Tom Tom Founder Festival & Summit is a week-long conference and cultural event celebrating innovation in entrepreneurship and civic life. Leaders gather with artists to learn, explore, and create solutions – all in an unforgettable Southern city that’s full of heart. Gain powerful insights as you explore topics like data, energy, food, and health.
Two 4-Day Summits explore the future of industry and civic life.
A city-wide celebration of music, art, food, and creativity.
Whether you’re interested in entrepreneurship or civic leadership, the Summits give you access to top visionaries, founders, and leaders. Learn from and meet innovators who know how to execute big ideas and create change.
Music. Art. Food. Spilling across the city, over outdoor spaces and theaters, into galleries and concert halls, the Festival celebrates visionaries like you. Recharge, have fun, and learn to see your world in a new way
Concerts, food trucks, and craft beer and vendors.
Art installations, residencies, performances and screenings.
Farm to Table Menus, Craft Cocktails, and a city-wide potluck
Actor, author, playwright, Minister of the Silly Walk, and black humor extraordinaire. In a special engagement with UVA’s Division of Perceptual Studies, meet the man behind Monty Python in a two-night series. SaveSaveSaveSave
TOM TOM FOUNDATION
The Tom Tom Foundation is the nonprofit organization that hosts the annual Tom Tom Founders Festival. Supporting high-impact events throughout the year, the Foundation seeks to empower the innovators whose creativity, entrepreneurial spirit, and dedication to community help ensure a better future for cities across the nation.