TECH JXN is a 3-day conference/festival highlighting the City of Jackson’s primary sectors for economic development: Technology, Education, Creativity, and Healthcare.
Thursday (Investors): Closed sessions will focus on economic development, where intentional connections between investors and businesses will explore opportunities in the Capital City.
Friday is open to the entire community. The schedule will emphasize opportunities for students and small business owners.
From 9am -3pm, the conference will engage high school students in interactive workshops, informative presentations, and exciting exhibitions. In addition, TECH JXN will host a pitch competition for JPS students which will feature one team from each high school within Jackson Public Schools. Students will propose an innovative solution that will aid in achieving one of the objectives within the mayor’s strategic plan. Out of the competing high school teams, four will advance to the final round held on Saturday.
Saturday (Community): The creativity sector is highlighted with an explosion of activities and events open to the community. The healthy families sector will explore socio-emotional, physical, and mental health of citizens. Saturday will feature entertainment including a gaming tournament, concerts, food trucks, and community sessions and workshops.
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