Innovate Huntsville Week was launched in May of 2016. It has become an annual, signature event for innovators and entrepreneurs in North Alabama. While Innovate Huntsville, a conglomerate of organizations who support Huntsville's entrepreneurial ecosystem, is active year-round, Innovate Huntsville Week is an annual event meant to shine a light on the resources that are available and inspire future entrepreneurs to establish their businesses in Huntsville.



The events below provide an example of the types of events that take place during Innovate Huntsville week.
For more details and a schedule of events, see our event calendar.



February 23rd - March 2nd 2019











The Entrepreneur Awards

The Entrepreneur Awards honor the skill and courage it takes for entrepreneurs to create a business out of an idea. The Awards recognize the entrepreneur and their accomplishments, not the companies themselves. We will not only celebrate entrepreneurs, but highlight their importance to our region’s economy.

Engineers to Entrepreneurs

A methodical approach for engineers and those in engineering roles who have recently started a business or have an interest in starting a business. Making that transition, and making it make sense!

Small Business Microloan Clinic

Whether you’ve a startup or an established small business, there are times when you may need a loan. In this Loan Clinic, the focus will be on the steps needed to successfully prepare and apply.

Tech Roadshow

A showcase of the area’s finest technology focused IP. Technologies will be shared by their developing agency, and opportunities to discuss licensing and additional uses will be available.

Angels of North Alabama Idea and Pitch Competition

Learn about developing an idea and transforming from idea to a pitch ready business! Also learn about Angel investment opportunities in the local area.

RISE Networking Event

This is a FREE Networking group, designed with a goal to help small businesses, startups, and entrepreneurs network and connect with one another.