Here are the can’t-miss celebrities attending Collision in Toronto next week

Tech giants and industry leaders from around the world will gather in Toronto next week to attend the fastest growing technology conference in North America.

Now in its ninth year, Collision was created by the team behind Web Summit, the world’s largest tech event. Collision attracts the CEOs of the world’s largest companies, founders of exciting startups, leading investors and media from over 140 countries.

The conference will take place at the Enercare Center in Toronto from June 20-23 and is expected to welcome over 33,000 attendees.

Some of the faces you’ll see at Collision will be very familiar to you, as big names come to discuss their entrepreneurial endeavors.

From movie stars to top athletes, here are some of the celebrities who will be in attendance you shouldn’t miss.

Margaret Atwood – Booker Prize-winning author

Margaret Atwood/Collision Lecture

Margaret Atwood is the author of over 50 books of fiction, poetry, critical essays and graphic novels, including The Handmaid’s Tale, Mocking Angeland The Blind Assassin. Atwood has won numerous awards during his illustrious career, including two Booker Prizes, the Arthur C. Clarke Award and the Governor General’s Award.

Lupita Nyong’o — Oscar-winning actor

Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong’o/Collision Conference

Lupita Nyong’o won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in 12 years of slavery. The producer and filmmaker is also a shareholder in Kukua, a Nairobi-based media and technology start-up. Nyong’o was named one of the “50 Most Powerful Women in Africa” ​​by Forbes in 2020.

Cris Cyborg — MMA Legend

Cris Cyborg

Cris Cyborg/Collision Conference

Cris Cyborg is the current Bellator Women’s Featherweight Champion and former UFC, Strikeforce and Invicta FC World Featherweight Champion. Her unique mixed martial arts resume means she is the only fighter in history to be a Grand Slam champion, winning world championships in four major MMA promotions. Cyborg is also a global humanitarian with various outreach projects.

Damon Wayans Jr. – Actor, comedian, co-founder of Special Guest App

Damon Wayans Jr.

Damon Wayans Jr./Collision Conference

Damon Wayans Jr. is known to fans as Brad Williams in happy endingsas a coach in new girl, and as the voice of Wasabi in Big Hero 6. Wayans Jr. He is also the co-founder of Special Guest App, a live entertainment booking platform which was featured on Apple. Planet of applications.

Jayna Hefford – Olympic gold medalist

Jayna Hefford

Jayna Hefford/Collision Conference

Jayan Hefford is a Hockey Hall of Fame inductee and the current President of the Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association. She has won four consecutive Olympic gold medals with Team Canada and is an ambassador for the Grindstone Award Foundation.

Carmelo Anthony—NBA All-Star, Entrepreneur

carmelo anthony

Carmelo Anthony/Collision Conference

Camelo Anthony is a 10-time NBA All-Star and was named one of the 75 Greatest Players in NBA History for 2021. Anthony is also a philanthropist, producer and entrepreneur, and is the founder of the global company of content, Creative 7.

Tickets for Collision are on sale now.

Collisions Conference 2022

When: June 20 to 23, 2022
Time: Various times
Where: Enercare Center – 100 Princes Boulevard, Unit 1, Toronto
Tickets: Online purchase

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