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Milwaukee Innovation Week 2012

MiKE presents Milwaukee Innovation Week, an exhibition of the region’s talent and robust contributions to the local economy in the areas of design, innovation and technology.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012
5:30-8:00pm
Battle of the Brands | OPEN MiKE
A pitch event to showcase high school and college entrepreneurs.

Thursday, June 7, 2012
5:00-6:00pm
Leave Your Mark| Locations around Milwaukee
Over 100 Milwaukeeans will storm the city, using their phones to create a digital work of art.

6:00-9:00pm
COMMON Pitch | Turner Hall Ballroom
We found eight promising startups who are working hard to redefine business in America. Come watch these startups unveil their ideas to the world at the party-meets-pitch event. Purchase Tickets

9:00-12:00am
COMMON Pitch After Party | Turner Hall Ballroom
Continue the celebration of innovation and creativity with special performances byMars Argo and Gold MotelPurchase Tickets

Friday, June 8, 2012
6:00-9:00pm
Collaborative Workshop Tour Night | Locations around Milwaukee
Milwaukee is home to 20+ co-working and maker space laboratories. In a “Gallery Night”-style event, tours will be available at several locations, displaying their unique offerings in hands-on experiences. In addition, Bucketworks will be hosting their 10th Anniversary Party. All guests of the tour are welcome to attend the free event that will include live music and art, showcasing the last 10 years of Bucketworks’ innovation factory.

Saturday, June 9, 2012
9:00am-6:00pm
Kohl’s Idea Challenge | OPEN MiKE
A unique opportunity for creatives, designers, developers, business savvy students and professionals to mix it up. The daylong event will challenge teams of 4-5 to come up with an innovative idea for an integrated retail experience. Kohl’s is looking for smart design, technology and BIG ideas!

7:00-10:00pm
Libation Innovation | MillerCoors Stables Building
MillerCoors is opening their historic Stables Building to the public for an interactive reception. Guests are welcome to enjoy live local music and participate in a collective activity that explores creativity and innovation.

Monday, June 11, 2012
7:30-11:00am
Vijay Govindarajan Keynote Breakfast | Pfister Hotel
Vijay Govindarajan is an expert on strategy and innovation and the first Professor in Residence and Chief Innovation Consultant at GE. Mr. Govindarajan was ranked #3 on the Thinkers 50 list of the world’s most influential business thinkers. Purchase Tickets

Travel to Milwaukee during Innovation Week

Take advantage of a 10% discount on American Airlines and American Eagle. It’s simple! After you have selected your flight(s) under the “Enter Passenger Details” tab, go to the AA.com “Promotion Code” field and enter 2962ET. This discount is valid for travel June 1-13, 2012 to Milwaukee (MKE) or Chicago (ORD). You may also call 800-433-1790 to book by phone. Please note that there is a ticketing fee for all tickets issued by phone.

Visit www.AA.com to book your flights now!

Search hotel rates and availability during Innovation Week.


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