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Summerfest Tech 2020

Thank you for your interest and support of Summerfest Tech. 

Summerfest Tech will return this summer bigger than ever, with an increase in programming, networking opportunities, vendor showcase offerings, and community partner events. The third annual Summerfest Tech event will be held on September 2nd and 3rd, 2020.


Currently scheduled programming

Powering Intelligent Innovation – Art & Science

As the lines between Art & Science continue to blur, hear from Mike Ellis, Chief Digital & Customer Officer, on how Johnson Controls is driving forward innovation to deliver unrealized customer value through the intersection of intelligent technology and human experience.

Startup Wisconsin Pitch Competition, sponsored by Wipfli

Summerfest Tech will once again host the popular pitch competition, sponsored by Wipfli and produced by Startup Wisconsin. The pitch competition will showcase Wisconsin’s top emerging technology startups to a captivated audience of business leaders, tech talent, and investors. To participate in the pitch competition, sign up here

Community Event: Hackathon, in partnership with The Commons

Details TBD

Community Event: Dell Tech Tour

A fully immersive product showcase on wheels. The 53’ expandable trailer traditionally visits Dell customers across the nation, enabling users to experience Dell’s latest client and Infrastructure technology in a fun, interactive manner. Summerfest Tech will be a unique stop on this tour, providing access to current Dell customers, as well as Summerfest Tech attendees.

Registration details to follow in May 2020. To Partner, please email

View Last Year's Highlights


Dell Technologies
Data Holdings
American Family Insurance

U.S. Cellular
Godfrey Kahn
Marquette University

Heartland Business Systems

Media Support Provided by

Milwaukee Business Journal

Community Support provided by

5 Lakes • Gener8tor • i.c.Stars • MKE Tech Hub Coalition • The Commons • Wisconsin Tech Association (WTA) • Young Enterprising Society (YES)