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Welcome to YorkTech<br />Member <br />On-boarding and <br />Orientation<br />
It is Your Community<br /><ul><li>“Fostering a Vibrant Tech Community in the Greater Toronto Region”</li></ul>www.yorktech...
You Belong in the YTA<br />Solid foundation, vibrant and growing community<br />Member driven agenda<br />Shortcuts to suc...
Formed June 17th ,1983<br />www.yorktech.ca                                                         March 2010<br />
<ul><li>More than 9,000 companies and 140,000 employees,
$25 billion in annual revenues, 9+ post-secondary institutions
YTA is Primary member-driven association for tech companies and their people
More than 2,500 companies and 34,000 employees
$10 billion in annual revenues, 5+ post-secondary institutions</li></ul>Ottawa-Hull<br />Greater Toronto Geographic Region...
$5 billion in annual revenues, 4+ post-secondary institutions</li></ul>Kitchener-Waterloo <br />Source: Statistics Canada,...
Participation in the YTA uniquely places you at the centre-point of Canada's leading technology corridor, with a connectio...
Geo-location of members<br />Over 200 corporate members of the YTA.<br />www.yorktech.ca                                  ...
Array of Benefits<br />Lessons learned – shortcuts to success<br />Discounted services and offers<br />Portal to professio...
Shortcuts to Success<br />Topical Issues Luncheons<br />Peer to Peer Collaboration<br />Topical Issues<br />Women in Tech<...
Peer2Peer Opportunities<br /><ul><li> Connect with leaders in the tech organizations who regularly attend:
As a subject matter expert presenter
As a program co-facilitator
As a participant
As a host of a client or potential client
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  1. 1. Welcome to YorkTech<br />Member <br />On-boarding and <br />Orientation<br />
  2. 2. It is Your Community<br /><ul><li>“Fostering a Vibrant Tech Community in the Greater Toronto Region”</li></ul>www.yorktech.ca March 2010<br />
  3. 3. You Belong in the YTA<br />Solid foundation, vibrant and growing community<br />Member driven agenda<br />Shortcuts to success<br />Networking and learning<br />Participation and promotion<br />www.yorktech.ca March 2010<br />
  4. 4. Formed June 17th ,1983<br />www.yorktech.ca March 2010<br />
  5. 5. <ul><li>More than 9,000 companies and 140,000 employees,
  6. 6. $25 billion in annual revenues, 9+ post-secondary institutions
  7. 7. YTA is Primary member-driven association for tech companies and their people
  8. 8. More than 2,500 companies and 34,000 employees
  9. 9. $10 billion in annual revenues, 5+ post-secondary institutions</li></ul>Ottawa-Hull<br />Greater Toronto Geographic Region<br />Ontario’s ICT Innovation Corridor<br /><ul><li>More than 550 companies and 12,000 employees
  10. 10. $5 billion in annual revenues, 4+ post-secondary institutions</li></ul>Kitchener-Waterloo <br />Source: Statistics Canada, A Decade of Growth, 2003; Industry Canada , Ontario ICT Sector December 2008 – From Ontario Economic Development(2009)<br />Ontario Tech Clusters<br />
  11. 11. Participation in the YTA uniquely places you at the centre-point of Canada's leading technology corridor, with a connection to more than 10,000 leaders and influencers of the technology cluster in the Greater Toronto Region. The YTA is a dynamic member-driven community offering opportunities for peer collaboration, networking and knowledge sharing essential to the development of your business and your people. www.yorktech.ca<br />www.yorktech.ca March 2010<br />
  12. 12. Geo-location of members<br />Over 200 corporate members of the YTA.<br />www.yorktech.ca March 2010<br />
  13. 13. Array of Benefits<br />Lessons learned – shortcuts to success<br />Discounted services and offers<br />Portal to professional development<br />Export opportunities funnel through the Association<br />Recognition and promotion through broad network<br />www.yorktech.ca March 2010<br />
  14. 14. Shortcuts to Success<br />Topical Issues Luncheons<br />Peer to Peer Collaboration<br />Topical Issues<br />Women in Tech<br />Service<br />Execs<br />TPM<br />York U Innovation<br />Member Recognition<br />HR<br />Emerging Tech Leaders<br />Leadership Icon Series<br />CEO<br />Practical Application Panels<br />CFO<br />Marketing<br />Deloitte Tech Outlook<br />Sales<br />Green Tech<br />Business Innovation<br />Branham 300<br />SR&ED<br />Insights<br />Annual Golf Tournament<br />Sales<br />Leadership<br />Awards Celebration<br />OnlineMarketing<br />Scholarships and Student Participation<br />Solutions Showcase<br />Business <br />Structures<br />Tech Breakfast Seminars<br />Members Tech-working<br />People <br />Matters<br />Networking<br />Events<br />Practical Knowledge Boot Camps<br />www.yorktech.ca March 2010<br />
  15. 15. Peer2Peer Opportunities<br /><ul><li> Connect with leaders in the tech organizations who regularly attend:
  16. 16. As a subject matter expert presenter
  17. 17. As a program co-facilitator
  18. 18. As a participant
  19. 19. As a host of a client or potential client
  20. 20. As a sponsor</li></ul>www.yorktech.ca March 2010<br />
  21. 21. www.yorktech.ca March 2010<br />
  22. 22. Check the Calendar – often.<br /><ul><li>Over 150 events and activities this year.
  23. 23. Nearly 3000 participants per year in YTA Programs.
  24. 24. Check the calendar at www.YorkTech.ca and register for the event right for you.</li></ul>www.yorktech.ca March 2010<br />
  25. 25. Membership in the YTA<br />Appeal to Tech members; Services will find value <br />Membership category is by corporate staff size<br />Geographically comprehensive membership<br />All staff in Greater Toronto Region have access<br />NOT based on restricted number of participants<br />Service and tech companies on same basis<br />Same Corporate Category / Same Fee<br />www.yorktech.ca March 2010<br />
  26. 26. Membership Categories<br />Membership type<br />Description<br />5 Corporate categories <br />Based on total staff in the GTR <br />Exceptions vetted by Membership Committee<br />Tech Company<br />Professional Service Provider<br />www.yorktech.ca March 2010<br />
  27. 27. Current Membership<br />Company Size in GTRAnnual Fee<br />Membership Category 1: 1-3 employees $300<br />Membership Category 2: 4 – 15 employees $600<br />Membership Category 3: 6 – 50 employees $1000<br />Membership Category 4: 51 – 100 employees $1500<br />Membership Category 5: more than100 employees $2000<br />www.yorktech.ca March 2010<br />
  28. 28. YTA Board Roles<br />www.yorktech.ca March 2010<br />
  29. 29. 2010 Board of Directors<br />
  30. 30. Admin Basics<br />Operations Calendar<br />Fiscal year end: April 30th<br />Board Year: June to May<br />Programs year-round<br />Contract Staff<br />Patrick Shaw, Executive Director<br />Sangeetha Karalamoorthy, Events and Membership Coordinator<br />Laurie MacDonald, P/T Bookkeeping<br />Office space through Regus HQ sponsorship (Woodbine/Hwy 7)<br /><ul><li>ED office, meeting rooms, training/presentation room
  31. 31. P2P at 15 Allstate or Seneca College Markham
  32. 32. Luncheons in 404/407 area</li></ul>www.yorktech.ca March 2010<br />
  33. 33. YTA Sustaining Sponsors<br />GOLDSponsors:<br />“Thank you for your generous support and continued participation.”<br />SilverSponsors:<br />www.yorktech.ca<br />www.yorktech.ca March 2010<br />
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