Bounce Hub Open House

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Bounce Hub Open House

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526 S Main St Akron, OH 44311

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What: Join us at 526 S Main St. to celebrate innovation in Akron with the official launch of Bounce - Akron's first Innovation Hub! The open house will include:

  • Event opening by Mayor Horrigan at 5:30 pm & introduction of Bounce CEO, Doug Weintraub by Bounce Board Chair, Deb Hoover.
  • "Around the Building" open house: Bounce companies will open the doors to their offices so you can see what our startups are up to! Each floor of the building will be open for touring. A map of the building will be provided.
  • Progressive dinner on floors 6, 7 & 8 featuring local food and drinks (cash bar available on floor 5).
  • Virtual reality experiences provided by New Territories VR Arcade.
  • Live music by Kofi Boakye and local artists featured throughout the building.
  • Networking with local founders, investors, entrepreneruship program directors and civic leadership.
  • Opportunities to meet Bounce leadership and get more information on programming and ways to get involved.

Who: This event is open to anybody in the community that is interested in innovation and learning about Bounce. Attendees will have the chance to network with local startups, small businesses, program leaders and supporters of innovation in our region.


  • 5:00 pm: Doors open, check in and networking in the Bit Factory on floor 5 (cash bar, appetizers served)
  • 5:30 pm: Opening remarks
  • 6:00 pm: Self-guided walking tour of the building begins, food served on floors 6, 7 and 8
  • 8:00 pm: Event ends

Special thanks to the Knight Foundation for supporting this event