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Tech Events You Don't Want To Miss This Summer

Tech Events You Don't Want To Miss This Summer

Summer slowdown? Not in the tech industry. And the Midwest is no exception. Sure, we cherish our summer Fridays in Michigan, but we also love getting the community together. 

Check out the top Midwest tech events this summer. Mark your calendars and RSVP for conferences, meetups, workshops and more.

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July Tech Events

Black Tech Week 2022

Black Tech Week

Cincinnati | July 16th - 18th: Founders, funders and corporations come to Black Tech Week for the industry’s most meaningful conference content, connections and culture. Join for amazing workshops, panel discussions, investor matching, keynote speakers, after-hours activities and the most incredible energy you’ll ever feel at a professional networking and development event!


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Startup Detroit Happy Hour

Detroit | July 23rd: Join the Detroit startup community for the Startup Detroit Happy Hour — this month we're meeting up on the rooftop of Newlab at Michigan Central in downtown Detroit. Come on down to meet with founders, investors, technologists, and to see the beautiful space at Newlab. Food & beverage will be provided! Put on with love by Detroit Venture Partners, Purpose Jobs, and Newlab. 



Cleveland | July 25th: Brought to you by OhioX and University Hospitals, SportsLand promises to be a dynamic platform for thought leaders, industry experts, and innovators to explore the intersections of sports, technology, and healthcare with a focus on sports science, data & analytics, HealthTech, and human performance. RSVP to save your spot.


August Tech Events

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Startup Columbus Happy Hour

Columbus | August 6th: Join us for our next Startup Columbus Happy Hour! Come connect with Columbus technologists, entrepreneurs, and startups. The first 100 attendees get a drink on us. Put on with love by OhioX,  Purpose Jobs, and BigKitty Labs. RSVP now.


Rally 2023 event


Indianapolis | August 27th - 28th: This two-day conference created by Elevate Ventures, is the largest global cross-sector innovation conference. RALLY brings together people from companies, universities, founders, and investors from around the globe. Building on the momentum of last year’s inaugural conference, RALLY features many different events and ways to participate. This includes featured speakers (like baseball legend Alex Rodriguez and race car star Jann Mardenborough), panel discussions, curated 1:1 meetups with investors, 6 innovation studios, a pitch competition, demo arena and more. This year, the conference will be held on August 27th and 28th at the Indiana Convention Center. Get your tickets today before they sell out — use the code RALLYwithPurpose to get 25% off!


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