Join fellow entrepreneurs, nerds, geeks, hackers, foodies, and creatives from the Midwest in an 8-day celebration of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Purchase a Forward Pass

The Forward Pass is the fastest, easiest, and the most cost-effective way to take advantage of all the Forward Fest has to offer. The one pass gets you into all the events listed in the Forward Pass Events column, below. Plus, you’ll get an awesome t-shirt :)

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The amazing early-bird rate expires at 11:30 pm on July 15, 2019. After that Forward Pass prices will double.

Forward Pass Events

The Forward Pass provides access to all the events listed below. For those events marked “limited capacity”, seating is first-come, first-served. If you wish to guarantee a seat at any of the limited capacity events, your Forward Pass includes an access code that allows you to register at no additional cost and reserve your seat.









Other Events

These events are not included on the Forward Pass, but some may offer discounts to Forward Pass holders. Please use the emailed access code when registering to receive any available discount.