What is this event?
CNBC has called this event the "Most Intimate Technology Conference on the Planet." Featuring an outstanding list of speakers from various technology-focused industries, the event hosts influencers to help startups on their journey to profitability.
The day begins with a 9:30 am grand opening on the Keynote Stage. Speakers include Steve Huffman (Reddit), Louis Von Ahn (Duolingo), Cindy Galop (Makelovenotporn), Piera Gelardi (Refinery 29), Dennis Crowley (Foursquare) and Cal Henderson (Slack).
Scale startup pitches happen simultaneously on a second stage with the speakers beginning at 9:45 am and continuing throughout the day. Attendees have the choice of listening to great speakers and/or visiting the startup stage to be enlightened by other entrepreneurs as they change the world.
Where is the event located?
This event takes place at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal, 72 Bowne Street, New York, NY 11231
Who should attend the event?
Featured companies such as facebook, KPMG, Tesla, Etsy, Uber, Adobe, and others have sent employees in past years. Plan on rubbing elbows with tech reporters, CEOs, designers, engagement professionals, students, product consultants, and marketing managers. If you're a startup founder or want to work with a startup, this is the can't-miss tech conference to attend.
What are some highlights of this event?
Besides pitches and great speakers, the after-hours experience is like no other. Claim a seat at a table hosted by an influencer in the field of marketing, investment, project management, startups, and the like. Only 6 seats per table, so sign up today!
Engage is a networking opportunity during the day. It's a casual place to have informal conversations with other attendees.
Why should I attend this event?
If you're on the hunt for great startups or people who can help your startup, don't event think about skipping this event.
Scale-approved startups will have the opportunity to meet with investors, exhibit to attendees, practice pitching, and be featured on TNW. Be exposed to 5,000 attendees!
You may even run into a journalist willing to tell your story. BBC News, CNBC, and Vice have written about the show in the past and will likely participate this year. Imagine an introduction to Bloomberg, Fortune, Wired, Forbes, Fast Company, or The Washington Post.
For the third edition of TNW Conference USA, 1500 people are coming to New York to secure new business with the world's most innovative technology companies – both large and small. Meet the world’s hottest entrepreneurs, watch 20 curated keynote talks and do valuable business with the industry's leading decision makers.
TNW Conference stands out from the rest of your events calendar. We put curation at the heart of everything we do: from our selection of speakers to the 100 carefully chosen early-stage startups that will pitch on stage and present in the business area. Our goal is simple – we want to minimise the effort it takes for your to secure maximum results.