Photo by Richard Hurd
Want to experience what’s next for Greater Madison’s economy? Join us for neXXpo 2018 on Thursday, Aug. 16 at the Overture Center!
For attendees, you can help yourself to appetizers and drinks as you engage with a diverse crowd of entrepreneurs, small businesses and enterprise all in one location. For businesses, you can support these innovative companies by becoming a sponsor, or you can be an exhibitor and show what’s next for your industry, business, product or service.
2:30 p.m. – Pressure Chamber
Pressure Chamber returns for its fifth year as emerging companies again compete for the coveted “golden suitcase,” as well as a spot on the Chamber’s exclusive Madison-area startup delegation to San Francisco this October for meetings with top Silicon Valley investment firms.
4:00 p.m. – neXXpo
Check out creative, cutting-edge businesses at our “innovation hubs” and cast your vote for one business at each hub for the third annual Most Innovative Company (MIC) award. The finalists will be announced at neXXpo, with the MIC being awarded to the champion later this year at our nex7 Stage event.
neXXpo and Pressure Chamber return this year as part of The Forward Festival. For more information on Forward Fest and related events, click here.
For more information about event logistics, contact Kristin Gasser at 608-443-1954 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cost to Attend:
$10 and drink ticket for members
$30 for non-members
NOTE: Attendance at Pressure Chamber also comes with a complimentary drink ticket!
2018 Pressure Chamber Finalists:
–AmebaGone: Harnesses the power of the soil microbiome to develop safe, sustainable solutions to treat plant disease.
–Breathe For Change – Co-creates the global education system of the future in which all students and teachers unleash the potential of their mind, body and spirit, with trainings that certify educators as experts in wellness and social-emotional learning and a platform that empowers teachers to transform their lives, relationships and communities.
–DataChat – Democratizes data analytics by allowing users to glean insights from data by simply holding a conversation with a chatbot in plain English and enabling business users to “drive” through data using a (patented) conversational approach, discovering patterns they couldn’t have before and in a timely fashion.
–GymDandy – Helps parks, schools and sport complexes sell, schedule and manage their athletic space online, making booking a gym, field, diamond, rink or court as easy as booking a hotel room.
–LÜM – A social music discovery application that focuses exclusively on the growth of emerging artists and gamifies music streaming for the next generation of fans and musicians.
Be a neXXpo Hub Sponsor = $3,500
–Support growth sectors
–Connect your brand to innovation
–Receive great media exposure
–Win the AMP Award
–Impress 500-plus attendees at neXXpo and 100-plus at nex7 Stage event
Other sponsorships available:
–Audience Vote sponsor = $1,500
–Innovation Award Sponsor = $2,500
–Stage Sponsor = $1,500
–PowerUp Sponsor = $2,000
–WiFi Sponsor = $1,500
For more information about sponsorships or exhibiting, contact Helen Stewart at 608-443-1950 or email@example.com.
nex7 Stage/MIC Award: