A gathering on decentralization during Kentucky Derby festival exploring the future of fintech, ICOs, blockchain, the sharing economy, the future of work, and disruptive culture.

APRIL 30 - may 5 2018

Louisville, ky

FRIDAY | MAY 4

7:30 pm-1:00 am | Hyatt Regency Ballroom
$ 300
  • Want to party with some of the top innovators in fintech, ICOs, and blockchain technology on Derby Eve? Then don't miss the innaugual Run for the Unicorns Ball!
  • Then don't miss the inaugural Run for the Unicorns Ball! Featuring food, drinks and Mint Julep lessons. Music from across the ages will be spinning from DJ SNDFX!

About the event

RUN is assembling the top innovators in fintech, ICOs, and blockchain technology in Louisville KY during Derby Week, one of the top world class festivals of the year. Featuring the hottest startups to the Fortune 500 companies showcasing the best digital experiences in all aspects of life and work: from entertainment and brand engagement, to enterprise and industrial, urban and architecture, education and training, government, and commerce.

The RUN 2018 Program includes mind-blowing keynotes by industry luminaries, classes and tutorials, products and startup demos, industry use cases, The ICO Competition, Art from Jassen Popp , talks by  industry leaders covering business, technology and design, and exhibits. Do not miss the opportunity to position your company in this world-changing industry, and create awareness among Fortune 500 companies, potential buyers, partners, investors, and the media.

Speaker Schedule

Check out the Day 2 live Feed!

Check out the Day 1 Recording!

The RUN down

mON

VIP Investor Dinner

Kicking off RUN 2018 with an exclusive VIP investor dinner and after party

TUE

Bourbon Trail

Reserved for Kentucky’s famous Bourbon trail and special cultural excursions

WED

Conference Day 1

9:30 -6:00

Top Blockchain, crypto and investor keynote presentations and panels, ICO pitch competition

THU

Conference Day 2

9:30-6:00

Top Blockchain, crypto and investor keynote presentations and panels, ICO pitch competition

FRI

Join the RUN crew for a day at the Longines Kentucky Oaks

Unicorn Ball

7:30 pm-1:00 am

SAT

Celebrate the actual races by joining the RUN crew for a Day at the Kentucky Derby

Speakers

The industry's Top leaders

Crystal Rose Pierce

Co-founder of Unicorn.VC

Jon Najarian

CNBC and Co-Founder, Najarian Family Office

Andreea Porcelli

CEO of Swiss Growth Forum

Keith Teare

Executive Chairman at Accelerated Digital Ventures

John Canning

NBC Universal VP of Interactive Experiences

Andrew Prell

CEO of Convergence (1990's VR Pioneer)

Jay Moore

Alchemist of Fun at Convergence of 4 Dimensions

David Bishop

Entertainment & Games Executive | COO Namco

Tom Roe

VR-AR-XR Evangelist / Creative Director / Author: Silica neXus, Silica Transition

Rob Rice

CEO Transmira, Inc., Chairman AR Consortium, Author, Futurist

Ron Meiners

Community Director, Co-Founder at Convergence of 4 Dimensions LLC, Creator of SilicaNexus MMO

Bruce Porter, Jr.

Chairman & CEO at GlobalBoost

Anitha Vadavatha

Founder at d.Cent Labs

Jennifer Greyson

Founder & CEO at Powered by Neureal

Igor Livitz

Creative Software Development Leader and Technologist

Dana Garrison

ICO Marketing & Biz Dev | LiveStreaming/Live Video Influencer | Social Media Marketing and Business Consultant

Enrique Rodriquez

CEO | Crypto Consulting Group | Entrepreneur | Investor

Skylar Cobb

Consultant at Crypto
Consulting Group

Tim Totten

Wireless Architect; FCC/ITU Regulatory Expert; EE; Certified Bitcoin Professional; MIT Fintech Cert.; N4GN; 4F1GN; OH4GN

Kevin Han

Portfolio Manager at Lombard Odier| Partner at Blocksauce

Kevin Williams

Out-of-Home Entertainment Consultancy, Founder at DNA Association & Conference, Publisher of The Stinger Report

Sydney Armani

CEO, Fintech World | Blockchain Advisor MBA

Oslyn Lewis

Founder of GeniPaper Studios

Michael Fuller

Director of Genipaper Studios

Jessi Artman

Visionary & Co-Founder of Society.io

ATTEND RUN18

Don't miss out! Tickets are selling fast!

RUN18 VIP Full Conference Pass

$ 600
  • Full Conference Passes to both days of the Expo
  • Access to VIP Lounge during Expo featuring a catered lunch
  • Tickets to Oaks & Derby with the RUN Group

RUN18 VIP Full Conference Pass and 6 Night Hotel Stay

$ 2,000
  • Casino Hotel Room from April 30th-May 6th
  • Full Conference Passes to both days of the Expo
  • Access to VIP Lounge during Expo featuring a catered lunch
  • Tickets to Oaks & Derby with the RUN Group
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RUN18 Exhibits Only Pass

$ 50-100
  • $50 One Day Exhibit Pass
  • $100 Two Day Exhibit Pass

VIP Dinner

Monday | April 30th
$ 250
  • Exclusive dinner with RUN speakers and investors

Bourbon with Billionares

Tuesday | May 1st
$ 250
  • 8 hour Bourbon Trail outing featuring 3 exclusive distillery tours and catered lunch

Unicorn Ball

Friday | May 4th
$ 300
  • Access to a Derby Eve party you don't want to miss

sPONSOR RUN18

Show

$ 2,500
  • 2 RUN18 VIP Full Conference Passes
  • Pitch Slot

Place

$ 3,500
  • 2 RUN18 VIP Full Conference Passes
  • Pitch Slot
  • Exhibitor Table

Win

$ 10,000
  • 6 RUN18 VIP Full Conference Passes
  • 4 tickets to VIP Dinner, Bourbon Trail & Unicorn Ball
  • Pitch Slot or Speaker Slot
  • Exhibitor Table
  • AND MORE!

Exacta

$ 15,000
  • 9 RUN18 VIP Full Conference Passes
  • 6 tickets to VIP Dinner, Bourbon Trail & Unicorn Ball
  • Pitch Slot or Speaker Slot
  • Exhibitor Table
  • AND MORE! (Contact for full details)

Trifecta

$ 25,000
  • 16 RUN18 VIP Full Conference Passes
  • 10 tickets to VIP Dinner, Bourbon Trail & Unicorn Ball
  • Pitch Slot or Speaker Slot
  • Exhibitor Table
  • AND MORE! (Contact for full details)

Superfecta

$ 50,000
  • 25 RUN18 VIP Full Conference Passes
  • 20 tickets to VIP Dinner, Bourbon Trail & Unicorn Ball
  • Pitch Slot or Speaker Slot
  • Exhibitor Table
  • AND MORE! (Contact for full details)

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