SEPTEMBER 16-19, 2024 / NEW YORK CITY

CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF INNOVATION

In its tenth year, the 2024 Fast Company Innovation Festival unfolds in venues throughout New York City, convening thousands of makers and innovators from across the globe—exceptional leaders and doers shaping the future—for four days of inspired conversation, purposeful networking, and meaningful takeaways.

PAST SPEAKERS

Renie Anderson
Renie Anderson
Chief Revenue Officer and EVP
National Football League
Ashraf Alkarmi
Ashraf Alkarmi
Chief Product Officer
Vimeo
Lauren McGuire
Lauren McGuire
President
Made Music Studio
Lynn McClouchic
Lynn McClouchic
Marketing Director and SVP
CannonDesign
Dylan Coonrad
Dylan Coonrad
Creative Director
CannonDesign
Dee Poku
Dee Poku
Founder and CEO
The WIE Suite
Ryan Klausner
Ryan Klausner
Head of Customer Experience
Who Gives A Crap
Chelsea Kaden
Chelsea Kaden
Chief People Officer
Warby Parker
Abhay Parasnis
Abhay Parasnis
Founder and CEO
Typeface
Rohit Badlaney
Rohit Badlaney
General Manager of Cloud Product and Industry Platforms
IBM

Highlights from 2023

A BUSTLING HUB

What happens when thousands of creatives gather in one place? The energy is impossible to contain. At the festival hub, expect one-of-a-kind experiences, dynamic discussions, and powerful networking.

ENGAGING WORKSHOPS

Learn from the trailblazers changing the way we work so that you can work—and live—smarter. Engage with experts whose visionary ideas fuel better companies, careers, and teams.

IMMERSIVE FAST TRACKS

Fast Company’s bespoke take on the field trip, Fast Tracks give you insider access to some of the most dynamic companies, studios, and buzzed-about startups in New York City.

BOLD TALKS AND PANELS

Get inspired by the biggest names in tech, design, leadership, creativity, and beyond.

TASTE OF INNOVATION DINNERS

Taste of Innovation is a series of exclusive culinary experiences showcasing the people, foods, libations, and stories that make for an unforgettable meal. Intimate. Provocative. Delicious.

PARTIES, NETWORKING, AND MORE

Meet and mingle with new friends working in tech, design, creativity, fashion, sustainability, healthcare, and more for the festival opening party, daily cocktail hours, surprise experiences, and so much more!

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