Building progressive digital leadership

Activate builds the digital capacity of the progressive movement.

A curated gathering for the sharpest minds in progressive politics, nonprofit, labour, advocacy, and more.

LEARN With community


Activate is a highly immersive and interactive experience

Learn from the best progressive leaders. Get inspired by behind-the-scenes stories from the biggest campaigns.



Learn from world-class speakers who’ve led winning campaigns across the continent. Be challenged by new ideas and re-inspire your work.



Deep relationship-building with like-minded progressive digital practitioners, campaigners, and advocates. Build your network and create friendships for the long haul.



Walk away from Activate with tangible skills to power up your upcoming progressive campaigns. We focus on equipping you with a variety of hard skills to succeed in your work.

Meet Your People

Join the sharpest minds in digital from across the continent

Activate is for progressive digital practitioners. You might be a digital director at an advocacy organization, a content writer at a political party, an organizer at a labour union, or a senior leader who tries to bring all these pieces together. You might work with clients to deliver great digital campaigns, or build new technology. We know that important, exciting, and innovative digital work is happening on the margins and encourage people from a variety of backgrounds to register.


Limited tickets available.
Apply now to secure your spot.

Tuition: $875 CAD
Full and partial scholarships available.

Our Partners

We are grateful to our Partners and Sponsors who provide critical support to ensure success and to increase accessibility by supporting the conference scholarship fund. If you are interested in partnering, please connect with us.