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Join fellow entrepreneurs, nerds, designers, geeks, hackers, foodies, and creative professionals from the Midwest in an 8-day celebration of innovation and entrepreneurship. The 2014 Forward Festival provides the rare opportunity to interact with professionals across a wide range of disciplines. Network at events like High Tech Happy Hour, interact at events like BarCamp, and learn at the Forward Technology Conference.

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Whether you’re already plugged into the Midwest tech scene, or you’ve been waiting for the right opportunity to sample what the area has to offer, Forward Festival is about bringing the technology and start-up communities together to learn, share, and have some fun.