Get Ready: Your Connected Future Starts Now!

August 18, 2014 Meghan

growconf-log_580x390 Months of planning are about to come to fruition. The 2014 GROW Conference starts this Wednesday, (August 20th) and for those of you who have been too busy to check out our schedule, here’s a list of all the things that you can expect.   ScheduleThis year pre-registration, check-in, and our activities sign-ups will take place from 11AM to 1PM on Wednesday, August 20th. Since we’re sold out, we recommend that you get there early, as there may be line-ups and the conference starts at 1PM sharp.   Most of our activities have a capacity limit, so make sure that you check out our activities section before showing up on Wednesday. For a full breakdown of our scheduled events, check out our full schedule.   Speaker Highlights: As you know, we have an incredible line-up of speakers for you this year from companies like, Recon Instruments, Lululemon, Google and Skycatch, (to name but a few). Each speaker will bring an exciting and unique point-of-view to the IoT table, so make sure that you check out our full line-up in advance.   ActivitiesIn addition to all of the innovative minds that will be speaking at this year’s GROW, we also have some kick ass activities planned for you. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Yoga/Broga (ya, men do it too) – Hosted by Lululemon
  • Hiking/walking adventures – Hosted by Lululemon
  • A Thursday morning run around Lost Lake – Hosted by Lululemon
  • Relaxation sessions at Scandinave Spa
  • Downhill Mountain Biking – Check availability on Wednesday morning when you check-in
  • Drone flying in the park – BYOD – RC Helicopters, Quadcopters, Drones (under 70 lbs)

If you want to pre-register for any of the activities, click here.   HackathonHelp us make Whistler the smartest, most connected resort destination in the world, and earn a chance to win some incredible prizes while you’re at it!   If you think you have what it takes, sign up here and partake in our two-day Hackathon. The work that you do could end up being implemented by the City of Whistler, not to mention, set the president for the connected cities of the future. If you have any questions about any of the activities planned this year, don’t hesitate to reach out! You can email us at: or tweet us @GrowConf. We’d love to hear from you.   See you in the mountains!   “You HAVE to get out of your office; spending two days at events like these can land you that key hire, the coveted press relationships, long-term partners, or investors you need.” – VentureBeat

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