By: Matthew Kert
On December 6th 2012, the Altitude Accelerator will be holding its first Recycling Idol! Putting a twist on our monthly Growing Your Business seminars, Recycling Idol is all about clean technology. If this is you, take advantage of your chance to win exclusive prizes and get bragging rights to the title of the first ‘Recycling Idol’ winner. The application deadline is tomorrow (Nov. 15th) so hurry!
At the event in December, the top finalist companies will present their ‘green’ ideas for a panel of judges and the crowd will be able to vote on their favorite. The winner will receive $30,000 in prizes to help them commercialize their product and the ultimate crown of Recycling idol! Our sponsors for the event are: The Ontario Tire Stewardship (OTS), Stewardship Ontario (SO) and Turning Technologies Canada. So far we have confirmed 2 judges which are Gord Miller, The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, and Franco Hasou of Ernst & Young.
It is sure to be an amazing jam packed morning. If you are interested in the clean technology sector, or want to learn more about it, this is definitely a can’t miss event. As an attendee, you get to talk to industry professionals and expand your personal network. As well, you get to meet famous people in the industry, like Gord Miller, who have a unique and deep understanding on the market. Additionally, with companies pitching their ideas and guests from a wide range of companies within the clean tech sector, you can possibly find your future employer, team members or co-founders. And most fun of all, you get to have your say in voting for the winner!
So what are you waiting for? Sign up today!
At the door: $30
*Fee includes breakfast
Matthew is a final year undergraduate student majoring in Communication, Culture & Information Technology and Psychology at the University of Toronto Mississauga. He is interning at the RIC centre and is responsible for managing various social media events the company has to offer. He is very interested in advertising and marketing with a strong background in online marketing.
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