On Monday, August 1, Forbes announced the 2022 Under 30 Summit, presented by Rocket Mortgage, will take place October 2-5 in Detroit and virtually. Forbes’ flagship Under 30 Summit, will convene more than 2,500 young leaders and entrepreneurs who are paving the path forward in their respective fields. The four-day event, taking place virtually and at the historic Detroit Opera House, will consist of connecting, learning, teaching, building, networking and conversations focused on ideating actionable solutions for 2022 and beyond.
The Forbes Under 30 Summit, presented by Rocket Mortgage, is an immersive experience featuring a private concert, A-list speakers, exclusive networking opportunities, industry-focused excursions, local culinary experiences, a legendary bar crawl, a powerful day of community service and more.
The 2022 Summit will feature a headlining fireside chat with Grammy award-winning musician, entrepreneur and philanthropist Megan Thee Stallion on Tuesday and the Houston native will also guest host the closing ceremony later that evening. The 2022 Summit will kick-off with The Under 30 Music Festival on Sunday evening with Blu DeTiger, singer-songwriter, bass player, record producer, and DJ, opening for the headliner, which will be announced in the coming weeks. Monday will consist of a day of programming, Under 30 Lister round table conversations and an attendee-only Under 30 Bar Crawl. Tuesday morning will begin with rooftop yoga in collaboration with the Kyiv-based fitness app BetterMe, cofounded by an Under 30 list maker, Victoria Repa. There is a fee to join this activity and all proceeds from the class will go to United24, a global initiative to support Ukraine. The Summit will close out on Wednesday with Service Day, a day dedicated to giving back and leaving an impact on the city of Detroit.
Detroit, the city of reinvention, has been an ideal backdrop for this gathering over the past three years and a model for entrepreneurship. The Under 30 Summit shines a light on the city’s innovations, talented workforce and opportunities for entrepreneurs and investors.
“The Under 30 Summit will bring over 2,500 participants back to Detroit for the third year to celebrate Under 30 list makers both past and present who have made positive and impactful contributions to business and the world around them,” said Randall Lane, Chief Content Officer of Forbes and founder of the Under 30 Summit. “The event is uniquely designed as an immersive experience to ensure these young entrepreneurs, leaders and innovators have the opportunity to discover, interact and give back.”
“We are proud to be able to help bring some of the brightest and best young entrepreneurs to Detroit, a city built on hard work and the power of break-through thinking,” said Bob Walters, CEO of Rocket Mortgage. “This is our third year supporting this event and we look forward to creating another dynamic experience for Listers here in the tech hub of the Midwest.”
The Forbes Under 30 Summit will feature key speakers, including Megan Thee Stallion, Grammy Award-winning musician, entrepreneur and philanthropist, Benito Skinner, comedian, actor and writer, Cami Tellez, Cofounder & CEO, Parade, Lucy Guo, CEO, Passes and many more.
Rocket Mortgage is the title sponsor for the 2022 Forbes Under 30 Summit. Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is a supporting sponsor.
The Under 30 Summit is part of the robust lineup of Forbes’ 2022 tentpole events, each consisting of thoughtfully curated content and experiences for Forbes’ coveted audiences and designed to help drive systemic change in business, culture and society.
Forbes’ global Under 30 alumni network comprises more than 10,000 extraordinary individuals worldwide who exemplify Forbes’ longstanding reputation of spotlighting young entrepreneurs, revolutionaries and trailblazers who are poised to make a significant impact on the world. The Forbes Under 30 franchise is a global platform, championing young game changers all over the world and through live summits in the U.S., Asia, Europe and Israel. Forbes’ 2022 Under 30 list is available here.
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