State of Downtown Tech Event

Downtown Partnership is excited to host the State of Downtown Tech during Baltimore Innovation Week 2017. The event will feature networking and a panel discussion about the economic impact and trends we are seeing in the tech and innovation industries as they relate to the Downtown landscape.

Join us as we feature local tech and innovation leaders as they discuss the Downtown Tech & Innovation ecosystem, including location, economic impact, and community partnerships. Plus, meet HighRock, a Baltimore-based firm, to experience the latest tools and tech in virtual reality and 3D. 

When: Wednesday, October 4, 5-8pm 2017

Where: 307 W. Baltimore Street

Event Schedule:
Check-in, Cocktails, Networking - 5pm
Panel Discussion - 6pm
Networking Reception- 6:45-8pm

Tickets: Members: Free  /   Non-Members: $25

State of Downtown Tech Report: A Core Focus
There is no denying that the tech and innovation sector is thriving in Baltimore. Downtown Partnership has set out to find out what that means. At this event we will unveil our first ever State of Downtown Tech Report, a comprehensive look at the economic impact that tech and innovation sectors have on our city including employment, tax revenue, and real estate. Additionally, we will hear from our talented and distinguished tech panel.

Delali Dzirasa is the Founder and President of Fearless Solutions, a software firm based out of Baltimore. He currently resides with his wife and sons in Baltimore City, where he is passionate about increasing the rate of city youth heading into STEM-based fields.
Shelonda Stokes, greiBO’s President & CEO, has 20+ years of event management, communications, and media experience in the entertainment, community, and technology arenas. An Electrical Engineer by degree, Shelonda is often referred to as the connoisseur of creative events and productions. Prior to greiBO, Shelonda worked at HP and General Electric, and has been appointed to the Governor’s Commission on Minority Business Reform and Maryland’s Information Technology Board.

Jen Meyer is the CEO of Betamore, an award-winning coworking, incubator and campus for technology and entrepreneurship. Jen is responsible for leading Betamore’s efforts in supporting, growing and launching tech-based startups and educating regional technology talent for 21st century jobs. Jen has been an adjunct professor in the Loyola University MBA program, serves on the boards of United Way of Central Maryland, Downtown Partnership, GBC Leadership, Bmore Kids, Stevenson University's President’s Advisory Council, and was a previous board member for the Emerging Technology Center, Tech Advisory Board of Digital Harbor High School, and Loyola Graduate Alumni.

Dave Carberry is the Founder and CEO of Enradius. He started his career in radio and television advertising sales and went on to help grow a regional web design shop, and later spawning products like and even built OAR's first website. Later he went on to lead the search division at AOL’s Dave was one of the first recipients of a Downtown Baltimore TechConnect Grant, and has since grown his staff and supported other local start-up companies in his office space. 

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