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Experience one of America’s great cities this April with thousands of entrepreneurs, innovators and civic leaders. Advance tickets are available now! Use the justification letter below to have your trip to Tom Tom covered by your company.

OVERVIEW

Trying to decide whether to buy a badge or tickets? Or which badge to buy?
Here’s a quick summary of what each badge type gets you.

SESSION TICKETS
$15-100

Pick and choose from select keynotes and special events, including Founders Luncheons.
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FOUNDERS SUMMIT BADGE
$225 until 2/28 | then $299

The Founders Summit is a four day conference where entrepreneurs, executives, and investors start and grow ventures, exploring disruptions in machine learning, biotech, and design, while offering practical insights for modern leadership and scaling success. MORE EVENT INFO
This badge includes:
• Dozens of Founders-specific sessions
• The Applied Machine Learning Conference
• All daytime keynotes
• Thursday night keynotes
• Breakfast and the keynote lunch on Thursday and Friday

HOMETOWN SUMMIT BADGE
$225 until 2/28 | then $299

The Hometown Summit is America’s biggest conference for small cities, gathering 500 innovators in government, nonprofits, and philanthropy from across the US. Topics include public health, affordable housing, open data, startup ecosystems, culture and arts, and economic empowerment. MORE EVENT INFO
This badge includes:
• Dozens of Hometown-specific sessions
• All daytime keynotes
• Thursday night keynotes
• Breakfast and the keynote lunch on Thursday and Friday

ALL ACCESS BADGE
$500

The All Access Badge includes full access to:
• All keynotes
• All Summit programming, both Hometown and Founders
• All special events, including all Founders Luncheons

PATRON BADGE
$1,000

The Patron Badge includes all of the above, plus exclusive events such as:
• The Founders Gala with speakers on Thursday night
• A private meet and greet with John Cleese
• Patrons receive concierge service and priority access to sessions
• As well as use of the Founders Lounge with complimentary refreshments throughout the Summits
LEARN MORE ABOUT PATRON BENEFITS

SESSION TICKETS

All tickets below are sold individually.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Included in Patron & All Access Badges

AN EVENING WITH JOHN CLEESE – $100
Wednesday, April 11 : A Tom Tom exclusive performance benefiting the research of UVA’s Division of Perceptual Studies | EVENT INFO

SILENT DISCO – $15
Thursday, April 12: A special event headphones dance party | EVENT INFO

KEYNOTES & SUMMIT PROGRAMMING

Included in All Badges

YOUTH SUMMIT – $50
Wednesday, April 11 : A day of student-planned and student-led talks, competitions, and maker showcases | EVENT INFO

The Presidency at a Crossroads – $15
TICKETS ON SALE 2/28
Wednesday, April 11 : “The Presidency at a Crossroads” A panel about the turning point in the American presidency
| EVENT INFO

MACHINE LEARNING CONFERENCE – $50
Thursday, April 12 : A day of presentations and flash talks convening researchers, entrepreneurs, and practitioners who use big data and machine learning applications.
*Not included in Hometown Summit Badge.
Student tickets are available!

EVENT INFO

 

JUST EAT: THE FUTURE OF FOOD – $25
Thursday, April 12 : A keynote lunch with Greg Asbed, Melody Barnes, Jane Black, and Seth Goldman | EVENT INFO

JOHN CLEESE – $15
Thursday, April 12 : “Life After Death” A discussion with UVA’s Division of Perceptual Studies moderated by John Cleese | EVENT INFO

DAN RATHER – $15
Thursday, April 12 : “What Unites Us” Legendary broadcaster Dan Rather reflects on patriotism | EVENT INFO

FOUNDING STORIES – $50
Friday, April 13 : A day of keynotes at the Paramount Theater – part of the Summits | EVENT INFO

 

FOUNDERS LUNCHEONS

Plated lunches with Tom Tom’s keynote speakers hosted at restaurants across Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall. Included in All Access & Patron Badges

 

THE ENERGY ENDGAME – $40
12PM, 4/13 with Jigar Shah | EVENT INFO

AN AMERICAN STORY – $40
12PM, 4/13 with Amy Goldstein and James Fallows | EVENT INFO

TAKING BACK HEALTHCARE – $40
12PM, 4/12 with Elisabeth Rosenthal | EVENT INFO

STEAM AHEAD: INCLUSIVE INNOVATION – $40
with Leland Melvin and Knatokie Ford | EVENT INFO

ART, FANTASY, MYSTERY: MEOW WOLF – $40
with Vince Kadlubek | EVENT INFO

FOUNDING WHILE FEMALE – $40
Details announced soon

BRANDS IN THE AGE OF DISTRACTION – $40
with Darcey Lacey, Lindsey Normant, Magnus Hierta, and Zack Bryant | EVENT INFO

HONORING THE BLACK EXPERIENCE – FREE
REQUIRES REGISTRATION. with Gayle Jessup White, Brent Leggs, Michael Moore, and Van Turner | EVENT INFO

COMPARE

 

Founders Badge
Hometown Badge
All Access Badge
Patron Badge
$225 Advance /  $299 GA
$225 Advance / $299 GA
$500
$1,000
Group rate (5+) $175 ea.
Group rate (5+) $175 ea.
Installment options available
Founders Summit
Keynotes, Panels, Workshops, Select Meals, and Mixerslimited

Hometown Summit
Keynotes, Panels, Workshops, Select Meals, and Mixerslimited

Patron Experience
Patron & Speakers Lounge

Exclusive taps at all Tom Tom events
Speakers Gala (Thursday)
Additional Ticketed Events
Bill Kristol Keynote “The Presidency at a Crossroads” (Wed)
“Life After Death” with John Cleese and UVA Division of Perceptual Studies (Thur)
Machine Learning Conference (Thur)sold separately
Youth Summit (Thur)
Dan Rather Keynote “What Unites Us”(Thur)
Founding Stories Keynotes (Fri)
Community Workshops (All Week)
VIP Keynote Luncheons (Fri)sold separatelysold separately
Concerts, Parties, Screenings TBAsold separatelysold separately
An Evening with John Cleese (Wed)sold separatelysold separately
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FREE EVENTS

PARTIES, COMMUNITY EVENTS, COMPETITIONS, ART PERFORMANCES, INSTALLATIONS AND MORE

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS

CONCERTS, KEYNOTES, PERFORMANCES AND GALAS WILL GO ON SALE SPRING 2018.

All individual tickets included in all access and patron badges above

 

SPONSORSHIP HAS ITS PERKS

All Sponsorship categories come with comprehensive ticket packages. Become a corporate sponsor today.

 

FESTIVAL BADGES

COMPREHENSIVE FESTIVAL ACCESS

PATRON – $1,000

Installment options available

Badge includes year-round access to all ticketed events and private gatherings at both the Spring & Fall Festivals, as well as complimentary beverages at Block Parties. More Info.

 

ALL ACCESS – $500

Badge includes all ticketed events, including both Summits, and some private gatherings.

 

SUMMIT BADGES

MULTI DAY PASSES 

FOUNDERS SUMMIT

$225 Advance / $299 GA

For Entrepreneurs: Includes keynotes, panels, workshops, meals, and mixers, as well as access to a limited number of Hometown sessions.

HOMETOWN SUMMIT

$225 Advance / $299 GA

For Civic Innovators & Leaders: includes keynotes, panels, workshops, meals, and mixers, as well as access to a limited number of Founders sessions.