TECH JXN is a 3-day conference/festival that highlights the City of Jackson’s four primary sectors for economic development: Technology, Education, Creativity, and Healthcare.
Thursday (Investors): The closed session focuses on economic development, where intentional connections between investors and businesses explore opportunities in the Capital City.
Friday (Students): From 9a.m -3p.m., the conference focuses on education by engaging high school students in interactive workshops,informative presentations, and exciting exhibitions throughout.A JPS Pitch Competition will feature teams (two – four participants per team) from each JPS high school to deliver a solution to a problem in the City of Jackson identified in the City’s Strategic Plan. Out of the competing high schools, four will advance to the next round, which will be showcased 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 Sesame Street live show, a gaming tournament, concerts, food trucks,and community sessions and workshops.
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