Innovators, creators,
and founders are convening in Atlanta to change the world.

From our unicorn start-ups and purpose-driven entrepreneurs to the rapidly growing list of Fortune 1,000+ headquarters to game-changing creative industries, Atlanta has emerged as a globally recognized innovation ecosystem. Atlanta Innovation Week 2022 is a convergence of activities that celebrates and amplifies our growing presence and impact.

Join us for transformative events taking place against the backdrop of stunning art centers, universities, accelerators, and corporations.

Innovation Week 2022

Cine Gear ATL Expo

Oct. 7 - 8, 2022

10am - 6pm Each day

A series of seminars and panel discussions will be conducted by some of the most distinguished members of the American Society of Cinematographers, the International Cinematographers Guild, the Society of Camera Operators and many more.

Trilith Studios

CGHI Bio Innovation Summit

Oct. 11, 2022

7am - 7pm

For more than 20 years, we have presented Georgia's premier bioscience and medtech conference welcoming 500+ CEOs, senior executives, scientists and public policy officials from Georgia and across the nation.

Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Metro Atlanta Chamber Innovation Week Kick-Off

Oct. 11, 2022

5pm - 7pm

Invitation Only.


Oct. 12 - 15, 2022

All day

The Atlanta Bitcoin Conference — an event for building communities, providing education, and supporting developers. We like to think of this as the most inclusive, organic, grassroots event possible for Bitcoin.

Omni Hotel at CNN Center

Atlanta Startup Awards

Oct. 12, 2022

6:30pm - 9:30pm

Join us as we recognize our 2022 lifetime achievement award winners Greenwood co-founder Ambassador Andrew Young and Mailchimp CEO Ben Chestnut along with some of ATL’s best startup founders and ecosystem builders.

Atlantic Yards

Getting Gen Z into Atlanta’s Startup Community by Venture For America and Goodie Nation

Oct. 12, 2022


Join Ayah Rashid (Venture for America) and Joey Womack (Goodie Nation) for this discussion on the opportunity Gen Z has to usher in the next era of startups and how to plug into roles now.


Entrepreneurship SummitGSU 2022

Oct. 13 - 14, 2022

Day One 12pm - 7pm, Day Two 10am - 5:30pm

Join Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute and Zane Venture Fund in this two-day summit. Day One is Demo Day and Day Two is Zane Access Innovation Day.

Center Parc Stadium

Ford City: One Challenge Event

Oct. 13, 2022

2pm - 5pm

Join Ford as they activate during Atlanta Innovation Week.


Square One Startup School’s Startup Showcase

Oct. 13, 2022

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Square One Startup School has graduated 25+ startup founders who have collectively raised over $5M in capital and are generating over $100K in monthly recurring revenue. Join for a one-of-a-kind virtual experience as we celebrate the graduation & accomplishments of our fifth cohort for an evening filled with speed networking, product demos, and short pitches.


TAG: From The Summit

Oct. 14, 2022

8am - 10am

Presented by TAG Smart Communities & Sustainability Society. Join us in the first of a quarterly series to discuss leadership in ESG.

Kendeda Building

The Hatchery Fall Kick-Off Reception

Oct. 14, 2022

3pm - 4:30pm

The Hatchery, Emory Center for Innovation, is proud to welcome prominent Emory alumnus entrepreneur Rohit Bhargava back to campus on October 14, 2022 as the keynote speaker for The Hatchery Fall Kickoff Event.

The Hatchery, Emory Center for Innovation

Black Tech Gala

Oct. 15, 2022


We are pleased to introduce the Inaugural Black Tech Gala benefiting the Power of Technology Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization.

Hyatt Regency – Villa Christina

Innovation in Atlanta

  • A leading global corporate market with some of the biggest companies in the world housing innovation centers, unmatched talent, and abundant resources

  • A thriving unicorn factory with incubation spaces across the region filled with startups and high-impact bootstrapped companies, and billions in VC fueling growth

  • A solidly built reputation as an influencer and leader in tech innovation and entertainment production spanning blockbuster music, film, and gaming releases

Atl Innovation District Map

the Innovation Districts

Metro Atlanta is a community fueled by rich talent and visionary sources of infrastructure and capital. Across 29 counties, innovation centers in world-class corporate, startup, creative, and university campuses are filling the pipeline. And we are leading the way in inclusive entrepreneurship, closing gaps that impede wealth and access, ensuring everyone has the potential for advancement.

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