Fosterly Announces #Govfest, an Event Connecting Leading Government Innovators And Entrepreneurs

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Fosterly Announces #Govfest, an Event Connecting Leading Government
Innovators And Entrepreneurs
Fosterly announced today that it has opened registration for #GovFest, an event aimed at
bridging the gap between government and the private sector.
Bringing together many of the area's leading entrepreneurs and government innovators,
#GovFest is a chance for those in the public and private sectors to come together for a night of
education, conversation, networking and fun. It wil take place at the Half Street Fairgrounds,
directly adjacent to the National's Stadium, on Wednesday, September 25th from 4:00pm to
9:30pm.
#GovFest has two primary components. From 4:00pm to 6:30pm, #GovFest attendees wil have
the opportunity to explore the Innovation and Col aboration Expo, which wil include:
* A panel moderated by Aneesh Chopra, the nation's first CTO, on bridging the gap between
government and entrepreneurs;
* Quick highlights from several of the nation's Presidential Innovation Fel ows;
* A showcase highlighting several of the region's startups and innovative service providers
working with the government;
* 20 minute informational quick chats on a variety of governmental topics ranging from RFP-EZ
to GSA Schedules
Then, from 6:30pm to 9:30pm, the fun at #GovFest starts, featuring a variety of activities and
entertainment for participants to enjoy, including music, food trucks, a mechanical bul , games,
and more.
"We're very fortunate to already have strong support lined up from inside the Beltway and
beyond," says Fosterly founder Adam Zuckerman. Confirmed attendees and col aborators
include Presidential Innovation Fel ows, members of the White House staff, successful local

entrepreneurs, and several community partners including Chief, Rock Creek Strategic
Marketing, Bisnow, FedBid, GovLoop, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, Linktank, Global
Services, ClotureClub, and Potomac Tech Wire.
Attendees should have little difficulty getting to #GovFest. Half Street Fairgrounds is located
adjacent to National's Stadium and the Navy Yard-Bal park (green) metro, and there are three
Capital Bikeshare locations within walking distance. Fosterly has also partnered with Uber
(black car service), Sidecar (rideshare), and Hailo (taxi) to offer discounts and credits for
attendees preferring above ground transportation.
#GovFest will be held at Half Street Fairgrounds, 1299 Half Street, SE Washington, DC 20003
For more information visit: http://govfest.fosterly.com