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Don’t miss these key events during Philly Tech Week 2024 presented by Comcast

Get ready for networking opportunities, professional development workshops, and parties celebrating the local tech community.

At the 2023 Philly Tech Week Signature Event. (Torian Studios for Technical.ly)
It’s here! Philly Tech Week 2024 presented by Comcast runs May 3-11 and features 50+ events from dozens of local organizations.

Whether you’re curious about the latest trends, looking to build your professional network, or just want to make connections with like-minded technologists and entrepreneurs, there’s something for everyone during this annual celebration of innovation.

You can check out the full calendar of events here, but we wanted to highlight a few key events to keep on your radar as you make your plans for the week.

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Friday May 3

PTW24 Kickoff Event

  • Hosted by: 1Philadelphia
  • When: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Where: uCity Square, 3701 Filbert St
  • What: “Join us on May 3rd for a FREE block-party at uCity Square. It’s going to be an evening filled with great beats from DJ Diamond Kuts, delicious food, refreshing drinks, and a ton of fun lawn games.”

Saturday May 4

Beyond Entry Level: How to Navigate Modern Career Advancement

  • Hosted by: Business & Tech Networking Circle
  • When: 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Where: 12 North 3rd Street
  • What: “Join us for an insightful in-person speaker panel designed for established young professionals aiming to excel in the 2024 tech and corporate landscape. Discover practical tips and strategies for advancing your career, fostering growth, and refining your personal brand.”

Sunday May 5

Latinx in Tech Meetup: Cinco de Mayo Mixer

  • Hosted by: Latinas in Tech Greater Philadelphia
  • When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Where: Rosy’s Taco Bar, 624 S. 6th Street
  • What: “Join Latinas in Tech Greater Philadelphia, Raices Cyber Philadelphia, Prospanica Philadelphia, and SHPE Philadelphia along with partners NACOPRW and ALPFA Philadelphia in a celebration of diversity and innovation during Philly Tech Week on May 5th. Our collaborative ‘Latinx in Tech Meetup’ event, the first of its kind, is part of our collective commitment to fostering an inclusive tech community.”

Monday May 6

You Can Thrive Here: Local Leaders on Philly’s Move Into Ethical Tech | a LIVE podcast recording

  • Hosted by: Fastmail
  • When: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Where: REC Philly, 901 Market St Suite #2120
  • What: “On this special Philly Tech Week episode of the Digital Citizen podcast, Fastmail’s Ricardo (Rik) Signes and Haley Hnatuk speak with Senzwa Ntshepe and Tempest Carter, two people on the cutting edge of building Philadelphia technology scene. They will discuss topics ranging from why Philly is a great place to work in tech, ways to connect with other professionals to gain skills and power-up a job hunt or career change, and what Philadelphians can do to be good digital citizens.”

Wired Differently: 1PHL Special Edition Meetup

  • Hosted by: 1Philadelphia
  • When: 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Moore College of Art & Design, 1916 Race St
  • What: “In celebration of Philly Tech Week, 1Philadelphia is hosting a special edition of our meetup series with Campus Philly and the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia. Join us on May 6th and discover why Philadelphia is THE place for young tech talent to grow and thrive. Come hear more about what the city has to offer young professionals while meeting great people over food and drinks!”

Tuesday May 7

NET/WORK Tech Jobs Fair

  • Hosted by: Technical.ly
  • When: 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Launchpad, 801 Market St, #Suite 301
  • What: “Organized by news organization Technical.ly, NET/WORK is a jobs fair showcasing vibrant companies seeking to hire tech and tech-adjacent professionals, and career development opps. Come for the jobs, stay for the headshots, happy hour and community.”

Wednesday May 8

Technical.ly Developers Conference — CONFERENCE SOLD OUT, LIMITED TICKETS REMAIN FOR HAPPY HOUR + SUPER MEETUP

  • Hosted by: Technical.ly
  • When: 1 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Comcast Technology Center, 1800 Arch Street, 18th floor
  • What: “Join fellow technologists for an afternoon of group discussions on software trends & best practices from industry leaders across the mid-Atlantic. We’ll close the afternoon with the return of Technical.ly’s SUPER MEETUP, a networking happy hour where tech meetups host one big party alongside hiring companies and tech professionals with light bites & drinks.”

Artificial Intelligence, Black Realities: Unpacking AI’s True Impact

  • Hosted by: BBEx Network
  • When: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Where: P4 Hub, 4537 Wayne Avenue (Parking Lot & Entrance on Apsley Street)
  • What: “Join us for ‘Artificial Intelligence, Black Realities: Unpacking AI’s True Impact,’ presented by WURD Radio, DiverseForce, and P4 Hub. This event will take place during Philly Tech Week—a time dedicated to celebrating technology and innovation in the region—and aims to bring to light the unique effects of AI on Black communities.

Thursday May 9

Technical.ly Builders Conference + Signature Event

  • Hosted by: Technical.ly
  • When: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Where: Fitler Club, 24 South 24th Street
  • What: “Join us all day on May 9, or choose to attend the Technical.ly Builders Conference by day (9am-4pm) or our interactive tech and networking gala, The Signature Event, by night (5pm-8pm). Conference attendance includes exclusive access to data analysis and trends, high-quality professional networking and interactive sessions to advance your company, your career and your ecosystem. Who is the day for? Anyone growing more dynamic, inclusive and just local economies. That includes technologists and entrepreneurs who are building better products, services and experiences; ecosystem builders supporting them; brand builders trying to reach them and company culture builders growing with them.”

Friday May 10

PTW Tech Town Hall

  • Hosted by: 1Philadelphia
  • When: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Where: Urban Affairs Coalition, 1650 Arch St
  • What: “There is a bold vision for the future of tech in our city. Don’t miss the Philly Tech Week Tech Town Hall on May 10th and join 1Philadelphia and the Office of Councilmember Isaiah Thomas for a day that promises not just a platform for ideation and exchange but an opportunity to collectively blueprint the city’s future in the digital age.”

Out in Tech Philly | Diversitech/Tech Week Mixer

  • Hosted by: Out in Tech
  • When: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Where: Tattooed Mom, 530 South Street
  • What: “Join Out in Tech Philly (with support from OIT NYC) at Tattooed Mom as part of Diversitech 2024 and the 14th annual Philly Tech Week. Meet other tech folks, enjoy the food and beverages at Tmom’s and mingle the night away!”

There are many more exciting events happening throughout the week, so be sure to look over the full calendar to find what interests you most. For many events, registration is filling up quickly, so make your plan, get your tickets and we’ll see you around the city!

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Companies: 1Philadelphia / Fastmail / Comcast

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