Next-Tech Conference

When: Oct 14th-16th

Where: 1776 Crystal City, Arlington, VA


The Nation's New Tech Hub...

Washington, DC is an interesting place. The city is reborn every few years with leagues of new young professionals looking to tap into the city’s rich network of politicos, government contractors, and other public/private sector power players. But recently the city has taken hold of what can prove to be its new power industry: Tech.

Join us at the all new 1776 location in Crystal City (Arlington, VA) as we christen the area as the new DC area tech hub. If you are a tech maven, entrepreneur, job seeker, startup guru, star recruiter or just interested in the local DC tech & startup community, this is the event you don't want to miss. Come experience Next-Tech.


Featured Events

Power Players' Tech Reception - This invite only event will bring together local tech mavens, startup founders, entrepreneurs, company execs, and other power players in the local DC tech & startup community to kickoff Next-Tech in style. Come connect with the "Who's Who" in DC tech and enjoy food and refreshments as we unveil a few of the great projects rolling out in the DMV area.

Hiring Fair - Looking for your next career move? The Next Tech Hiring Fair will feature employers and startups from all around the DMV area. And if you aren't a tech professional, it's all good! Companies in attendance will also be hiring for all relative positions including marketing, project management, business development, creative design, admin support and more.

Tech Panels - What is being done about diversity in tech? What are the new trends in digital content creation? How do I get money for my million dollar startup idea..? You've got questions, so we've put together a few all star panels to bring you answers. Come hear from the top influencers in the area on the topics that matter.



Who will be there

Our Partners

  • Tech Companies
  • Startups
  • Government Contractors
  • Tech Gurus & Mavens
  • Venture Capitalists
  • Social Good Organizations/Enterprises

Target Audience  

  • Entrepreneurs, Job Seekers, and Recruiters
  • 21-38 year old diverse professionals in tech, design, biz dev, and other heavily sought fields for the fast moving company
  • 500-600 estimated registrants
  • Startup Founders looking for cofounders & team members
  • Local Organization Leads and Public Officials

Join these DMV area tech & startup Power Players at our opening Reception


Wednesday, Oct 14th

6:30pm - 9:00pm    |   Power Players' Tech Reception

Thursday, oct 15th

1:00pm - 3:30pm     |   Hiring Fair & Tech Expo

6:00pm - 6:50pm    |   Digital Content Creation & Storytelling Panel

7:00pm - 7:50pm    |   Diversity in Tech Panel

Friday, oct 16th

6:00pm - 8:00pm    |   Speed Matching Event  (Postponed)


The Venue

We will be at the beautiful new 1776 Crystal City location