SUP-X, a national expo for startup entrepreneurs and investors Feb. 16-17 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center, will hold kickoff parties Thursday in Miami and Jan. 14 in Boca Raton.
The Miami kickoff event will be 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Building Co, 120 SW 8th St., Miami. Two winners of a startup competition will be announced that will represent Miami in the SUP-X startup competition semi-finals. The startups were nominated by investment and mentorship organizations in the community. The event cost is $15 and tickets can be purchased at eventbrite.com.
The Boca Raton kickoff will be 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at FAU Tech Runway, 901 NW 35th St., also with a startup competition, and tickets will be available on eventbrite soon, said organizer Bob Fitts.
Two-day tickets to February's SUP-X event are $149 until Jan. 15, and then the price goes up. Single-day tickets are currently $59. SUP-X will hold a Women's Forum and workshops in addition to keynote speakers and panels. More information: www.sup-x.org.