Traction Conference brings global talent to Vancouver this June

Traction event

Rarely does an event come along that concentrates so much global talent, especially in Canada. June 18th brings the Traction Conference to the city of Vancouver, dubbed as being “Canada’s largest gathering of growth experts.” The event will see a plethora of keynote presentations and panels that include representatives from global tech companies such as LinkedIn, Pinterest, Dropbox, Zillow, Hootsuite, Marketo, Groupon, and HubSpot.

Organized by Boast Capital and Launch Academy, Traction Conference promises that attendees will leave with “strategies and tactics to get, keep and grow customers at scale.”

As far as the all-star speaker lineup, here is a sample of who you can expect to learn from:

– Ryan Holmes, CEO of Hootsuite
– Ben Rubin, CEO, Meerkat
– Phil Fernandez, CEO of Marketo
– Lynda Weinman, Founder of
– Neil Patel, Co-founder of KISSmetrics
– Dennis Yang, CEO of Udemy
– Jeff Lawson, CEO of Twilio
– Eliot Horowitz, Co-founder of MongoDB
– Markus Frind, CEO of PlentyOfFish
– Allen Lau, CEO, Wattpad
– Michael Litt, CEO, Vidyard
– Aatif Awan, Head of Growth, LinkedIn
– Robert Cezar Matei, PM Growth, Quora
– Viraj Mody, Growth Engineer, Dropbox
– Patrick Llewellyn, CEO of 99 Designs

Tickets cost $539, with registration information to be found at


Ian Hardy

Ian is publisher at MobileSyrup. He's been quietly creating and building things for years and is completely addicted to Tim Hortons.

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