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#BIW16 starts Friday! Here’s what to see at the kickoff event

Join us tomorrow, Friday, Sept. 23, to get hands-on with some of the region's most fun technologies.

The scene at the #BIW15 kickoff event. (Photo by Olivia Obineme)

We’ve waited all summer long and it’s finally here. Baltimore Innovation Week presented by 14 West is back and ready to do it big for the fifth year of BIW.
Just as a weeklong celebration deserves, we’re kicking it all off in a major way. Technical.ly has partnered with The Gathering (in all of its yumminess) for the BIW16 Kickoff Festival. It’s all going down at Hollywood Diner from 5- 10 p.m.
Bring your friends and family to grab dinner, jam out to a live DJ and interact with the region’s coolest technologies.
Here are the awesome things to expect tomorrow night:


The Gathering will provide the food trucks. If you’ve never seen the variety they can bring to the table, check out their roster. We’ll be keeping our fingers crossed for our favorites.


Grab your official #BIW16 swag at the kickoff event. T-shirts are only $10!

App Arcade

  • Elevated Element: Check out a live demo of their aircraft in action.
  • Mindgrub: Take a ride on their VR masterpiece, the Oculus Rift Bike.
  • NewsUp: Test your BIW knowledge.
  • Philosoplay: We can’t wait to play That Rock Paper Scissor Game.
  • Pure Bang Games: Test out your skills in Zombie Clicker.
  • Seven Hills Games: Play VRolleyball, a room-scale virtual reality game combining elements of volleyball, baseball, pinball and pong.
  • Studio217: Have a blast with Circle Soiree and Mister Mart.
  • Under Byte Studios: Choose your own adventure with The Journal.

Maker Corner

Community Programming

We hope to see you all enjoying what Charm City has to offer. Our exhibitors are more than excited to show you. Good thing there’s only one day left to wait!
While you’re at it, here’s the full calendar of 60+ #BIW16 events to choose from.

Companies: Technical.ly
Projects: Baltimore Innovation Week

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