Innovation Conference & Showcase


IC&S is where technology, modern business, and creativity converge. Bringing together innovative minds, speakers who think outside the box, an exhibition and pitch competition by high tech startups with next-gen technology. Connect with a diverse group of entrepreneurs, technologists, business leaders, industry executives, investors, and innovation experts.

pitch competition

The Innovation Conference & Showcase will host its first annual pitch competition for Texas-based startup entrepreneurs. Entrants gain valuable experience pitching in front of investors and compete for best in show awards.


The IC&S exhibition showcases a mix of high-tech startups in IT, life sciences, energy, transportation and aerospace industries as well as enabling technology in robotics, cybersecurity, big data and IIoT.

Have a great technology? Apply to be one of the tech exhibitors at the conference in front of over 600 key decision makers, entrepreneurs, technologists, and community members!

where & when

Hyatt Regency Houston Downtown

1200 Louisiana St.
Houston, TX 77002


October 5, 2017

11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.


A unique and highly visible event, IC&S provides the opportunity to support the community, foster entrepreneurship, accelerate emerging technology, and diversify our regional economy, while supporting the mission and vision of the Houston Technology Center. Discover the great sponsorship opportunities available for the 2017 conference.

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