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July 2023

Alberta IoTee’s 4th Annual Golf Tournament Recap: Fostering Collaboration and Celebrating Success

By | Alberta IoT Association News

Under the bright summer sun, the Lynx Ridge Golf Course came alive with energy and excitement as Alberta IoT’s 4th Annual Golf Tournament unfolded. On July 21st, 2023, tech professionals and golf enthusiasts from across Alberta’s vibrant tech ecosystem gathered for a full day of golfing, networking, and fostering valuable connections. Let’s take a moment to revisit the highlights of this exceptional event that united the tech community for growth and camaraderie. 

The 4th Annual Golf Tournament exemplified Alberta IoT’s unwavering commitment to cultivating a thriving tech community within the province’s ever-evolving tech landscape. The event provided an exclusive opportunity for participants to engage with fellow industry professionals, uncover growth possibilities, and explore collaborative ventures within Alberta’s dynamic tech ecosystem. 

 At the heart of the tournament was the goal of building a strong sense of community, and we achieved just that. Participants engaged in meaningful conversations, shared valuable insights, and forged lasting relationships, going beyond the traditional boundaries of business networking. The connections established during the event will undoubtedly contribute to the growth and advancement of the tech sector. 

 As the round came to a close, a sense of excitement lingered among the participants as everyone made it to the clubhouse just before a true Alberta thunderstorm rolled through. Looking beyond the success of this year’s event, preparations for next year’s tournament will be underway shortly. The prospect of gathering once again to collaborate, inspire, and celebrate the spirit of Alberta’s vibrant tech community has the Alberta IoT team feeling energized. 

 Set amidst the picturesque Lynx Ridge Golf Course, the event provided an idyllic backdrop for friendly competition and skillful play. Golfers of all skill levels relished the opportunity to put their game to the test, and the camaraderie on the course was amazing to see. 

Beyond the golfing action, participants also enjoyed various activities and surprises. The on-course contests and challenges added an extra layer of excitement, ensuring an engaging and dynamic experience for all. The event offered not just a day of golf but also a platform for exploring shared passions and interests that extended beyond the boundaries of the workplace. 

We want to congratulate all the prize winners, whose exceptional skills and sportsmanship elevated the thrill of the tournament. Your outstanding performances and positive energy served as an inspiration to all.  

We want to extend a huge thank-you to our incredible team of volunteers and committee members whose dedication made Alberta IoT’s 4th Annual Golf Tournament a resounding success. Their hard work, passion, and meticulous planning were instrumental in creating an unforgettable experience for all participants. We are deeply grateful for their commitment to fostering a strong tech community and for going above and beyond to make a meaningful difference in the industry.  

A Special Thank You to Our Sponsors: 

Of course, we must express our gratitude to our sponsors, whose generous support played a vital role in making this event possible. Your contributions helped create an unforgettable experience for all participants. Through your partnership, Alberta IoT’s mission to drive innovation, collaboration, and growth within the tech sector receives valuable support, enabling us to continue making a positive impact within the tech community. 

Alberta IoT’s 4th Annual Golf Tournament was a success, fostering collaboration and unity within Alberta’s tech ecosystem. Stay tuned for updates and announcements about next year’s tournament, where we will once again unite to inspire, innovate, and celebrate the spirit of Alberta’s vibrant tech community. 

To stay updated on all things tech and future events, keep an eye on Alberta IoT’s official website and LinkedIn.  

Alberta IoT Fast Track Program – Now Accepting Applications for Cohort 8

By | Alberta IoT Association News

Calgary, July 14, 2023 – The Alberta IoT Fast Track Program is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for Cohort 8. Entrepreneurs and tech innovators in Alberta are encouraged to seize this opportunity to take their businesses to new heights. 

The Alberta IoT Fast Track Program, known for its success in fostering the growth of emerging tech scaleups, offers participants a unique platform to connect with industry experts and fellow leaders, gaining invaluable insights and guidance to propel them to new markets and growth opportunities. Program Manager Anne-Marie Wilms notes that “The Fast Track program has recently been revamped thanks to the feedback of past participants with a greater focus on working sessions and hands on business development. We are excited to welcome some new facilitators and resources to support businesses as they scale.”  

Through instructional sessions led by business experts specializing in marketing strategies, accessing capital, leadership for growth, and more, participants dive deep into various aspects crucial to the future success of their ventures. By fostering collaboration and knowledge sharing, the program enables Founders to tap into the vast expertise and resources available, further enhancing their ability to grow and scale.  

“The Alberta IoT Fast Track Program offers an opportunity to be connected and have instructional sessions with a range of business experts from sales to IP to HR, and connections with other businesses in Alberta tech space. Thank you, Alberta IoT, for developing such a useful program for Albertan entrepreneurs!”  

-Tara Cowling, CEO Medlior. 

To kickstart Cohort 8, Alberta IoT will be hosting a virtual Fast Track Info Session on August 9, 2023. This session will offer prospective participants a chance to learn more about the program, its benefits, and how to apply.  

Early bird pricing for the Alberta IoT Fast Track Program ends on August 1, 2023. Interested individuals are encouraged to apply early to take advantage of this special offer and secure their spot in the program. 

To learn more about the Alberta IoT Fast Track Program and to apply for Cohort 8, please visit our website. 

About Alberta IoT: 

Alberta IoT is a non-profit, member-based association that exists to nurture and support the growth of Alberta’s Internet of Things and emerging technology sectors. Our mission is to position Alberta as the worldwide leader in IoT and emerging technology. 


Anne-Marie Wilms  

A Swinging Success – Alberta IoTee: Women’s Golf Event 

By | Alberta IoT Association News

Hey golf enthusiasts! We’d like to share a recap of the incredible Alberta IoTee Women’s Golf networking event sponsored by The Grant Sherpa. Picture a sunny day at the beautiful Heritage Pointe golf course, where a group of amazing women gathered to learn, connect, and have an absolute blast. From forging new connections to brushing up on our golf skills and planning for future events, let’s dive into the unforgettable moments of this remarkable day. 

The response to this event was incredible, with tickets selling out even after more spaces were added. We were blown away by the overwhelming enthusiasm surrounding the event, proving that a round of golf can be a great opportunity for women who are looking to learn, network, and have a great time. The success of the event was a clear sign that we hit the sweet spot, and we couldn’t be more thrilled. 

Let’s talk about the heart of the event: the connections made and the bonds strengthened. Our guests buzzed with positivity as like-minded women from various backgrounds mingled, shared stories, and sparked new friendships. We witnessed the power of networking as everyone generously offered support, advice, and inspiration. It was a reminder of the incredible strength that comes from uniting ambitious and talented women on and off the golf course. 

We’d like to give a special shout-out to the Heritage Pointe golf pro, Adam Bayne, whose expertise and passion elevated our golf experience. From perfecting our swings to fine-tuning our putting skills, Adam’s guidance had us feeling like pros in no time. We learned valuable techniques, soaked up a wealth of knowledge, and left with newfound confidence. 

The success of this event has inspired us to host even more incredible gatherings in the future. We can’t wait to bring together passionate women and provide more opportunities for growth and connection. Stay tuned and keep an eye out for our upcoming announcements.

Tee Up for the Alberta IoTee  4th Annual Golf Tournament: 

If you’re eager for more golfing adventures with Alberta IoT, it’s time to tee up for our upcoming Golf Tournament on July 21 and the Lynx Ridge Golf Course. Join fellow professionals, showcase your skills, and create lasting memories. It’s the perfect chance to blend your love for golf with valuable networking opportunities.