Our Meetups

Silicon Halton holds many meetups during the year - focused on four key tracks: 
Business Growth
Marketing, Sales, Business Development, and Venture Capital;
Technology Innovation
Product and Services Innovation, Research and Development;
Business Optimization
Productivity Methods, Project Management, Learning and Best Practices; and
Collaboration, Partnerships, Referrals, and Career Growth.

How to do Business with the Ontario Goverrnment

Thursday September 22, 2016, 12noon - 1pm | Milton Education Village Innovation Centre | Partner Lunch & Learn

register-nowInterested in Doing Business with the Ontario Government? Here’s your chance to learn how!


  • Government Procurement Policy and Process
  • New Request for Bids and e-Tendering Services
  • How to Prepare a Bid Response
  • Marketing to the Ontario Government
  • Review of our website

Staff from the Town of Milton Procurement Division will be on site to answer questions about doing business with The Town of Milton.


Kevin Fox, Senior Procurement Consultant, Ministry of Government Services. 

Space is limited; please visit http://eepurl.com/cbjTKf to register.


Every month the Innovation Centre hosts informal, and free, presentation on a topic of interest to the residents, members and friends of the Centre and the Milton business community. It is being held at the same time as the monthly Silicon Halton Day where Silicon Halton members come to cowork as our guests for the day.  It’s an open-drop in session, and all Milton entrepreneurs are welcome to attend. You bring your lunch, we’ll bring dessert.

Location: Milton Education Village Innovation Centre. 555 Industrial Drive, Milton. L9T 5E1 [Google Map

Cost: N/A - BYOLunch, dessert provided

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Software Peer 2 Peer #3

SoftwarePeer2PeerMonday September 26th at 7pm | Apple Suites, 700 Third Line, Oakville

For the third meetup we will cover the web development ecosystem at a very high level.  The meetup will start with an overview of browser-based solutions using HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, and frameworks such as Angular, Knockout, and React.  We'll talk about the trade-offs among the different options and what should be considered when deciding on a web application architecture.  See the LinkedIn discussion for more details and to let us know you'll be attending!

[Member LinkedIn discussion]

For more info, please contact the Software Peer2Peer organizer:  

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Women in Tech Peer-2-Peer #22

WomenInTech Peer2PeerSeptember 27, 2016  |  7 pm  |  The Ivy, 3330 South Service Road, Burlington

Topic: What it Takes

Inspired by the Canadian women rocking the RIO Summer Olympics and the amazing #WhatItTakes campaign from SportChek (Check out the videos here) we are bringing in mentors and coaches to take the limits off of our beliefs and dare greatly in our careers and with our businesses.

This month we are excited to have Carol Schulte, a professional speaker, trainer and certified coach who has worked with audiences in the U.S., Germany, and Canada over the better part of a decade bring us a workshop.

The Women in Tech Peer 2 Peer group’s goal is to empower women in business by examining the unique gender based challenges of working in and with technology to effect progressive change within our working and community environments. 

Meet ups are generally for women only who work or live in Halton.  Non-Silicon Halton members are welcome.

Each month we'll have a topic for debate, and an opportunity for individuals to share challenges and successes with the group in a safe, supportive setting. 

Meetup formats may include dinner discussion meetings, guest speaker presentations, or workshops - depending on the topic.

For more information, please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

About the Presenter:

Carol Schulte holds a BFA in Theatre Performance, an MA in Communication, and two postgraduate certificates in coaching and mentoring.   She is on a mission to empower people to live BIG lives (how many folks can say they’ve lived in an Ashram, shaved their head - and raised $10,000 to boot - or bungee jumped in their birthday suit?!?) no matter what life throws at them. She is the creator of ‘Spark your G.E.N.I.U.S.’ and the initiative ‘Women Living BIG’, and is committed to getting you OUT of your comfort zone so you can excel in your career, start and grow your own businesses, and achieve what you never thought possible.
She has lived, worked and/or volunteered in Thailand, India, Peru, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, the US, the UK, visited 30 countries and counting, and brings a unique and global perspective to all she does. Passionate about many things, Carol is also a volunteer bereavement facilitator and camp counselor, marathon runner, and yoga instructor.


TGIF Tech - September 2016


September 30th 2016  |  3:00 pm - 5:00 pm   |   Taste Of Colombia, 67 Bronte Road, Units #2 and #3, Oakville

From Social Media Likes to In-store Dollars

Most people will tell you that “Likes” on social media (Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, etc.) are important to your business. But have you ever wondered how those social media likes are actually turning into dollars for your offline business? 

Hyllo is the first predictive analytics platform to answer the oldest and most important marketing question for modern brick-and-mortar businesses: What is the in-store ROI of my online media? 

Today, marketing budgets have dramatically shifted to email, social, web & apps (online channels) with no frictionless way to measure in-store visits & sales (offline conversion). Our online-to-offline conversion tracking platform uses machine learning to give businesses of every size the ability to measure and improve the ROI of their online media. 

Only 37% of CMO’s can justify their marketing budgets quantitatively. Don’t let the success of your business be a mystery; measure & improve your marketing ROI with Hyllo retail analytics and marketing analytics.

At this event, Anh will be discussing how the technology works and sharing the story of how the company has evolved and grown.

About Anh Truong

Anh has over 15 years of mobile and web development experience and is a sought-after speaker & Ruby on Rails developer. An entrepreneur through-and-through, he has been a Launchpad 50K business plan finalist, the MCBA Young Entrepreneur of the Year and founded three companies.

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About TGIF Tech

Held once a month on a Friday afternoon, these informal meetings are a way to build the connections among Oakville’s technology ecosystem. We offer an informal touch point for business development, sharing knowledge and information in a relaxed environment. Consider coming out and joining us if you are involved with a digital media business or organization in Oakville. Our broad definition of technology includes video, gaming, wire-less, animation, podcasting, online communications, software programming and consulting, etc.

Got an idea for a Friday afternoon - or looking for more information - please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Location: Taste of Colombia (Bronte BIA) Map: https://goo.gl/maps/QPTi1 


Senior Human Resources Peer-2-Peer / Roundtable

Monthly | Oakville, ON

A learning forum for Senior HR Managment from Technology companies to:

  • Share challenges
  • Share solutions
  • Develop/validate strategies & tactics
  • Reduce risk in decisions
  • Improve quality and speed of decisions
  • Develop a trusted supportive network of peers

Ultimately increasing their value and their Human Resource department’s value to the organization.

This group meets once per month for 90min over breakfast.

Learn more here

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or Bob Nagar for details or learn more here (coming soon).




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