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A Celebration of Orlando’s tech ecosystem

Orlando Innovation Week

Oct. 8-15, 2021

Experience Orlando’s Innovation Economy

The first-ever Orlando Innovation Week is a celebration of Orlando’s tech industry. From October 9-15, entrepreneurs, founders, innovators and tech enthusiasts will have opportunities to come together and learn about the unique companies the make up Orlando’s innovation ecosystem and what they are doing to advance technology for the world, all culminating in the return of Synapse Orlando and the Immerse arts and culture festival.


Orlando Innovation

Your guide to Orlando Innovation week events.

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Synapse Orlando presented by Truist

Synapse Orlando is the annual gathering for all of the doers, creators, innovators, thought leaders making Orlando one of the world’s fastest growing innovation communities and hottest destinations to live, work and play. Experience Orlando by immersing yourself in a full day of curated opportunities at the world-class, LEED Certified Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

October 15

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Officially Unofficial Synapse Orlando After Party

Synapse Orlando registrants are welcome to continue conversations and create further connections at the Aloft Hotel Downtown Orlando. Food and drinks sponsored by CodeFirm and the Orlando Tech Council. Complimentary food and drinks will be available to all Synapse Orlando registrants. No additional registration required.

October 15; 6 – 8 p.m.

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Immerse, will welcome guests to experience first-hand innovative, unique and interactive experiences that display creativity and community, bringing the heart of downtown Orlando to life.

October 15-17

City of Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer

“Orlando is home to some of the world’s leading advanced technology companies and it is the perfect place to bring the region together and showcase new innovations…”

– City of Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer

How You Can Help

Amplify Orlando Innovation Week

Help us amplify Orlando’s tech stories by utilizing the Orlando Innovation Week toolkit, which includes shareable sample social posts, downloadable social images, an email signature graphic and a sample press release that you can make your own.

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“Orlando’s tech community is mighty, it’s smart, it’s forward-thinking and it’s poised to be one of the greatest…”

– Suneera Madhani

CEO & Founder, Stax by Fattmerchant

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Orlando Innovation Week is brought to you by The Orlando Tech Council, a core component of the Orlando Economic Partnership and proud supporter of Synapse Orlando

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“Orlando is the place where innovation and art collide, where unforgettable experiences are at the heart of our culture, economy and quality of life…”

– Cole NeSmith

Executive Director, Creative City Project


Upcoming Tech Events

Orlando’s tech community comes together often to connect and collaborate, creating a cohesive ecosystem of support for entrepreneurship and business growth.

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News About Tech & Innovation in Orlando

Orlando’s innovation economy launched with the country’s space race and has not slowed down since man landed on the moon. From simulation and defense to autonomous vehicle technology, innovation has been a theme here far longer than the theme parks.