Venture Smarter events are unique and deliberate about bringing together interdisciplinary industry-leaders around actionable opportunities to collaborate and solve real-problems.


Why attend, participate, or sponsor VS Events?

  • Thought Leadership
  • Community Engagement
  • Strategy and Partnerships
  • Training and Education
  • Brand Building

In 2017, Venture Smarter hosted thousands of executives, academic leaders, and public officials at dozens of original events around the country focusing on pressing technology and policy issues.

Highlights of the year come from events at the World Bank Smart Cities Leadership Forum in Washington DC, the Smart Regions Conference and Smart Cincy summit in Cincinnati, OH, and the Smart Cities Leadership Summit in New York, NY. 



Event Types


Meeting / Webinar

10-50 guests


Roundtable / Town Hall

10-50 guests


Forum / Summit

50-250 guests


Conference / Showcase

250-1500 guests

Featured Events


Event Sponsorship Opportunities


Events on and offline are always interactive and engaging.  At the 2017 Smart Regions Conference, Venture Smarter hosted a professional drone race to highlight emerging drone and sensor technologies.