About Innovation Week

The fourth annual Birmingham Innovation Week is an annual celebration of innovation in Birmingham and the inventors, investors, entrepreneurs, supporters and catalysts that drive it. It is an open platform to showcase the numerous organizations and initiatives that support the Birmingham Innovation ecosystem and the rich human capital foundation that drives it.

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2017 Innovation Week Events

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Proclamation from City of Birmingham

Birmingham Mayor William Bell and the Birmingham City Council will recognize Innovation Week 2017 with an official proclamation.

Time: 10 a.m.

Venue:Birmingham City Hall

For more information, contact Loren Traylor at (205) 241-8118.


Friday, August 18, 2017

Innovation Week Birmingham 2017 Ribbon Cutting

This is the official kick-off of 2017 Innovation Week Birmingham! Join regional business leaders and elected officials as we cut the ribbon and celebrate innovation in Birmingham and the inventors, investors, entrepreneurs, supporters and catalysts that drive it..

Time: 10 a.m.

Venue:Innovation Depot, 1500 First Ave. N., Birmingham, AL 35203

For more information, contact Laura Boyles at (205) 241-8116.


Tuesdsay, August 22, 2017

TechTuesday: Alternative Uses for VR

Sidewalk Film Festival will host a panel discussion focusing on innovative applications for virtual reality technology in a variety of different fields.

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Venue: Burr & Forman, 20 20th St. N., #3400, Birmingham, AL 35203

For more information and registration, contact Noah Cannon at (205) 253-0228.


Wednesday, August 23, 2017

BREC Innovation Week Event

The Birmingham Business Alliance Birmingham Regional Enterprise Council (BREC) will present a seminar to educate business owners on finding local capital. BREC is a council of Birmingham Business Alliance investors who are committed to helping small businesses in the greater Birmingham region succeed. BREC is the successor council to the African American Business Council, Hispanic Business Council, Small Business Committee and the Women’s Business Council.

Time: 3:30 p.m.

Venue:Cahaba Brewing, 4500 5th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35222

For more information, contact Laura Boyles at (205) 241-8116.


Thursday, August 24, 2017

BBA's Business@Sunset, presented by America's First Federal Credit Union

Connect with business leaders from diverse industries at this unique Birmingham Business Alliance Business@Sunset reception, presented by America's First Federal Credit Union and hosted by Southern Research.

Time: 5 to 7 p.m.

Venue:Quinlan Courtyard at Southern Research, 2000 Ninth Ave. S., Birmingham, AL 35205

For more information, contact Laura Boyles at (205) 241-8116.

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