Retro video game style illustration of Mcferson Commons that says 'Free to attend! Tech Community Summerfest. Columbus Tech Connection Expo. Music, Beverages, Food Trucks, & More! Mcferson Commons Park, July 29, 4-9pm. Presented by Tech Community Coalition.

Tech Community Summerfest ’23

Tech Community Coalition is showcasing Cbus’ world class tech community with the first Tech Community Summerfest at McFerson Commons.

Join us at this free event on July 29, 2023 from 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM for local live music, vendors, libations, and more.

Map of the McFerson Commons layout for Tech Community Summerfest

Come one, come all to the biggest celebration of our local tech community! 

Join us on July 29 at McFerson Commons from 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm for an unforgettable evening of fun, connection, and inspiration. We’re showcasing the best and brightest of our local tech scene, including community tech groups, area tech companies, technical bootcamps, and other tech organizations. Come join us for an evening of live music, food trucks, libations, and more.

We’re not only celebrating our incredible local tech community, but we’re also highlighting the important role that tech plays in making Columbus stronger. Through innovation and collaboration, the tech community has helped drive our city’s growth, and we believe that it will continue to do so in the years to come. Our event is a testament to the strength and vitality of our local tech scene, and we invite everyone to come out and join us in celebrating the local tech community that truly makes Columbus a better place to live and work.

Whether you’re already a member of our tech community, looking to know more about getting into tech in Columbus, or just enjoy a good festival, our event is free and open to the public, so don’t miss out on the chance to connect with our community and celebrate the incredible talent right here in our own backyard. RSVP now and get ready to be inspired by the creativity, talent, and passion of our local tech community!

Musician applications are closed.

Columbus Tech Connection Expo booth applications open now! Apply Here

If you’ve an expense account or can afford it, please donate. Show your donation receipt to a team member, and your first drink’s on us! Our goal this year with our non-profit event is to break even and every bit helps.

If you can’t, we understand. Sign up to attend and we’ll see you there!

Music Schedule

Food Trucks

Our Community

Community Partners

If you’re a member of the nonprofit tech and startup communities, THIS EVENT IS TO CELEBRATE YOU!

Contact us to participate in the event and highlight your important work.

Community Sponsors

Get greater visibility as a leader in tech! Many of your organizations have been with us since the beginning, supporting our non-profit community. This is a special opportunity to support our tech community, in a bigger way, that the whole city will see.

This is a volunteer-run event. Your funds will go directly towards funding the operations of the event including but not limited to stages, lighting, sound equipment, portable toilets, and tenting.

Media Partners

If you’ve got an audience in the Columbus market, we want to partner with you.

We’ll provide benefits up to the Community Sponsorship level for in- kind support and are open to custom packages to highlight our work making CBUS the awesome tech community that it is. 

Your support fuels our community

Tech Community Coalition supports over 50 community organizations that provide training, networking, and community to Columbus’ Technical Professionals. Your commitment to the continuing development of our members is part of why Columbus has been ranked No. 1 in the country for the best places to work in technology.

Your support helps event organizers focus on curating great content and community engagement, driving a better experience and more growth for our community, both personally & professionally.

Huge thanks for our supporters who helped make this event open to the public and free to attend. This includes sponsors, media partners, and community partners.

If you’d like to be part of our event, we are still seeking help:

  • More information about how you can contribute financially is in our Sponsorship Prospectus.
  • Volunteer and get free parking plus one beverage token per hour served!

Build Brand Awareness

Being a supporter keeps your company top of mind, when engaged, talented members of our community look for their next opportunity.

Reinvest in Columbus Talent

TCC Members keep their skills fresh and enjoy expanding their point of view with others’ experiences. They value the cultivated, continuous education local meetups provide.

Demonstrate Social Responsibiliy

People paying it forward. Not only is it the right thing to do, it feels really good. Top talent sharing their experience with tomorrow’s rockstars is a win for everyone.

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