EXCITING EXPERIENCES WITH EVERLASTING VALUE



Venue Information

An Award Winning Business Technology Conference

Since inception at Ryerson University in 2005, Connect IT has grown to become one of Canada's largest undergraduate business technology conferences. The Connect IT Conference aims to explore the application of new and emerging technology trends and their impact on society in a way that connects people together. We strive to raise awareness and educate attendees from leading universities across Ontario on problems, opportunities, and how technology can make the world a better place.

Open Panel Discussion

The keynotes and panels will feature industry leaders that will highlight critical and controversial questions around technology and its impact on our mental health and lifestyle. Pushing delegates to explore a different approach and understanding of the content.

Case Competition

In small teams, delegates will compete in a case-based competition to apply their knowledge in the industry. The delegates will be judged on their ability to provide the most feasible/creative solution. This is an optional competiton, meaning the delegates can choose not to participate.

Breakout Sessions

This year delegates will have access to multiple different interactive workshops. A chance for the delegates and sponsors to get to know each other on a personal level. Delegates will get further insight into how these companies are leveraging technology in a way that impacts the way we live.

Tech Expo/Career Fair

The Expo will run through a part of the conference and will feature a TechSpace, with startups and digital teams showcasing their innovative tech. Additionally, a Career Fair as well for companies looking to recruit. Delegates will have the opportunity to walk around and explore these new opportunities in person.

Nightly Socials

After a long exciting day, take some time off and enjoy a night out with other delegates and industry proffesionals. Meet new like-minded students and alumni from schools across Ontario and get ready for another eventful day.

Giveaways & Awards

Get a chance to win various prizes and awards by participating in different events at the conference. Additionally, with purchase of any pass, take home an extraordinary custom filled delegate package. Stay tuned for all our social media giveaways!


CITC's Networking Reception was immensely valuable to me in learning about careers in both business and information technology. The company reps were approachable and personable as I was easily able to engage them in conversation.

Ken Sequeira, Alumni

The Venue

This year, the venue and all conference activities will be taking place at Hotel X Toronto. Hotel X Toronto is in the heart of Toronto with an overall rating of 4.8/5 1 and in the top 25% of hotels in Toronto, despite being in business for only 11 months.

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Hotel Accommodation

For delegates looking to stay overnight, we will have accommodations available at the Hotel. Each hotel room will accommodate 2 delegates.

Further details will be sent out to delegates once accepted. For any questions, check out our FAQ or feel free to reach out to us at info@citcryerson.ca

Hotel X Toronto

111 Princes' Boulevard, Toronto, ON M6K 3C3