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LiONS LAIR Pitch Competition Training and Pitch Feedback

LiONS LAIR Meet and Greet

In-person | Innovation Factory – Hamilton, ON

The LiONS LAIR competition finalists will have the opportunity to network with other finalists, mentors and industry partners through the meet and greet while learning about the preparation and training needed to be ready for the in-person competition in September.

This training session is only available to the LiONS LAIR Pitch Competition finalists.

For more information about the competition please contact Hannah Fritchley at [email protected]

LiONS LAIR – Innovation Factory’s Premier Pitch Competition

Celebrating its 14th anniversary, LiONS LAIR is an annual competition presented by Innovation Factory that brings the regional  entrepreneurship and innovation community together.

After a summer of training, the finalists are ready to compete. The finalists will deliver their pitch and field questions from our Investor LiONS.

The winners of LiONS LAIR will be awarded big prizes, thanks to the generous support of the LiONS LAIR sponsors. These prizes will help elevate their companies to the next level, create jobs, increase revenues and attract investment.

Learn more: lionslair.ca

The event is finished.


Jul 10 2024


5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Innovation Factory (In-Person - Hamilton)
Innovation Factory (In-Person - Hamilton)
B21-175 Longwood Road South Hamilton, ON Canada L8P 0A1


Innovation Factory
Innovation Factory
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14th Annual LiONS LAIR Pitch Competition and in-person Gala on September 26, 2024 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. Tickets available on lionslair.ca

Attend the 14th annual LiONS LAIR pitch competition

Since 2011, Innovation Factory’s LiONS LAIR has helped more than 150 startups launch and scale their businesses. This fall, join over 350 entrepreneurs, investors and thought leaders to network over dinner and drinks, celebrate innovation, and watch finalists pitch live to a panel of judges to win cash and in-kind prizes.

When: September 26, 2024 | 5:00pm – 9:00pm 

Where: LiUNA Station – 360 James St. N, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 1H5

Celebrate BIG ideas that make a bigger impact at The Big DiF, Innovation Factory’s annual open house and client showcase. Join 250+ people from the Hamilton-Halton community to celebrate entrepreneurship and innovation.

Join Innovation Factory's Annual Open House - The Big DiF!

Network with 250+ industry professionals, discover emerging solutions from our innovators, and celebrate entrepreneurship within the Hamilton-Halton ecosystem.

May 9, 2024 | 4:00pm – 8:00pm | Hamilton, Ontario