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

Shayla Cole
Shayla Cole
Culture and Community Intelligence Lead of Content Studio
Meta
Chelsie Hall
Chelsie Hall
Founder and CEO
ViralMoment
Carrera Kurnik
Carrera Kurnik
Strategist
Sparks & Honey
Tomasz Tunguz
Tomasz Tunguz
General Partner
Theory Ventures
Rajkumari Neogy
Rajkumari Neogy
CEO
Ibelong
Nora Khaldi
Nora Khaldi
Founder and CEO
Nuritas
Shannon Knapp
Shannon Knapp
President and CEO
The Leading Hotels of the World
Porter Braswell
Porter Braswell
Founder and CEO
2045 Studio
Betony Jones
Betony Jones
Director of Office of Energy Jobs
U.S. Department of Energy
TT Torrez
TT Torrez
VP, Artist and Label Relations and Music Director, HOT 97
MediaCo Holding

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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