State of Downtown Tech Event

Downtown Partnership is excited to host our first ever State of Downtown Tech Event. 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, November 15

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: $20

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.

Deb Tillet, President/Executive Director at Emerging Technology Centers, is a master of marketing and general management for technology companies; both early stage and start-up. Deb has been leading the charge at ETC to support, foster, develop, and push the tech and innovation sectors forward since 2012.

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.

Shelonda Stokes, greiBO’s President & CEO, has over 20 years of event management, communications and media experience in the entertainment, community, and technology business arenas. An Electrical Engineer by degree, Shelonda has previously worked for HP and General Electric, and was appointed to the Governor’s Commission on Minority Business Reform, Maryland’s Information Technology Board and the Morgan State University Board of Regents.

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