Lineup For 2014 Boston Idea Week Announced

Ribbon cutting for MassChallenge’s new building. SCREENSHOT

Getting bored of your daily routine? If so, you’re in luck: Boston Idea Week (June 11-19) has just announced the lineupfor this year’s event.

According to its website, Boston Idea Week (BIW) is meant to “show off Boston as a hub for innovation and creative thought, bringing together the region’s change-makers, creative thinkers, entrepreneurs and cultural enthusiasts in order to foster, collaborate and celebrate new ideas.’’

The Mayor’s Office Press Release said that Boston Idea Week (BIW) is a joint collaboration of the City of Boston, the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, and the region’s “change makers.’’


The events begin today at MassChallenge, a startup company accelerator, which will have an open house from 6:00-8:00 p.m. to celebrate the opening of their new Innovation and Design Building.

Other events throughout the week include the following:

1.BostInno State of Innovation Forum

2. 44th Annual Boston Pride Parade

3. Health and Fitness Expo

4. 2nd Annual Entrepreneur Games

5. The World’s Tallest Ice Luge

Mayor Walsh stated in the press release: “Ideas and innovation are at the core of Boston’s identity, and supporting the work of entrepreneurs across our neighborhoods is crucial to our city’s economy.’’


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