Mark your calendars and join SupraNet Communications, Inc. for a variety of exciting events during the upcoming Forward Festival! Check out all of the events and register today by visiting

The Forward Festival, co-founded by SupraNet’s Bryan Chan, will celebrate its eighth year of bringing together entrepreneurs, techs and creative professionals from August 17-24 with 50+ innovative events that are open to the public.

High Tech Happy Hour, hosted by SupraNet Communications and Yahara Software, will help kick off the 2017 Forward Festival on August 17 with a special 16th anniversary celebration at the newly renovated UW Memorial Union – Tripp Commons. One of the last events of the Festival is PechaKucha on August 23rd, with speakers from the entrepreneur ecosystem sharing their latest ideas, innovations and plans for the future during “Pitch Night X PechaKucha.”

Visit the Web links below for more information. See you there!

High Tech Happy Hour’s 16th Anniversary Celebration

August 17, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
@ UM Memorial Union – Tripp Commons
High Tech Happy Hour has been the premiere networking event in Madison, WI since 2001. Bring your friends and join us for the special 16th anniversary celebration!

Forward Summit

August 22, All Day
@ UW Memorial Union
Spend the day at the first ever Forward Summit. The day will include multiple tracks to give the participants the freedom to engage in a variety of presentations and discussions. Tracks include the Forward Technology Conference, Madison Tech Meetups, Kids STEAM Programming, Big Data, Data for Impact and Health Care Innovation.

Pitch Night X PechaKucha

August 23, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
@ Monona Terrace
In just 6 minutes and 40 seconds, speakers from the entrepreneur ecosystem will share their latest ideas, innovations and plans for the future. Join us for “Pitch Night x PechaKucha” and be the first to hear from Madison’s developing startup business community.