Grand Rapids kicks off first annual Tech Week

Published on September 20, 2022


Grand Rapids, Mich- Downtown Grand Rapids will be hosting its first annual Tech Week event from September 21-24, 2022 to highlight the region's vibrant tech community.

Tech Week is being hosted by the Right Placethe Grand Rapids SmartZoneMidwest House, and other supporting partners. All events will take place across downtown Grand Rapids and will feature hands-on tech exhibits, pitch competitions, discussion panels, and networking opportunities. 

Having been cited by Yahoo Finance as one of the best cities to start a tech career, Jeremiah Gracia, director of economic development for Grand Rapids and executive director of the SmartZone believes Tech Week “will showcase our promise and verify why we were recognized as one of the four best cities to start a tech career.”

“Tech Week allows us to build upon our city’s innovation that exists in medical technology, manufacturing, and digital transformation,” said City Manager, Mark Washington “We are well positioned to be a major tech hub where startup companies and existing businesses will coalesce and become part of our inclusive economy.

All the event partners believe this event is a great way to draw investors and entrepreneurs into the city and will set the stage for the city to host other Tech events in the future.

Visit the City of Grand Rapids news page to read the article on Tech Week Grand Rapids.

Also, visit the Tech Week Grand Rapids page to see a schedule of all the free events.