Uncover what’s possible when innovation and music collide! 

Innovation Festival is Kansas City’s opportunity to mingle with cutting-edge innovators across science and tech while unlocking the connection between music and science.


What is your refund policy?

Badges for Innovation Festival are non-refundable. No refunds or exchanges will be honored. Innovation Festival is a multi-day, rain or shine event. Programming for Innovation Festival is not limited to a specific artist or speaker. Speakers, presenters, artists, and programming are all subject to change.


Conference Badge cancellations submitted by June 1, 2024 will be fully refundable and will not be charged a cancellation fee. Conference Badge Cancellations received between June 1, 2024 and June 30, 2024 will be charged a $75.00 fee. 


Conference Badge Cancellations received on or after July 1, 2024 will be entirely non-refundable. 


If the event is canceled due to unforeseen circumstances, the Innovation Festival team will share updates as they are available. Innovation Festival is not liable for any fees incurred by participants/attendees. Speakers, presenters, artists, and programming are all subject to change.

Please contact info@theinnovationfestival.com with any additional questions.

Where will the conference programming be held?


Will there be handicap accessible facilities?

Accessibility and inclusion are some of the pillars of everything we do. We strive to provide a non-discriminatory venue and welcoming environment for all guests. For guest service inquiries related to Innovation Festival accessibility requests and disabilities, please reach out to us at info@theinnovationfestival.com.

What happens if it rains?

Innovation Festival is a rain or shine event. Badges purchased are for the entire festival and not for a specific aspect of the event, unless stated otherwise. Refunds will not be issued if particular portions of the event are impacted by inclement weather.

Is there a conference agenda?

Yes! Keep an eye on the “Conference” tab of our website to stay in the loop.

What items can I bring?


  • blanket or ground tarp (no larger than 6’ x 8’), 
  • clear small bags and backpacks no bigger than 12” x 12” (subject to search; an exception will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection)
  • factory-sealed water bottles (one per person up to 1 liter each)
  • strollers
  • small cameras and smartphones

Not Permitted (Leave these at home!): 

  • outside food or beverages
  • glass containers 
  • coolers/thermoses 
  • flags and flag poles
  • umbrellas or tents (anything view obstructing) 
  • chairs
  • video and audio recording equipment 
  • professional cameras
  • selfie sticks and GoPros
  • pets (service animals exempt)
  • wagons/skateboards/Segways
  • weapons/illicit drugs/contraband
  • balls/frisbees/projectiles/fireworks-pyrotechnics
I’m interested in speaking or presenting a poster at Innovation Festival. What should I do?

Join our mailing list to learn when the speaker application opens up!

I’d like to be an exhibitor at Innovation Festival. What are my options?

Innovation Festival exhibitor tables are $500 each. If you have additional questions please reach out to info@theinnovationfestival.com or visit theinnovationfestival.com/sponsor

How do I get a press/photo pass or an interview with the Innovation Festival masterminds?

You can submit press pass inquiries or email interview requests with the subject line, “PRESS” to info@theinnovationfestival.com

I’m interested in Sponsoring. What should I do?

View our sponsorship packages via the “Sponsorship” tab of our website. We’d love to have you involved!

Are cameras/recording equipment permitted?

Small cameras and smartphones are OK to enter the venue. No professional equipment will be allowed into the venue. Professional is defined as any camera with a detachable lens. No tripods, GoPros, or selfie sticks allowed. Audio and video recording devices are not permitted. Innovation Festival will be recording select live performances. 


If you are interested in acquiring a press pass for the festival, please email info@theinnovationfestival.com with “PRESS” in the subject line and we’ll be in touch! 

Covid-19 Vaccination Policy

Innovation Festival will abide by all local ordinances and safety guidelines regarding covid-19.