Join fellow entrepreneurs, nerds, geeks, hackers, foodies, and creatives from the Midwest in an 8-day celebration of innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Thu, Aug 16, 2018


Experience what’s next in business at neXXpo 2018, a celebration of innovation in our region hosted by the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Join hundreds of attendees in checking out creative, cutting-edge businesses at our “innovation hubs” and casting your vote for the third annual Most Innovative Company (MIC) Award. The finalists will be announced at neXXpo, with the MIC being awarded to the champion at a special nex7 Stage event...

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Overture Center

  • Social
  • Innovation
  • Showcase
  • Celebration
  • Happy Hour
  • networking
  • start-up
  • business

Fri, Aug 17, 2018

Sat, Aug 18, 2018

Sun, Aug 19, 2018

Mon, Aug 20, 2018

Tue, Aug 21, 2018

Wed, Aug 22, 2018

Wisconsin Games Alliance Forward Fest Social

Hosted by Wisconsin Games Alliance

Sponsored by: Good City Brewing
Sponsored by: Domeloz Honey Spirit
The Wisconsin Games Alliance (WGA) hosts quarterly social events to further solidify the Madison and Wisconsin game development community. All are welcome to attend these casual social events to connect and make friends with area game developers and industry professionals.Our 3rd quarter event is part of Madison's annual Forward Fest, a celebration of the area's technology and entrepreneur community. Join us at the brand new StartingBlock Madison for an...

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

StartingBlock Madison

  • Happy Hour
  • Social
Wisconsin Games Alliance Forward Fest Social

Thu, Aug 23, 2018