What We’re Excited for At Collision Conference 2020

Choose New Jersey is gearing up for North America’s fastest growing technology conference. Our business development officers are looking forward to meeting with innovative companies from around the world. Are you a tech company or investor? Let’s talk! Below you’ll find information about the conference, what events we’re excited for, and who we’re looking to talk to.

About Collision from Home

Dates: Tuesday, Jun 23, 2020 – Thursday, Jun 25, 2020
Location: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Collision will be held as a virtual conference for the very first time, instead of in Toronto as intended.

Over 30,000 attendees are expected to be a part of the event this year, ranging from thousands of investors and startups to political leaders such as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Focused on technological innovation, attendees will dive into a world of marketing and media, developers and data, and the impact technology is having on evolving society, lifestyle, commerce and business development.

Top 5 Events at Collision 2020

1.    Women in Technology: Power Your Tomorrow, hosted by TD Bank Group

Hosted by New Jersey’s own TD Bank, the panel will be discussing empowering women in tech, particularly during the pandemic. As part of the discussion, newly promoted female execs will be sharing their experiences during the COVID-19 outbreak and how everyone can be inspired to adapt to to the world’s changes.

2.    How to Manage Growth

Peter Colis, founder of fintech Life Insurance company Ethos, will be discussing the many factors that helped his startup grow to a $500 million valuation. Check out how New Jersey is helping fintech companies thrive.

3.    5G and Accelerating the Fourth Industrial Revolution

New Jersey’s Nokia Bell Labs CTO Marcus Weldon will be talking with Futurithmic’s Editor-at-Large, Michael Hainsworth, about the potential that 5G will have in creating a new industrial revolution due to unprecedented data transfer capabilities on the horizon. Did you know that New Jersey has the top broadband infrastructure in the country?

4.    The Void of Ethical Leadership

McCann Worldgroup chairman Harris Diamond will be joined by USA Today editor-in-chief Nicole Carroll to talk about the many ways that brands have become ethical leaders during the pandemic and how this can continue moving forward. Diego Scotti, CMO of NJ-based Verizon, will be at the forefront of the conversation. See how New Jersey manufacturers have been doing their part during COVID-19.

5.    Why You Should Start a Company in a Recession

Out of tragedy has come opportunity. Venture Capitalists from Renegade Partners, Sierra Ventures, and NewView Capital discuss the potential recession on the horizon, and why that may be the perfect opportunity for new business. Discover New Jersey business assistance programs for tech startups and entrepreneurs.

Meet with Choose New Jersey during Collision Conference 2020

New Jersey continues to be at the forefront of new thinking, new ideas, and new answers for the future. Choose New Jersey is a privately funded economic development organization for the state. We are focused on helping Collison attendees bring their growth plans to life. During the conference, we’ll be setting up appointments to discuss the opportunities New Jersey has to offer the tech industry.

  • Is your business searching for a dense talent pool?
  • Do you want all the access to New York City and Philadelphia at a more affordable cost?
  • Are you a global company that is looking for the perfect US location to be both agile and sustainable?

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