business in Ottawa. The respondents ranked quality of living, high salary averages, the number of available tech jobs in the city and tech diversity as reasons for their choice.

This expo will provide the platform to display the Nations Capital success. With hundreds of job opportunities and more than 70 exhibitors representing a wide range of technology sectors, and recruiting for talent, Discover TechNata provides the gateway to showcase the city’s brightest tech innovators and builders.

“We look forward to another sellout event at Discover TechNata, as the job fair continues to draw a lot of interest from the business community. We’ve expanded our exhibitor space this year to include the brand new conference center at the Brookstreet hotel,” said Deborah Lovegrove, Marketing and Events Lead at Kanata North Business Association. “It’s obvious there is no shortage in job opportunities in the area, as the tech sector in Kanata continues to thrive and experience growth.”

This growth in Canada’s high-tech sector is driving talent needs for many businesses. Discover TechNata connects those seeking employment in the tech industry, as well as general business sectors, with leaders and employers from local businesses.

In Canada’s Largest Technology Park, business is booming, as Kanata North offers the leading hub of technology employment in the City. The area is home to a broad base of over 500 companies that include software, SaaS, medical technologies, biotechnologies, clean tech, and a host of other sub-sectors. The region has gained international acclaim with high-tech innovations, and game-changing technology. A choice destination for many new and established global companies.

Blackberry/QNX will be exhibiting and eagerly recruiting to expand their software development team. Their Autonomous vehicle will be on display in the main hotel lobby again this year. Tech giants like Ciena, Cisco, Nokia and Mitel to name just a few, will also be on site, in addition to a few startups that are looking to scale their business.

Besides recruiting, Discover TechNata offers tech enthusiasts and curious job seekers the occasion to discover what’s new in the Capital’s tech sector and meet with several “Employee Choice” firms who are is hiring. To add a little excitement, exhibitors will have the opportunity to win prizes and the #SeriousTechLivesHere Coolest Demo Award for the best demonstration and technology display.

We welcome anyone with a passion for technology to come and Discover TechNata. Meet with top employers and recruiters, witness some cool demos, network with the locals, and experience the vibe of our community.

View the complete list of exhibitors.


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