Quest Science Center to Host Tri-Valley Innovation Fair at Exhibition Center | New
This year’s Tri-Valley Innovation Fair is scheduled to be held by the Quest Science Center at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in September, the nonprofit recently announced.
The event encourages the community to explore science and technology through hands-on experiences and first-hand testimonials of new innovations from the Tri-Valley.
“The Tri-Valley Innovation Fair 2021 will feature fun and engaging activities, interactive experiences, exciting demonstrations and more,” said Richard Peterson, event manager and president / CEO of the US Cultural Heritage Marketing Council. “The importance of coming together for community enrichment programs like the Innovation Fair is more critical than ever. “
Local businesses and innovations in life sciences, advanced manufacturing, cloud computing, agricultural technology, energy, transportation and more will be showcased, and skills in many of these areas will be presented.
In the past, the event was held in downtown Livermore at the Bankhead Theater. This year, Quest officials said they have taken the public health situation into account and have partnered with Alameda County Fairgrounds to provide an open and safer environment for the community.
“It is important for Quest to be welcoming and accessible to people from all walks of life with a central and familiar location that has a large flexible indoor and outdoor exhibition space for exhibitors and can adapt to health guidelines as well. evolving public this year, ”said Monya Lane, CEO of Quest Science Center said in a statement.
“Planning the event with the Alameda County Fairgrounds was the perfect solution and they were a great partner every step of the way,” she added.
With 2,000 to 2,500 visitors expected from the Tri-Valley and Bay area, Quest and the fairgrounds are closely monitoring state and federal health and safety regulations and planning to adjust the event if necessary.
The Innovation Fair will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on September 18. Entrance is free for visitors but registration is required. The event is open to all ages and food trucks will be available for food and drink. Interested participants can access the exhibition grounds by the Wheels bus system or by car with parking on site.
Participants can expect to meet and speak with professional scientists, engineers, innovators, educators, business leaders and explore skills in different STEM fields to further develop their own careers.
Although a number of local businesses and laboratories are already participating in the event this year, the Quest Science Center is inviting more sponsors or exhibitors to join them at the show.
Businesses, businesses, organizations, nonprofits and more can reserve space at the show by sending an email [email protected] in which a registration form will be sent to be completed. Applications are approved on the basis of a “single sign-on to STEAM innovations”. Each booth has a registration fee of $ 500 and may require higher costs, such as for additional power supply.
You can find more information on how to be a sponsor or exhibitor of the 2021 Tri-Valley Innovation Fair at www.quest-science.org.