Festival of Big Ideas

June 09 – 09, 2017
11:30am – 10:00pm

Event Overview

Where Startups and Enterprise collide. An outdoor Festival at the Edmonton Research Park - June 9th, for exploring how the future will be defined through a head-on collision of progressive, reinventionalist incumbents and punk rock insurgents. Featuring imagineers and thought leaders from organizations who are leveraging innovation and essential relationships – recreating the Metro Edmonton Region of the 21st century.


AM - Set-up Creaative Arts Market, Exposition of Innovations, Webcasting Studio, Entertainment Centre

11:30 Festival Opens: Exposition, Chinese and Western BBQs
 1:00 Big Ideas - every 15-minutes ... Creating the New Alberta!
 3:00 Beer Garden Opens
 5:30 Evening BBQ
 6:00 VERY Big Ideas - every 15-minutes
 7:00 Featured keynotes - TBI
 7:30 Light Show and Celebrating the Future
 8:30 Wrap-up and Good night!
10:00 Sun set and Full moon arising

Industry Zones - free parking adjacent to site
20' x 20' Shared Exhibitor suite - 4 exhibits = $600
1-Exhibitor suite - $150  1/2-Exhibitor suite - $100

Each Exhibitor Suite - 10' reserved in a white canvas 4-flapped tent and includes a white linen, draped 8' display table and 2 folding chairs. Logos on Handbill.

Creative Arts Market - free admission & parking adjacent to site
20' x 30' Shared Exposition space - $100/exhibit

Extra: Power ($25) and Pedestal Tables ($25)

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Edmonton Research Park


Edmonton Research Park

Event Tags:  Alberta, Events, Innovation