How AI and Digital Transformation are Sweeping the Heartland

This event has been postponed. 

Check back for more details regarding the updated BLUEPRINT 2020 announcement soon. 

Green Bay, WI and its surrounding region are having a moment right now; the culmination of a history of innovation, investments, and applications of leading-edge tech capabilities resulting in a thriving tech economy.

This year’s event will showcase the unique ways that Green Bay is poised to make an impact: at the local, national, and international level.


Four Areas of Focus

Technology Innovations

Technology innovations in the region’s manufacturing, transport-logistics, agriculture, healthcare industries, and more

Tech & Venture Investments

Large tech and venture investments with a Midwest twist

Future of Work Solutions

Future of work solutions from startups, public-private partnerships, and more

Public Policy & Leadership

Public policy and leadership for Heartland digital transformation 

Who should attend?

Tech company executives exploring expansion opportunities outside of the coasts

All executives interested in impacting job prosperity across America

Investors looking to grow their investments beyond the traditional coastal hubs

Socially-minded entrepreneurs looking to help with positive-impact social engineering

National, state, and local government leaders looking to develop policies that will accelerate growth in the heartland 

Economic development professionals looking to showcase their region to technology companies, investors and talent

Day 1:

Several tours of Green Bay will be offered followed by a kick-off reception welcoming all attendees at Lambeau Field, home of the Green Bay Packers.

Day 2:

Inspirational keynotes, regional innovation stories and panel discussions accompanied by several small-group working sessions with all participants.

Day 3:

Bringing together all of Day 2’s work in a Town Hall format, announcements of critical new initiatives, and visionary keynote.

BLUEPRINT Reno laid the groundwork for accelerating tech prosperity across America with higher-paying jobs. BLUEPRINT Green Bay will continue this conversation with a focus on how transformative technologies are disrupting industries across the heartland and how communities can best prepare.


 Join us in Green Bay Wisconsin and get a first-hand look at how this region is embracing innovation and transforming its local economy.  Discover what this heartland region is doing to innovate across numerous industries such as healthcare, sports, agriculture, and manufacturing.   

1265 Lombardi Ave, Green Bay, WI 54304

Green Bay, Wisconsin | Lambeau Field



VentureBeat's BLUEPRINT event will showcase leading companies, brands and regions that are embracing technology innovation and disrupting industries. If you are interested in sharing your transformative tech story, let us know. 


If you are interested in showcasing your brand and thought leadership, get in touch on the opportunities available.   

 BLUEPRINT Green Bay Partners

Deputy Director of Education and Workforce Development

Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing

Steve Catt

Managing Director

Koch Disruptive Technologies

Chief Operating Officer

The Flatiron School

John McElligott

Futurist, CEO

York Exponential

Deputy Asst. to the President for Technology Policy

The White House

Executive Chairman & CEO

Opportunity Hub

Past BLUEPRINT Speakers

Tim O'Reilly

Founder, Chairman

O'Reilly Media

Michael Ronen

Founding Partner

Softbank Vision Fund

Kate Behncken

Microsoft TechSpark Initiative


Ira Ehrenpreis

Co-founder and Managing Partner

DBL Ventures


Rise of Rest Seed Fund, Revolution

Anna Mason

Chris Enslin

VP Tech Modernization


Esther Dyson

Executive Founder

Way to Wellville

Jessie Haines

Grow with Google


Mark Muro

Senior Fellow, Policy Director

Brookings Institution