AUG. 13th TO 20th, 2020

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2020 event schedule is live!

Forward Passes available soon.

Wisconsin's largest technology and entrepreneurship festival

8
days
40+
events
5,000+
attendees

View the 2020 Schedule!

Who should attend Forward Fest?

While Forward Fest was originally by and for entrepreneurs, we actively embrace a wide, inclusive definition of the word. Everyone in the community is welcome: do you work at a startup or nonprofit? Want to know more about running a business? Are you maybe interested in switching to a career in tech? Do you just think entrepreneurship is neat? Join us!

Difference-Makers

Entrepreneurs

Students

Tech Folks

You!

Small Businesses

You!

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Forward Fest 2020 Events

From workshops to socials, the arts to biohealth, both in-person and online, Forward Fest 2020 has something for everyone.

See the full schedule here!

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