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Innovation Celebration

Celebrate Baltimore Innovation Week at our largest event! Last year, more than 200 attended this cocktail reception meets an interactive local technology expo and demo party.

You'll see:

  • 10+ local tech demos
  • A Maker corner
  • Great local food
  • Local Beers
  • And yes, there will be an open bar ;-)

This is a celebration of the broad Baltimore technology community with many of Baltimore Innovation Week’s attendees, sponsors and organizers.

Come for the networking, stay for the food, beer, video games, DJ, tech magic tricks and party.

PLEASE NOTE: This event is outside! Please dress accordingly. Jackets are recommended!


The Innovation Celebration is held in partnership with Startup Maryland and coincides with their Pitch Across Maryland tour. Attendees are welcome (and encouraged) to hop on the bus and take a tour during the party!

Please note that business attire is suggested, but feel free come as you are.

Rain date will be Saturday, September 20th.

App Arcade

Maker Corner

Under Armour
1020 Hull Street, Tide Point


  • Andrew Rose

    Andrew Rose

    Andrew is currently the Director of Marketing and Business Development at Naden/Lean LLC. Andrew is deeply involved in the non-profit community, advising many non-profit boards. Andrew has had excellent results in founding and chairing various peer support and networking/referral based groups. He founded the Marketing Director’s Support Group in 2003, a well respected, educational forum for marketing executives in the Baltimore region.

  • Jeannie Howe

    Jeannie Howe

    Leading the the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance (GBCA), Ms. Howe is responsible for convening the region's cultural community by connecting artists and organizations to one another and to vital resources, as well as advocating for the strategic needs the sector. Prior to joining the GBCA, Jeannie Howe was founder and President of BayCliff Associates and provided management and fundraising consultation for various nonprofit clients including Everyman Theatre in Baltimore for whom she led a successful $17.7 million capital campaign.

  • Mike Brenner

    Mike Brenner

    Mike is CEO and Co-Founder of Betamore, a campus for entrepreneurship and technology in Baltimore. Since opening in Dec 2012, Betamore has become home to dozens of web and mobile startups while also offering an educational curriculum to the community on topics in technology, business, and design.

  • Michael Binko

    Michael Binko

    Michael P. Binko is president/CEO and a member of the Board of Directors for kloudtrack® — a leading provider of cloud-based GRC data and process management technologies and solution services. In addition, Binko is the founder of Startup Maryland. Prior to joining kloudtrack®, Binko was founder and currently still serves as Managing General Partner of Gemini Venture Partners LLP, an early-stage private equity and venture capital firm concentrating on technology companies in the software, SaaS|Cloud, mobile computing, communications, internet, social networking, enterprise data management, new media and related information technology sectors.

  • Deborah Tillett

    Deborah Tillett

    Deb Tillett currently serves as the President and Executive Director of ETC (Emerging Technology Centers). Ms. Tillett is responsible for management and oversight of the City of Baltimore’s Technology and innovation center. In that role she provides the guidance, leadership and resources necessary for entrepreneurs to start, grow and succeed with their businesses.