Fueling the Future with Flight 2016

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The Midwest Tech Startup Conference Event of the Year – December 2, 2016 in Akron, Ohio

Every once in a blue moon, something great happens: Superman is spotted in the sky, the Millennium Falcon makes a massive comeback… and the Midwest becomes the center of the tech startup community.

Wait, what?

You heard me. The Midwest’s entrepreneurial game is strong, although many may not realize it now. This is precisely why we have partnered with influential market leaders to create the first ever Midwest tech startup conference. Our goal is to bring the scalable startup community together with the organizational and support professionals that every growing business needs to launch themselves into an enterprise.

Take Flight

What Is Flight 2016?

Flight 2016 is the first ever tech startup conference in the Midwest designed to bring together entrepreneurs, investors and professional support vendors, including attorneys, marketing professionals and funders. Over two days participants will have the opportunity to explore the work of their peers, recruit talent and collaborate with support organizations to put their company on the map and to rally the support they need to take their strategy to the next level.


Who’s Invited to Flight 2016?

Flight 2016 has been hand crafted by our planning team of start-up professionals to cater to scalable startups who have already managed to find their niche and are looking to take their business to the next level.

So you have a great idea, you’ve executed your business plan flawlessly, and you’re making money. Great! What’s next? How do you grow from 15 employees to 100? How do you design an operations system that takes mere day to day tasks and turns them into a tool for the growth and development of new ideas, locations and products?

Flight 2016 is designed to take your current standings and catapult them into the stratosphere through engaging tech & process talks, influential and professional resources, and a one-of-a kind networking platform unlike anything available in the Midwest. That’s right. This is the innovative moment we’ve all been looking for!

Are you really not convinced? Alright, how about this…

Flight 2016 will be hosting a slew of world-class speakers and organizational vendors who will be providing over 21 sessions of educational masterclasses on topics from UX to marketing to crowdfunding. For a full line-up of speakers and their professional bios, click on this handy link, and read up on the movers and shakers that will be hanging out at Flight 2016.  


So Why Should I Get On Board with Flight 2016?

I am so glad you asked. If you haven’t picked up on it early, Flight 2016 is designed to cater to the scalable startup by encompassing the entire entrepreneurial ecosystem. A hefty task, we know, but we’re prepared to accomplish the following with Flight 2016:

  1. Raise awareness of regional startups by providing them with an affordable, high-profile venue to showcase their work.
  2. Connect startups to the local funding and support organization community by providing a one-stop-shop exhibitor showcase.
  3. Increase startup success rates in the region by offering diverse startup-focused content by world-class speakers. They will bring their experiences from their own well-known startups and institutions and share with you how you can succeed in your field.

Okay, you’re excited now? Great! Because we’re excited. One last piece of info…


Where is Flight 2016 Going to Be Held?

Flight 2016 is broken down into events spanning two days, hosted in Akron’s most iconic buildings and city centers. These include a VIP cocktail hour at one of Akron’s premiere hidden gems, Chop and Swizzle, after party at the award winning Akron Art Museum and networking mania in the architecturally profound John S. Knight Center in the heart of downtown Akron.

More Info:

If you want to learn more about Launch League and their revolutionary Midwest tech startup conference, check out the official Flight 2016 homepage here. Tickets officially go on sale TODAY so grab them while you can…and reserve bragging rights for life.

So what do you think? Are you pumped to get on board Flight 2016? Tweet us your support, questions, comments and startup selfies @FLIGHTAkron with #Flight2016 #LaunchLeague and #TechStartUps.


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