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Future Fest 2024

February 21 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Behrakies Hall 3210 Chestnut Street

Join us for Future Fest on February 21st – an event featuring the inaugural Baiada Innovation Tournament – a hack-a-thon style competition where four teams will split a $20,000 prize pool, a Proving Ground Expo, a Keynote Address, and an end-of-the-day celebratory networking reception for Future Fest attendees.

Schedule for the Day (in Behrakis Hall)

Time Phase
10:00-10:30 AM Registration, initial idea showcase, and opening remarks
10:30-12:00 PM Innovation Merge (team development and idea finalization)
12:00 – 12:30 PM Lunch
12:30-2:00 PM Keynote Address with Joe Callahan, Business Model workshop, customer development, and progress pitches
2-4:30 PM MVP workshop, development, and final pitches
5:30 PM Networking Reception and announcement of Competition Winners. Light hor’doerves and a Wine and Beer open bar. Join us as we celebrate tournament awardees and participants!

Also: 1- 4p: Proving Ground Pop Up. Startup founders, makers, and creators share their business ideas, their creative processes, and sell their work. Pearlstein Lobby.