2018 Forward Festival

August 16th – 23rd

50+ Events

Mark your calendars and join SupraNet Communications, Inc. and numerous other community groups and businesses for a variety of exciting events during the upcoming Forward Festival! Check out all of the events and register today by visiting www.forwardfest.org.

The Forward Festival, co-founded by SupraNet’s Bryan Chan, will celebrate its ninth year of bringing together entrepreneurs, techs and creative professionals from August 16-23 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 2018 Forward Festival on August 16 with a special 3 hour 17th anniversary celebration at the UW Memorial Union – Tripp Commons. Towards the end of the Festival is PechaKucha on August 22nd, with speakers from the entrepreneur ecosystem sharing their latest ideas, innovations and plans for the future during “Forward Fest X PechaKucha.”

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

High Tech Happy Hour’s 17th Anniversary Celebration

August 16, 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 17th anniversary celebration! The special Anniversary event is sponsored by SupraNet Communications and Yahara Software, in partnership with Zendesk. Pre-register HERE for expedited entry into the event and skip the line.

Forward Technology Conference

August 21, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
@ UW Memorial Union

The headline tech conference of the Forward Festival, the Forward Technology Conference (FTC) is geared toward startup founders, designers, developers, aspiring entrepreneurs, and those working to build successful technology companies. Whether you’re thinking about launching a startup business or you’re an experienced entrepreneur, you’ll find this conference relevant and insightful. Register for the conference HERE.

Forward Fest X PechaKucha

August 22, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
@ Monona Terrace

No idea is too big or too small during The Forward Festival! Join us for Forward Fest x PechaKucha as current and budding entrepreneurs share their ideas or wildest dreams relating to innovation and advancement! Since 2010, the Forward Festival has been Madison’s flagship technology and entrepreneurship festival. Forward Fest x PechaKucha joins 50+ events during the festival to showcase innovative and creative ideas that elevate Madison and surrounding areas to the next level. Pre-register HERE.