St. Petersburg, FL – Tampa Bay Tech is thrilled to announce the return of the poweredUp Tech Festival, taking place on May 17th, 2023 at the Mahaffey Theatre in St. Petersburg, Florida. The half day tech festival promises to do a deep dive around different industries and trends around technology and will be featuring keynote speaker, Sandy Carter, COO of Unstoppable Domains.
The poweredUp Tampa Bay Tech Festival is a unique event that brings together the Tampa Bay tech community, local businesses, innovative startups and entrepreneurs for a day of education, inspiration, and networking. Attendees will have the opportunity to connect with other local industry leaders and tech enthusiasts and learn about the latest trends and technologies shaping the future of the tech in all different industries.
This year’s festival will feature keynote speakers, interactive sessions and panel discussions, covering topics ranging from artificial intelligence and blockchain to cybersecurity and digital identity. In addition, the festival will include a live HTB Capture the Flag competition this year, that will be on going through out the day for attendees to participate in.
Keynote speaker, Sandy Carter,is a leading voice in technology, social media, and web3/metaverse who has been recognized as TOP10 most powerful women in tech. Carter has a vast background working with many tech giants, but also is hands on with many nonprofits and organizations to continue her mission of onboarding the world onto the decentralized web by building blockchain based identity platforms. Her list of accolades and credentials are endless, and with her incredible knowledge and experience her session will be a the perfect way to round out the event with her keynote titled, “The Metaverse Mindset of Web3, AI and the Future of Business”.
“We are very excited for our 5th Annual PoweredUp Tampa Bay Tech Festival and the opportunity to Radically Connect the tech community here in Tampa Bay,” said Meghan O’Keefe, Executive Director of Tampa Bay Tech. “This event can’t come at a better time with all the exciting new innovations in technology that are rapidly happening, and the continued growth of tech we are seeing here in Tampa Bay. We hope that through the content and speakers like Sandy Carter for this event we are able to continue our mission to improve tech advancement, create career development opportunities, and strengthen partnerships in our community to continue to grow Tampa Bay as a tech hub.
The PoweredUp Tampa Bay Tech Festival will take place on May 17th at the Mahaffey Theatre Duke Energy Center for the Arts- 400 1st S, St Petersburg, FL 33701. Tickets are available now and can be found at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/poweredup-tampa-bay-tech-festival-tickets-559010975877.
“We encourage members of the Tampa Bay Tech community, as well as anyone interested in the tech industry, to join us for this exciting event,” said O’Keefe. “The PoweredUp Tampa Bay Tech Festival is an opportunity for our whole community to learn, network, and be inspired by the innovations happening right now in technology.”
For more information about the PoweredUp Tech Festival, visit https://tampabay.tech/poweredup-tech-festival/.