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

Larry Mentzer
Larry Mentzer
Chief Operating Officer
Century 21 NYC
Cait Starke
Cait Starke
Head of Strategy
Pearlfisher
Ellen Jackowski
Ellen Jackowski
Chief Sustainability Officer
Mastercard
Peggy Brannigan
Peggy Brannigan
Director, Global Environmental Sustainability
LinkedIn
Joel Makower
Joel Makower
Cofounder and Chairman
GreenBiz Group
Liam Kiziltan
Liam Kiziltan
Head of Marketing and Brand
Rezzil
Elizabeth Nieto
Elizabeth Nieto
Global Head of Equity and Impact
Spotify
Cate Luzio
Cate Luzio
Founder and CEO
Luminary
Aliza Freud
Aliza Freud
Founder and CEO
SheSpeaks
Maarten Leyts
Maarten Leyts
Author, Founder, and CEO
Trendwolves

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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