Bringing together creativity and technology to develop solutions to the problems facing the fashion and retail industries.

Who: The event is co-hosted by Whim and Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC), an initiative of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC). It is open to coders, designers, artists, retailers, entrepreneurs, product & data specialists, and creatives. Participants can sign up individually, in pairs, or as a team. 

What: The 36-hour Detroit Fashion + Tech Hackathon brings together creativity and technology to develop solutions to the problems facing the fashion and retail industries. The event also provides networking opportunities with industry experts.  

When: Sept. 25-27; lasts 36 hours 

Where:  It is a virtual event. Participants will recieve a link to join 

Cost: Early bird registration for a no-cost ticket will end on Aug. 27. Starting Aug. 28, tickets will be on sale for $19 per person.

Register for this event on Eventbrite (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2020-detroit-fashion-tech-hackathon-hack-weekend-tickets-98713628119).

A free information session is being held virtually on Aug. 27 from 5 - 6 p.m. via Zoom. The session will include a general overview of the DF+TH, information about the meet and greet, and a Q&A session. Interested participants will be able to register for the DF+TH during the information session. Register today to attend the info session on Eventbrite (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/detroit-fashion-tech-information-session-tickets-115762004271?aff=ebdssbeac).

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Prizes

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Judges

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Judging Criteria

  • Innovation
    At a glance, the 36-hour Detroit Fashion + Tech Hackathon brings together creativity and technology to develop solutions to the problems facing the fashion and retail industries.

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  • Social Good