Philly Tech Week
Technology, innovation and good times
April 4-12, 2014
Organized by Technically Philly, Philly Tech Week celebrates technology and innovation in the region.
Celebrating its fourth year, this year’s festival of technology features more than 100 events including the return of massive video game played on the 29-story Cira Centre.
Kicking off Philly Tech Week, Drexel University’s Dr. Frank Lee will launch a giant two-sided game of Tetris on Cira Centre, making it the Guinness World Record-certified world’s tallest video game on April 5.
Throughout the rest of the week, attendees can learn about various aspects of Philadelphia’s technology community including informative workshops, networking events and a panels looking at the impact of the creative class.
Arcade @ The Oval
Philly Tech Week is setting out to break records during its opening event, Arcade @ the Oval on April 5 (note: event postponed from original April 4 date due to weather).
Join Drexel University gaming professor Dr. Frank Lee on Eakin’s Oval for a play session of the Guinness-certified world’s largest video game played on the 437-foot-tall Cira Centre. Lucky players will test their skills with an enormous game of Tetris on the iconic building.
The fun evening will also feature local developers, food trucks and a Yards Brewing Company Beer Garden.
Learn more and enter for a chance to play a giant game of Tetris by clicking the button below.
Learn about the latest and greatest developments in the technology community during Track Days. The one-day conferences held throughout Philly Tech Week offer discussions on the impact of technology, trends in art and media, informative workshops and more.
Learn more and RSVP for Track Day events using the button below.
Philly Tech Week Signature Event
Held at the Comcast Center, the Philly Tech Week Signature Event on April 11 is part cocktail reception, part local technology expo and demo party.
The can’t-miss event is a celebration of Philadelphia’s technology community and the perfect way to bring Philly Tech Week to a close.
More Philly Tech Week Events
For a look at all of the events happening during Philly Tech Week, click the button below.
In the neighborhood
Restaurants & Dining
1824 Callowhill St.
Philadelphia, PA 19130
- Kelliann’s Bar & Grill
- Dilworth Park
- Made In America Music Festival
- West Tavern
- Kite & Key
- Sabrina’s Café & Spencer’s Too
- The Fountain Restaurant
- Water Works Restaurant and Lounge
- McCrossen’s Tavern
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Museums & Attractions
222 N. 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
- All Wars Memorial to Colored Soldiers and Sailors
- Prometheus Strangling the Vulture
- Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love
at the Perelman Building
- Philly @ The Movies:
Rocky at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
- Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial
- Dinosaurs Unearthed at the
Academy of Natural Sciences
- Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
- Philadelphia Rock ‘n’ Roll Half-Marathon
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