Fully detailed schedule coming soon!


12:30pm-5pm

Pitch Training Workshop with Amy Wolff @ CBRE brought to you by Distinction Communication- Sign up required

4pm-6pm

Badge Pick Up Meetup TechfestNW @ New Relic

4pm-6pm

VC/PitchfestNW Invite Only Meet and Greet*

*This special private event is for VC’s to connect with selected PitchfestNW applicants prior to the competition.

6pm-9pm

Something’s brewing!  Check back soon for an exciting programming update

8am-9:30am

Registration and breakfast

9:30am-4:30pm

Upper Ballroom: MAIN STAGE SPEAKERS

The mainstage offers attendees world class speakers touching on a wide variety of topics including: storytelling, trends, new technologies and more.  Speakers this year include:  YouTube star Flula Borg, Director of Innovation at Nike Shahab Salemy, venture capitalist Rukaiyah Adams, and more.

9am-4:30pm

Lower Ballroom: PITCHFESTNW

Sponsored By: Lane Powell 

PitchfestNW brings together startups from all over the world to pitch their companies to a panel of investors for a chance to win cash, prizes, and potential investments.  In addition to the pitches, startups will showcase their products or services at tables throughout the ballroom.

9:45am-4:30pm

Miller’s Guild Room: WORKSHOPS

Workshops are designed for smaller group attendance to give a more intimate and immediate opportunity for attendees to connect with companies, speakers, and activities.

4:30pm-6pm

PDX EXPLORATION MEETUPS

Themed meetups connect attendees to Portland.  Hosted in different locations around the city, attendees will find like minded networking opportunities.

  • Kid Tech
  • Biketown bike ride
  • Career Center
  • and more

6-9pm

TFNW Opening Party presented by Digital Trends

via GIPHY

8:45am-9:30am

Registration and Breakfast

9:30am-3pm

Upper Ballroom: MAIN STAGE SPEAKERS

The mainstage offers attendees world class speakers touching on a wide variety of topics including: storytelling, trends, new technologies and more.  Speakers this year include:  YouTube star Flula Borg, Director of Innovation at Nike Shahab Salemy, venture capitalist Rukaiyah Adams, and more.

9am-2pm

Lower Ballroom: PITCHFESTNW

Sponsored By: Lane Powell 

PitchfestNW brings together startups from all over the world to pitch their companies to a panel of investors for a chance to win cash, prizes, and potential investments.  In addition to the pitches, startups will showcase their products or services at tables throughout the ballroom.

9:45am-4:30pm

Miller’s Guild Room: WORKSHOPS

Workshops are designed for smaller group attendance to give a more intimate and immediate opportunity for attendees to connect with companies, speakers, and activities.  

3pm-4:30pm

Upper Ballroom: PITCHFESTNW FINALS

The top 5 startups from PitchfestNW will present on the main stage to pitch to a panel of investors to see who takes home the PitchfestNW trophy.  The attendees will also vote on “Audience Favorite” startup for an additional prize.