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2nd Annual Glendale Tech Week: Program Announced!

Post Date:07/31/2017 8:21 AM

For Immediate Release
July 31, 2017


Media Contact:
Jennifer McLain, Principal Economic Development Officer


2nd Annual Glendale Tech Week: Program Announced!

Glendale, CA – The City of Glendale is proud to announce the schedule of events for the 2nd Annual Glendale Tech Week. Kicking off on Monday, October 9th with a City sponsored summit on Wednesday and Thursday, attendees can look forward to a program packed with talks, panels, site tours, happy hours, and networking events. This year’s theme “A Startup Journey,” will address everything from moving ideas through development, funding, marketing, and more.

The exciting line up of speakers includes NASA’s Visual Strategist, Dan Goods, Circle Reality’s Founder, Chadwick Turner, and MooreDesign Associate’s President, Patricia Moore. Hear about their journey on Wednesday, October 11th at the Alex Theatre (216 N. Brand Blvd). Then head to Oktoberfest on Maryland for food, live demonstrations, craft brewer talks, interactive art displays, and pop-ins from top influencers.

Thursday, October 12th will feature panels on innovation in healthcare and growth in technology with partners from Biocom, a tech job fair, innovation market, and a Pitchfest. Ten selected companies will compete in Glendale’s Pitchfest for a $20,000 prize package in front of a panel of judges at the Alex Theatre. This will be followed by a Meet the Funders event for those who want to get their own ideas in front of some of Los Angeles’s top VC and Angel funders.

View the full schedule of events and the expanding list of speakers here:

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Attend all of the week’s events by purchasing early bird tickets here. Receive discounted ticket prices at $50 for early bird general admission and $25 for early bird student admission until September 8th.  

There are always new Glendale Tech Week updates. Stay connected with us to be in the know on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and our newsletter.

A special thank you to Glendale Tech Week’s Platinum sponsors Downtown Glendale Association and USA Link System; Gold sponsors Kroll, Glendale Water & Power, AES, Lanair, Service Titan, and Glendale Adventist Medical Center; and Glendale Arts for sponsoring the Sunset Cocktail Reception.


Glendale, known as the “Jewel City,” is one of the largest cities in Los Angeles County. With a population of over 200,000, Glendale is a thriving cosmopolitan city that is rich in history, culturally diverse, and offers limitless opportunities. It is the home to a vibrant business community, with major companies in healthcare, entertainment, manufacturing, retail, and banking.

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