What to Expect

Connect with the tech community on big-data, IoT, and cloud-computing topics.

The conference will be attended by some of Michigan’s foremost experts, educators, and practitioners.

Learn from experts about rapidly-evolving data technologies.

Big Data Ignite 2017 will bring in dozens of speakers from across the country to talk about the how to leverage the power of big data, IoT, and cloud computing.

Advance with confidence on your big-data, IoT, and cloud-computing initiatives.

Get involved with your peers from across the region. Find support for your projects and ideas.

What to Do in Grand Rapids

ArtPrize is the world’s largest art competition and brings artists and art enthusiasts from around the world to Grand Rapids for 3 weeks each fall. Some of the exhibits are in DeVos Place, but there are many other venues around the downtown area. Be sure to plan some time to see ArtPrize while you are here for Big Data Ignite.

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Voted Beer City USA in national polls and named Best Beer Town and Best Beer Scene by USA TODAY readers, Grand Rapids is the perfect place for your next beercation. Our Beer City Ale Trail boasts 60+ breweries – that’s more incredible craft beer per square mile than just about anywhere else on earth.

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Experience GR is the best place to find guides to destination neighborhoods, events, restaurants, hotels and much more. The first step to any great Grand Rapids adventure.

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