BOSTON--(FutureM will celebrate its Opening Night at space 57 at the Revere Hotel with a welcome from Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick. FutureM is a week of sessions and events around the Future of Marketing, Media and Mobile, with a decidedly digital spin.)--On Monday evening October 22nd,
“We are thrilled to have the Governor welcome everyone to FutureM and kick-off Innovation Week in Massachusetts. It’s a pivotal time to be building companies and products here. It’s clear that the Innovation Economy in Massachusetts is one of the most dynamic ecosystems in the world”
Governor Patrick will proclaim October 22-26th Innovation Week in Massachusetts (#InnoWeekMA) noting the confluence of events that are taking place throughout the week that showcase the Massachusetts Innovation Economy.
Innovation Week features eight big events that all take place in the Boston-area, shining a spotlight on Innovation of various kinds. From marketing and tech innovation, emerging tech in a variety of key industries such as healthcare and education, entrepreneurship and forward-moving ideas that can change our world.
The coordination of these events during Innovation Week is the result of a collaboration among the organizations running these events including the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange (MITX), MassChallenge, UMass Boston, BREW Boston, MIT Technology Review, TiE Boston, and Xconomy, as well as a dedicated group of volunteers called the Mass Action unCommittee that was created coming out of the Chatham Forum hosted by World Class Cities Partnership last winter. The Governor’s Office of Economic Development and Housing has been a strong partner in the effort as well.
“We are thrilled to have the Governor welcome everyone to FutureM and kick-off Innovation Week in Massachusetts. It’s a pivotal time to be building companies and products here. It’s clear that the Innovation Economy in Massachusetts is one of the most dynamic ecosystems in the world,” said Debi Kleiman, president of MITX.
She continued, “Innovation Week is very unique opportunity to bring together great organizations and thousands of people from around the world that are doing so much to connect and advance innovation, and look to Massachusetts as a leader.”
For more information, visit www.awesomeboston.org/innovationweek.
FutureM is a weeklong event experience that brings the nation’s marketing and media trendsetters together to debate cutting-edge developments that will define the future of marketing. Established in 2010, FutureM connects more than 100 speakers with thousands of attendees each year. The creator of FutureM — MITX, the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange — is a leading industry organization focused on Internet business, bringing together the digital marketing, media, and technology communities. MITX is headquartered in Boston, MA. Follow FutureM on Facebook, Twitter @FutureMBoston, and #FutureM, and on http://futurem.org.