The NJ Tech Council proudly boasts some of the most exciting programs in the nation.
Innovation and Venture Conferences
Each January, the Innovation Forecast focuses on innovations being developed by established companies along with those coming out of the start-up community. Then in March, The Venture Conference showcases the region’s most promising startups and emerging companies offering pitching opportunities. Conference typically attracts over 300 entrepreneurs, developers, individual investors, venture capitalists, lenders and other financing groups from the region as well as many leading service providers and entrepreneurial support organizations.
Sector Specific Conferences
The Council presents several events including: the HealthTech Conference in May which highlights how technology is changing how healthcare is managed; the FinTech Conference addresses the needs of the growing financial sector as it seeks to develop and implement an effective technologies in the areas of payments, lending and fundraising; the Data Summit, held in December, brings together data center infrastructure and operations managers, IT and business continuity professionals as well as senior business and tech leaders to discuss business intelligence, analytics systems and solutions.
Peer to Peer Conferences/Forums
Each March, the CIO Conference focuses on the leading issues facing technology driven companies and honors CIOs and CISOs. In October, the annual Leadership Summit assembles the region’s best and brightest tech and life science leaders for insightful discussions, engaging speakers and the sharing of best practices, all designed to help them more successfully grow their enterprises. In addition, quarterly roundtables support CEOs, CFOs, Software Leaders and Innovation Leaders.
Conferences for Entrepreneurs and Innovators
Each year, the Global Commercialization Conference emphasizes collaboration at every stage of development and between industry and academia. In May, the Internet of Things Conference showcases technologies, insights and opportunities around the next frontier of information access. Lastly, the Council actively supports accelerators, incubators, meetups, coworking spaces as well as Hackathon, Startup Weekends and Lean Startup programs throughout the region.