Campus party techfest 2021

the world's largest fesitval
for Innovation & Creativity.
Now in America.

Since its inception 24 years ago, Campus Party has been a global meeting place for thousands of creative, knowledgeable, and visionary minds who want to accomplish one common goal: propel tech to new heights. This is what Campus Party TechFest is all about – whether it’s happening through thought-provoking presentations, cutting-edge challenges, interactive workshops, or unique networking opportunities. To date, Campus Party has hosted over 80 editions worldwide, making an impact on more than 3 million people – and that’s just the beginning.

This year, we’re thrilled to bring a unique energy to Detroit as we launch the first-ever North American Campus Party TechFest. Our philosophy is simple: we believe that when extraordinary talent comes together, the results are earth-shattering. During this immersive experience, the envelope will be pushed, and lives are going to be changed. That’s just the impact of Campus Party TechFest.

As we look forward to gathering this year, our number one priority is providing a healthy, safe, and fun event for all event participants. Learn more about the measures we’ll be taking at Campus Party TechFest here.

An Experience (and Space) Like No Other

From the moment you walk through the doors, the Campus Party TechFest energy is palpable. The space is uniquely set up to create an environment of innovation and collaboration.

The Arena

The center of it all, this is where
the future will unfold before
your eyes. It’s where Campuseros hear from and network with industry leaders, collaborate to build solutions, and improve your skills. The Arena is our 24-hour-a-day meeting place for talks, workshops, challenges, and entertainment.

The Experience Hall

See it, touch it, experience it.
This is where participants
will interact with exhibitors,
recruiters, and industry moguls to discover the latest products, job openings and industry challenges. The Experience Hall is open to both Campuseros and the public to come and immerse themselves in the latest technology and innovative trends.

The Tech Village

The biggest (and safest) geek campsite in the world, this is where Campuseros camp out between their sessions of creativity and inspiration. The Tech Village is a haven to rest, recharge, and get ready for jump back into the experience.

3 days. 24 hours a day.
Nonstop experiences.

What’s on the agenda?

We have three exciting days in the works for Campus Party TechFest and we can’t wait to share our incredible speakers, workshops and activities with you. Although our agenda isn’t final quite yet, you can have a glimpse of what to expect below. And, don’t forget to sign up for updates so you’ll be the first to know when the agenda is live. 

All three days will be feature incredible speakers covering a variety of topics from blockchain to mental health in the tech space. Between the main stage and our intimate, small group talks, you’ll learn from those blazing trails and exchange knowledge with others. 

Our workshops are designed to work in a practical way with cutting-edge technologies, allowing Campuseros to take their skills to the next level, learn a new skill, and maybe even walk away with a new professional certification under their belt. 

Itching to solve a challenge? Consider your wish granted. Campuseros from different disciplines will meet to develop a solution to a specific problem presented by Campus Party or one of our sponsors. You’ll have the opportunity to develop prototypes, new platforms, apps, and more. 

Hard-work deserves to be rewarded. From yoga breaks to DJ parties, we’ll have a variety of entertainment waiting for you when it’s time to kick back, relax, and make memories with your friends. 

We’ll be exhibiting the latest applications of technology for you to interact with. You name it, and we’ll have it. 

Meet our 2021 Speakers

here we come, detroit.

There’s no better city to introduce Campus Party TechFest to North America than in Detroit.  Detroit is quickly evolving beyond it’s moniker as home of the automotive industry, now a major player on the global tech scene as Detroit based companies continue to display forward-thinking.

As technology-enabled solutions & learning remain at the center of Detroit’s workforce development, we believe this is the perfect place to inspire & prepare the next generation for the future.

Detroit’s rich culture, unique setting, and unwavering grit & determination foster the perfect environment for Campuseros to gather and work toward the future. We’re thrilled to unveil Campus Party TechFest in partnership with the City of Detroit.

thank you to our inaugural sponsors