Detroit Fashion Hackathon – Friday, April 20th, 2018

    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.

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    Event Detail

    The hackathon agenda starts Friday, April 20th @ 5:30pm and will conclude on Sunday, April 22nd @ 3:00pm with the announcement of the winning team.

    LTU Detroit Center for Design + Technology
    4219 Woodward Avenue
    Detroit, MI 48201 United States

    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.

    Contact Us

    We would love to chat! Please send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.