Only one week left until the 2018 Synapse Innovation Summit Tampa! The two-day event will be held March 28 and 29 in downtown Tampa's Amalie Arena. The Innovation Summit, brought to you by Synapse Tampa, brings the best people, organizations, ideas and technologies together for two days of learning, exploring and celebrating the possibilities in technology and innovation.

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There's already an impressive list of guest speakers, ranging from Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik to IBM Chief Innovation Officer Bernard Meyerson and Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn. Now the summit has announced another headline speaker... it's Dirk Ahlborn, the CEO of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies. Ahlborn's company is working to develop transportation systems using Elon Musk's Hyperloop concept. Most recently, HTT announced they had reached an agreement to study the feasibility of creating a Hyperloop route between Chicago and Cleveland.

You still have time to get your ticket to Synapse Innovation Summit Tampa! Use this link to buy a one-day pass for $179, or a two-day pass for $299. You can see the daily schedule on Synapse Florida's website, and Ahlborn is scheduled to speak on Day 1. With a one-day pass, you get access to that day's speakers, plus the ability to watch all product demos and panels, and to visit with over 200 exhibitors in attendance. Of course, with a two-day pass you get all of those benefits both days, plus lunch on both days. Not only that, but you can save $25 on a ticket when you use discount code 813area!


If you pick Day 1 or the two-day pass, you also get to attend Synapse Social on Wednesday night, March 28, beginning at 6:00 p.m. in Thunder Alley outside the arena. You'll get dinner and two drink tickets while you're entertained by DJ Ravidrums and his NASA-designed "dream screen", as well as DJ Fresh, the Tampa Bay Rays' official team DJ. Student innovation showcases will be held while you also get the opportunity to network with fellow attendees. You can also attend Synapse Social separately for $49.

If you're an innovator, entrepreneur, investor, incubator, accelerator, a student, a teacher, or just an opportunity seeker, Synapse Innovation Summit Tampa is for you! Time's running out... get your tickets today!

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