Top Tech and Innovation Events to Check Out in NYC This Fall

Fall in New York is great – the leaves changing in Central Park/Prospect Park/Washington Square Park, the warmth of comfy sweaters coming out from their hibernation, and the temporal peace that seems to emanate from all New Yorkers. The end of summer also brings with it a variety of different happenings, especially if you’re involved in the tech scene. If you plan to be around New York this summer, then check out some of the top tech and innovation events that will happen around the city this fall.

Bizzabo, a company that offers a networking and event management platform, compiled a list of some of the most best upcoming tech and innovation events hitting the city this fall. From the Finovate conference in September – a conference aimed at those wanting to innovate the finance industry – to WomanCon, an event aimed at connecting female entrepreneurs, the city has a lot to offer this fall. While you’re at it, make a trip over to Las Vegas and come to Tech.Co’s very own Celebrate 2015.

Read more about all of the great tech and innovation events coming to New York this fall:

Future of StoryTelling (Oct 7 – Oct 8)


This two-day, invitation-only conference gathers tech, media and communicators from all over the world.  Designed to offer you the most innovative ideas and technologies while connecting with people from all over the world shapes how stories are and continue to be told.

The Next Web Conference (Nov 18)


With over 1,500 people coming to this one-day conference you won’t want to miss it.  Learn from the world’s hottest entrepreneurs from both small and large technology companies.  See 100 different start-ups pitch and watch 20 keynote speakers talk about how to get maximum results in the industry.

Techweek NYC (Oct 12 – Oct 18)


The two-day Techweek conference is designed for networking opportunities as well as growth and development.  Here you can learn from successors how to make it in the industry with panel discussions, workshops, speakers and more.

Finovate (Sept 16 – Sept 17)


The Finovate conference is designed for financial and banking execs, venture capitalists, industry analysts and much more.  Designed to showcase the most innovative technologies, this conference is aimed at getting you ahead of the competition.

Uncubed (Nov 3)


Uncubed NYC is a one day event that connects forward thinking people with exciting companies in a day of interactive classes, demos, company interactions and job opportunities.  This is a chance to meet fast growing startups and influential people to learn skills in tech, design and business.  The event will host 80 plus companies looking to hire talented individuals.

Hatch Match 2015 (Oct 22)


Looking to find the right investor? Hatch Match, by the Hatchery, is a one day annual event that bringing together entrepreneurs and New Jerseys and New York’s top tech investors.  Event goers are introduced to entire network of about 40 investors all in one room.  Interactions are facilitated through one-on-one meetings and active mingling.

WomanCon 2015 (Sept 29)


Hosted by some of the most influential women throughout multiple industries, the third annual Womancon is the premier event for successful female entrepreneurs. The event offers tools, resources, discussion panels, classes and valuable insights on new trends, while connecting women entrepreneurs with angel investors, venture capitalists and crowdfunding platforms.

Fast Company Innovation Festival (Nov 9 – Nov 12)


Hosting a variety of influential thought leaders, this event will give you exclusive access to talks, workshops, panels, and tours, giving you insights that will help you invent and inspire.

O’Reilly Velocity (Oct 12 – Oct 15)


This three day conference connects web ops and performance professionals by offering attendees face to face meeting with industry experts ranging from developers and engineers to academic researchers, providing valuable actionable information.  You’ll learn how to find solutions to challenges many professionals in the field face in web ops.  The conference features keynote presentations, and exhibit hall, and sessions.

Business Insider’s IGNITION: Future of Digital (Dec 8 – Dec 9)

Hosted by Business Insider, the Ignition conference dives into the endless changes and innovation of today’s media.  Here you will learn from over 700 executives who have taken on the technology, media, entertainment, investment and finance sectors and are going to teach you how to do the same.


Pivot Conference (Oct 29)


This one day conference is aimed at giving you all the necessary tools to inspire you to take action in the digital world.  With leaders from brands and companies coming together to “navigate the increasingly complex modern business landscape.”

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Ronald Barba was the previous managing editor of Tech.Co. His primary story interests include industry trends, consumer-facing apps/products, the startup lifestyle, business ethics, diversity in tech, and what-is-this-bullsh*t things. Aside from writing about startups and entrepreneurship, Ronald is interested in 'Doctor Who', Murakami, 'The Mindy Project', and fried chicken. He is currently based in New York because he mistakenly studied philosophy in college and is now a "writer". Tweet @RonaldPBarba.
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