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May 11, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Startup Expo & Community Celebration

This event is SOLD OUT! Thank you, everyone, for supporting 20Fathoms and our startup community!

Join 20Fathoms for an evening of celebration and discovery during this Northern Michigan Startup Week event!

The 20Fathoms Startup Expo & Community Celebration draws upon Traverse City’s resilient and vibrant community to celebrate the innovators, entrepreneurs, and supporters of our startup ecosystem at this Northern Michigan Startup Week event.

Register to Attend

Whether you’re a startup veteran, supporter, enthusiast, student, or simply curious – this event is for you. Gather at Northern Michigan’s hub of entrepreneurship for an evening of celebration and discovery:

  • Cheer our regional innovators at the awards presentation
  • Meet with local businesses at the startup expo
  • Enjoy music from Jordan Hamilton and DJ Adrian Butler
  • Sample food from Sugar2Salt and drinks from Rove Estate, Bailey’s Farm Kombucha, and more

Startup Business Expo

Stop by the expo booths and chat with representatives from these businesses:

  • Aurora Consulting
  • LooUQ
  • Michigan SBDC Tech Team
  • Michigan’s Creative Coast
  • Michigan Tech University
  • SCORE Traverse City
  • Central Michigan University
  • AccessPoint, a Vensure Employer Services Company
  • American Solutions for Business

Thank You to Our Event Sponsor

The Startup Expo & Community Celebration is sponsored by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.

About Northern Michigan Startup Week

Happening May 9-15, 2022, Northern Michigan Startup Week is a celebration of entrepreneurship, innovation, and the growing startup community in Traverse City and throughout the region. Everyone is invited to discover new opportunities and foster big ideas that are happening right here in Northern Michigan. Events include Space Night, Funding Innovation Luncheon, Startup Expo, University Idea Showcase, Student Pitch Competition, and Techstars Startup Weekend.

Northern Michigan Startup Week is a collaborative initiative organized by 20Fathoms, TCNewTech, Northern Michigan Angels, and Newton’s Road.

Lead sponsors are Hagerty, Boomerang Catapult, Northwestern Michigan College. The media sponsor is Interlochen Public Radio.

About the Event Host: 20Fathoms

20Fathoms is the home of technology and entrepreneurship in Northern Michigan. We catalyze innovation and entrepreneurship through startup incubation services, business workshops, community partnership, and a vibrant coworking space. We also remove barriers and accelerate business and career growth through workforce development, talent acquisition, and the advancement of regional strategic initiatives.

Terms & Conditions

By participating in the event, you grant Northern Michigan Startup Week organizers permission to capture photos/videos of the event.

Tickets are nonrefundable unless the event is canceled by the organizer.


May 11, 2022
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Visions (inside the CenterPoint Building)
12935 S W Bay Shore Dr., 4th Floor
Traverse City, MI 49684 United States