Where brands, entrepreneurs
and tech intersect.

Detroit, MI - Oct. 16-23, 2014


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What is the Brand Camp Summit?

The Brand Camp Summit is where brands, entrepreneurship and tech intersect. We harness an extraordinary collection of talent with 400+ founders, entrepreneurs, investors, developers, designers, tastemakers, startups and brands colliding in Detroit. This year’s theme is ‘Making Tech for All People’ and our agenda is to birth Detroit’s inclusive startup ecosystem.




Some of the world's top thought leaders.


Mitch Kapor

Mitch Kapor
Founder of Lotus/Partner at Kapor Capital


Hajj Flemings

Hajj Flemings
Founder of BrandCamp University



Jacques Panis
President of Shinola



Kat Manalac
Partner at YCombinator


darya rose

Darya Rose
Founder of Summer Tomato


Sarah Evans

Sarah Evans
Founder of FAVES + CO.


micah baldwin

Micah Baldwin
CEO of Graphicly


Marlon Nichols

Marlon C. Nichols 
Director at Intel Capital



Pamela Slim 
Author of Body of Work



Jacob Cohen
Partner at Detroit Venture Partners


Kimberly Bryant

Kimberly Bryant
Founder of Black Girls Code



John Hoesley
Managing Director at Silicon Valley Bank


Jill Ford

Jill Ford
Advisor to Mayor Mike Duggan/Angel Investor


Wayne Sutton

Wayne Sutton
General Partner at BUILDUP.vc



Justin Washington 
QA Engineer at Snapchat



Alyssa Martina 
Founder of Memloom

















Days Until Brand Camp Conference


Brand Camp Summit Schedule

Canvas (Thursday-Monday)

The curation of storytelling and experimental collaboration with doers.

Conference (Tuesday)

Talks from thought leaders and creative technologists from around the nation.

Catalyst (Wednesday-Thursday)

A series of unique events around the city, including panel discussions and workshops.

'Hack the D' - Detroit City Hackathon

A historic gathering of developers, designers, and entrepreneurs in downtown Detroit for 3-days of hacking. The Brand Camp Brand Hackathon is happening October 17-19, 2014


Re-Brand the City: Visual Branding Photo Project:

A day dedicated to creating powerful stock photography of Detroit’s diverse professional and tech communities at work. The goal is to supply the world with a rich inclusive collection of photos and video set in Detroit.

Student Ventures Bootcamp

One-day entrepreneurship and technology bootcamp designed to expose 150-Detroit High School students to the world of technology, entrepreneurship, coding and startups.


Canvas: 10/16-10/20

10/16: Detroit Pop-up Dinner
10/17-10/19: ‘Hack the D’ – Detroit City Hackathon
10/20: Re-Brand the City: Visual Branding + Photo Project

Conference: 10/21

10/21: Brand Camp Conference + Pitch Competition – Hosted by Brand Camp

Catalyst: 10/22-10/23

10/22: Student Technology Bootcamp – Hosted by Student Ventures
10/23: Technology Panel – Hosted by BuildUP

Brand Camp Conference Location

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Michigan Science Center 5020 John R. Street Detroit, MI 48202


We are excited to have sponsors that support the grow of tech and entrepreneurship in our region.
Without our partners Brand Camp isn’t possible. Thank you!






If you are interested in becoming a sponsor contact Hajj Flemings at hajj@brandcampsummit.com.


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