Ocean Inno Tech Fest 2018 coming to McCoy in May

Ocean Inno Tech Fest 2018 coming to McCoy in May

PAWTUCKET – Mayor Donald R. Grebien, Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor, the Pawtucket Foundation, the Pawtucket Red Sox and event organizer Red DWG Library gathered last Thursday to announce the official launch of Ocean Inno Tech Fest 2018, a technology and innovation event set to be held on May 10 at McCoy Stadium.

The Ocean Inno Tech Fest will host the technology community, startups, entrepreneurs, colleges and universities, recruiters, investors and the general public to experience the future of innovation – virtual reality, AI, robotics, professional drone racing – as well as workshops, networking, happy hour, food trucks, and live music.

Large and small companies will be able to showcase their products, as well as their company culture and career opportunities. This is an “unprecedented opportunity” for the “technology ecosystem” from Rhode Island and New England to promote their brands, according a to a release. Top tech CEOs will discuss their contribution to innovation and what the future holds. Startups will have access to professional evaluations, and guest speakers will host workshops on local infrastructure, growth practices and other industry topics.

“Ocean Inno was developed to spread brand awareness of our growing community in the technology world. Bringing the creative innovators and play makers together in one of the most diverse states in the nation,” said David Gomez, founder and chief creative officer at Red DWG Library & Ocean Inno.

“We are excited about this new event coming to the city of Pawtucket showcasing innovative technology companies” said Grace Eng, director of McCoy events for the PawSox. “In addition to baseball games, it is a focus of ours to open the ballpark for year-round, special events for all audiences.”

Tickets will go on sale soon. Sponsorship and additional information available at www.OceanInno.io .

For additional information and questions, email: info@reddwglibrary.com or call 401-229-9526.