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Eptech Toronto to be hosted at ventureLab

Stephen Law   

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Keynote underscores unique setting amid innovation hub

Stepping into a somewhat unique setting, the Toronto EPTECH table-top trade show will be hosted at tech innovation hub ventureLab on May 9th.

As part of a six-city, Canada-wide tour, Tuesday’s event will be held between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00p.m. Free to attend for electronics trade and industry professionals, the B2B trade gathering will also feature a keynote speaker – Avinash Persaud vice-president of the Hardware Catalyst Initiative at VentureLab, located at 3600 Steeles Ave., East, Markham ON.

A leading lab and incubator for hardware and semiconductor companies, the Hardware Catalyst Initiative serves as an innovation hub designed to support start-ups in their product development and commercialization journey. By providing a dedicated space, resources and support to start-ups, The Hardware Catalyst Initiative aims to bridge the gap between prototype development and market entry.


During the 30-minute Keynote, which commences at 10:30 a.m., Persaud will cover a number of topics serving the interests of the electronics designer and engineering community in Canada. These include:

  • Challenges in supply chain and parts sourcing, in particular semiconductor allocation.
  • Challenges in finding and recruiting tech talent.
  • And, he will also touch on ventureLAB’s role in the electronics ecosystem, here within the GTA.

Providing exclusive, face-to-face networking with industry suppliers and solution providers, the EPTECH show will also feature a couple of trade-based seminars scheduled throughout the day. Free parking will be available to all attendees.

Avinash Persaud vice-president of the Hardware Catalyst Initiative at VentureLab is the keynote speaker at the Toronto Eptech trade show on May 9th. He hits the stage at 10:30 a.m.

Register in advance

Operated by EP&T Magazine, EPTECH coast-to-coast national electronics shows are always located in high-technology areas of Canada. Attendees can register for any show by accessing this link. https://www.eptech.ca/location/toronto


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