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🏙️ Midweek Memo: The year in tech so far
Plus, a new expo for tech enthusiasts, and your chance to compete for $25,000.
Welcome to the Midweek Memo: a weekly digest of the city’s top tech events, personnel moves, job openings, and industry opportunities.
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🎟️ Vancouver Tech Events
📅 #vtjtalks: The Year in Vancouver Tech – So Far | July 12
From investments and acquisitions to layoffs and leadership changes, we’ve had no shortage of big tech news this year.
Sign up for our July #vtjtalks to find out how the Vancouver tech ecosystem is doing halfway through 2023.
☕ Toast Women in Tech Coffee | July 6
Join us for a casual coffee networking event hosted by Toast, a women's tech collective and talent partner dedicated to promoting gender diversity on technical teams.
This intimate gathering will take place in a cozy and comfortable setting, perfect for connecting with like-minded professionals and expanding your network.
👨💻 Linus Tech Expo | July 29-30
Linus Tech Expo (LTX) is a technology expo run by the same team behind the Linus Tech Tips YouTube channel.
The goal is to create a hands-on experience with booths and activities hosted by staff and industry partners. With a variety of games, activities, exhibits and a BYOC, there’s a little something for everyone to enjoy.
Helping innovators and changemakers tell their stories
Switchboard Public Relations – an Earnscliffe Strategies company works with some of the most progressive and innovative teams in the tech sector.
Tech leaders know their products and services are brilliant, but sometimes need help explaining why they matter and how they will create positive change. Switchboard communicates game-changing ideas to target audiences in a way that’s accessible and exciting.
Is your team on a mission to disrupt the status quo? See how the country’s top tech PR firm can help you.
More must-attend events from our partners
DigiBC Online Video Game Development Camp for Girls | Summer 2023
entrepreneurship@UBC Immersion Week (EIW) | September 26-28
Check out the full events list of tech events events.vantechjournal.com
Let’s face it, most people don’t like lawyers.
The mysterious pricing, expensive fees, poor customer service, intimidation, perceived inconvenience (the list goes on).
Goodlawyer is a legal service provider that focuses on the customer — finally. From startups to established companies, Goodlawyer provides upfront prices, customer service that cares, payment options, lawyer reviews, and much more.
🎁 Featured VTJ Membership Perk
This week: TAP Network
TAP Network’s Tech Salary Survey provides comprehensive Canadian compensation data on over 30,000 incumbents at 216 local, national, and international technology companies.
Vancouver Tech Journal members receive a 10% discount on TAP Network’s Tech Salary Survey.
Have BCIT Computing students help with your IT challenges
Do you need a tech solution, automation tool, or prototype? BCIT’s Industry Sponsored Student Projects program puts students to work on your software & IT projects. Next submission deadline is August 1 – learn more!
👩🏻💼 Vancouver Tech Moves
Major personnel changes, including promotions, hires, and departures:
💼 Vancouver Tech Jobs
Be like Montra and reach qualified local talent with our Vancouver Tech Jobs board.
Whether you're looking for a dream role or a dream employee, Vancouver Tech Jobs has you covered, with open jobs including:
SunTracker Technology is hiring a Software Engineer
The BC Public Service is hiring for multiple roles
UrbanLogiq is hiring a Senior Software Engineer - Product Implementation
Ari is hiring a Lead Engineer
Check out who else is hiring on our Vancouver Tech Job Board »
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