GeekWire Calendar

Meetups, conferences, startup events, and geeky gatherings in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Browse for local tech events, or search by date or keyword. Submit your event below for consideration for the GeekWire Calendar. Look for highlights from the GeekWire Calendar each week on GeekWire, and check out GeekWire's own unique series of signature tech events in the Seattle region.

Fundamentals for Startups

CoMotion Labs@Startup Hall 1100 Northeast Campus Parkway, Suite 200, Seattle, WA, United States

Fundamentals for Startups is a weekly Friday one-hour lecture series featuring notable experts who share startup-related information, experience, and insights with our entrepreneurial community. From raising capital to scaling to… Read More


GridFWD 2023

Skamania Lodge 1131 Southwest Skamania Lodge Way, Stevenson, United States

Join the Grid Forward community for our big annual event on October 16-18 at the Skamania Lodge, Columbia Gorge. At GridFWD 2023, we will come together to share new and… Read More

$650 – $850

FullConTech Conference

Pacific Science Center 200 Second Ave N, Seattle, WA, United States

Join us at FullConTech to tackle critical challenges facing the tech industry in Washington. FullConTech is a unique event where industry professionals, government officials, and post-secondary institutions can come together… Read More

$10 – $275

Assessing the FTC’s Complaint Against Amazon

Free webinar , United States

Since her famous law review article “Amazon’s Antitrust Paradox,” now FTC Chair Lina Khan and the rest of the neo-Brandeisian movement have made Amazon the top target in their crusade… Read More

2023 Seattle Council Debates – District 5

North Seattle College 9600 College Way N, Seattle, WA, United States

When considering the recipe for a good democracy, public and informative debates are the star ingredient. This election season, Seattle CityClub and GSBA will co-host public debates for primary candidates… Read More


WeAreDevelopers Health Tech Day


Join us on another episode of WeAreDevelopers LIVE. This time with a very special topic: Health Tech. We will explore the latest advancements in health tech and learn about cutting-edge… Read More


TF Labs/WTIA AI & Web3 Summit in the PNW

From the creators of the TF Labs TF Blockchain Conference! Join us for an afternoon of panels, interviews, demos, and networking around AI, Generative AI, Chat GPT, Open AI, Generative… Read More


2023 Bend Venture Conference

Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR, United States

Each fall hundreds of entrepreneurs and investors from around the country descend on beautiful Bend, Oregon for a celebration of Central Oregon’s entrepreneurial community. Now in its 20th year, the… Read More

$150 – $395

2023 Funding Landscape: Finding Warmth in a Biotech Winter

Life Science Washington 188 East Blaine St, Suite 150, Seattle, WA, United States

Join Madrona Venture Group Investor Joe Horsman and WRF Capital Managing Director, Will Canestaro, for an in-person Lunch and Learn session hosted by Life Science Washington Institute on the current… Read More


2023 K-Startup Investment & Networking Day

Meydenbauer Center 11100 NE 6th Street, Bellevue, WA, United States

Key institutional investors based in Washington State are invited to promote and create opportunities for investment in promising K-Startup products and businesses by connecting them with interested investors. An electrifying… Read More


Product Leadership – From Startup to Scale

Global Innovation Exchange (GIX) 12280 NE District Way, Bellevue, WA, United States

Are you an entrepreneur or intrapreneur looking to sharpen your Product Management skills? Do you want to navigate the dynamic landscape of product decisions, from launch to scale, with confidence… Read More

Fundamentals for Startups – The power of meaningful mentor relationships

CoMotion Labs@Startup Hall 1100 Northeast Campus Parkway, Suite 200, Seattle, WA, United States

The power of meaningful mentor relationships, with Carla Pagotto, independent business advisor and consultant  CoMotion mentor in residence and former NSF I-Corps mentor Carla Pagotto advises entrepreneurs in all phases… Read More


The Future of Bellevue’s Grand Connection

Bellevue Club 11200 SE 6th St, Bellevue, WA, United States

Step into the future over breakfast as we discuss reconnecting Bellevue's Grand Connection, from Meydenbauer Bay to Eastrail by 2028. Over 50 years, it has evolved with significant public and… Read More

$8 – $540

WeAreDevelopers Accessibility Day


Accessibility is not a nice to have, but a legal requirement for any publication on the web or app stores. The sooner you start thinking about accessibility, the easier it… Read More


Ignite Seattle #44

Town Hall Seattle 1119 8th Avenue, Seattle, WA, United States

Ignite Seattle is the largest open submission public speaking event in the Pacific Northwest. 3 times a year, one of the greatest audiences in the world gathers to hear interesting… Read More

$10 – $15

Re-Engage: A Civic Engagement Fundraising Social with Jesse Jones

The Museum of Flight 9404 East Marginal Way South, Seattle, WA, United States

Join Seattle CityClub at Re-Engage, a civic networking fundraiser that tackles these and other important topics related to our democracy this summer. The third of three Re-Engage fundraisers will occur… Read More


Founders Live Seattle

The Collective Seattle 400 Dexter Avenue North, Seattle, Washington, United States

Five awesome Seattle startups pitch. YOUR VOTES decide the winner! Founders Live is an unforgettable happy hour competition sweeping the globe. Five founders take the stage with only 99 seconds… Read More


Fundamentals for Startups – Finding the right investor for your early-stage startup

Startup Hall - 1100 NE Campus Parkway, 2nd floor (take elevator to second floor) 1100 NE Campus Pkwy, Seattle, WA 98105, Seattle, WA, United States

Finding the right investor for your early-stage startup, with Tanushree (Tee) Podder, investor, Trilogy Equity Partners Tanushree (Tee) Podder is an investor focused on early-stage technology and software companies in… Read More


COSM Technology Summit

Hyatt Regency Bellevue 900 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA, United States

Is AI “generative” or degenerative? Does it usurp humans, or save us from new perils? Depending on which AI inventor you prefer, AI portends either human extinction or human salvation.… Read More

Tacoma Maritime Innovation Incubator Second Wave Showcase

Fabulich Center 3600 Port of Tacoma Road, Tacoma, United States

Washington Maritime Blue thrilled to host our first showcase for the Tacoma Maritime Innovation Incubator. These four companies have spent the last year in Tacoma, obtaining mentorship from our steering… Read More


Startup Founders: It is not all unicorns and rainbows

Center for Urban Waters 326 East D Street, Tacoma, WA, United States

Speakers: Jason Cavness, Sarah Bell, James Marszalek, Laura Malcolm and Ellenor McIntosh ​Behind every successful startup, there's a journey filled with challenges, pivots, and resilience. Join us for an engaging… Read More


Startup Founders: Finding the “right” investor

Center for Urban Waters 326 East D Street, Tacoma, WA, United States

Join us for an insightful panel discussion titled "Startup Founders: Finding the 'Right' Investor." In this engaging session, you'll hear from experienced entrepreneurs and investors, including : ​Tanushree "Tee" Podder… Read More


Tech Experience Speaker Series: Retail

T-Mobile Tech Experience 5G Hub 1705 136th Pl NE, Bellevue, Washington

The Tech Experience Speaker Series brings in notable leaders to the 5G Hub to explore a variety of 5G topics across industries and technology innovation. Immerse yourself in rich discussion… Read More