Detroit Fashion Hackathon – Friday, April 20th, 2018

20/Apr/2018 @ 05:30 PM 22/Apr/2018 @ 03:00 PM LTU Detroit Center for Design + Technology 4219 Woodward Avenue Detroit, MI 48201 United States
Join us for Detroit’s 1st fashion innovation challenge, a 36 hour weekend hackathon! This year, we are breaking new ground – merging makers, creatives and technology passions to create new solutions to real problems that are facing the industry and our sponsors. All skills and fashions are welcome – all you need is an idea and the passion to create a proof of concept! Winning teams will be eligible for over $1000+ in cash and in-kind prizes with access to the city’s best mentors and industry experts.

For more detailed information about the event and supporting companies, visit the website at www.detroitfashionhackathon.com

Platinum & Technical Sponsors

Swag Sponsors

Hosts & Community Partners


What is the structure?

A hackathon is a 36 hr weekend sprint challenge that brings together passions across a number of disciplines to solve real problems facing brands in the industry. The event structure is best described as an “invention marathon” with the goal of building a working prototype to present to the judges.

Who can participate?

Anyone who is passionate about fashion! We are looking for teams and/or free agents who are creators, designers, developers and data enthusiasts. Teams will have access to industry experts and mentors to help them move from ideation to prototype.