YTA Membership Orientation March 2010
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New members on-boarding review providing insight to the activities, programs and operations of the York Technology Association.

New members on-boarding review providing insight to the activities, programs and operations of the York Technology Association.

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