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

Purchase a Forward Pass

The Forward Pass is the fastest, easiest, and the most cost-effective way to take advantage of all the Forward Fest has to offer. The one pass gets you into all the events listed in the Forward Pass Events column, below. Plus, you’ll get an awesome t-shirt :)


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The amazing early-bird rate expires at 11:30 pm on June 15, 2018. After that Forward Pass prices will double.


Other Events

These events are not included on the Forward Pass, but some may offer discounts to Forward Pass holders. Please use the emailed access code when registering to receive any available discount.