TORONTO, ON, September 21, 2017 – Today Generation Now, a conference from organizer Haste and Hustle, announced the Interac Corporation (“Interac”) as Title Sponsor for the single-day entrepreneurship event. The Generation Now conference will aim to inspire some of Canada’s most promising entrepreneurs through a series of startup-focused keynotes. Interac will support Generation Now in the planning and execution of the event, which will feature talks from some of North America’s most well-known entrepreneurs and startup influencers including keynote speaker Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO of VaynerMedia, 4-time New York Times bestselling author, and co-founder of VaynerRSE, a $25-million investment fund.
“Partnering with Interac allows us to attract top-tier speakers and attendees to the conference,” said Shauna Arnott, Producer and Lead Planner of both Haste and Hustle and Generation Now. “We want attendees to come together and learn valuable information not only from the the inspirational speakers, but also from each other. Together, we’re working to fill the audience with talented individuals who are hoping to learn, to teach, and to form genuine connections.”
Similar to Haste and Hustle, the Generation Now conference will focus on connecting attendees with high-impact members of local and national entrepreneurship communities. Conference organizers hope to attract millennials in business, young entrepreneurs, and business students to the event with the goal of providing them with actionable advice to better their careers and/or businesses.
“It’s always a pleasure to support Canada’s growing entrepreneurial and technology communities,” said Peter Maoloni, AVP, Online Products and Platform, Interac Corporation. “We’re incredibly excited to be part of an event whose organizers, attendees, and speakers share in our belief that the best way to ensure that Canada continues to thrive is by providing young people with the advice and tools they need to build new, innovative businesses. ”
The Generation Now conference is also sponsored by Think Board, Eighty-Eight, The Content Company, Powerful Sales Solutions, Classy Bitch, Anthony Riccairdi, Influencive, The Capture Group, The Lucky Few Podcast, Kevin Sarasom, and Abacus Agency.
The conference is taking place at the Sony Centre in Toronto, Ontario on February 27, 2018.