Are you curious about what sort of innovation is going on just outside of the beautiful [freespace] walls? If you have been, you’re in luck! In honor of Innovation month in October, join [freespace] on The Urban Innovation Exchange Arts and Innovation District Tour this Friday, October 11th. Beginning at 10:00am in front of the Public Utilities Commission (PUC), this three-hour guided walking tour of the “Central Market Arts and Innovation District” will stop at a variety of organizations such the HUB Bay Area, the San Francisco the United Nations Plaza Federal building, Techshop in addition to many other nodal points in the urban innovation ecosystem of the area.
Of course, no tour of the Central Market Arts and Innovation District would be complete without a stop at [freespace] . After the event, there will be a discussion and charrette at HUB Bay Area exploring how urban innovation ecosytems manifest on both a local and international scale. The event is put on by [freespace] supporter and partner Urban Innovation Exchange (UIX) Global, an economic development consulting agency that is no stranger to urban innovation ecosystems. UIX is working on other inspiring events coming up at [freespace] later this month. To register for the tour go click here.
Innovation Month is a month to acknowledge the individuals, civic and private institutions that manifest opportunities for innovation in the San Francisco. It is a partnership between the Office of Civic Innovation and the Office of Economic and Workforce Development, shines the light on people who are making innovation a way of life. Innovation month will feature organizations and entrepreneurs that make up today’s generation of thinkers, builders and disrupters. To learn more about innovation month click here.
Stay tuned for more news about great Innovation Month events happing @ [freespace]!