eMerge Americas, a venture-backed platform transforming Miami into a global tech hub, proudly celebrates a decade of transformational work shaping the future of tech and innovation. As the premier annual tech event in Miami, FL, eMerge Americas 2024 is gearing up to be the biggest and best conference in the company’s history. The event will take place at the Miami Beach Convention Center on April 18 – 19, 2024.

“I am thrilled to celebrate such a momentous milestone with the South Florida tech ecosystem,” said Melissa Medina, chief executive officer and president of eMerge Americas. “Watching this community, past and current partners, and our friends grow with us over the past decade has been an honor. I’m excited to celebrate past achievements, hold steadfast in the present, and see what the future holds for eMerge Americas.”

eMerge Americas 2024 will highlight a range of new and expanded features on the expo floor, including:

  • AI Village: A new addition to the event, the AI Village will showcase dozens of AI solutions providers, ranging from startups to cutting-edge global organizations. Additionally, there will be a dedicated AI Theater featuring round-the-clock programming.

  • Startup Alley: Positioned at the heart of the expo floor, Startup Alley will feature 110 startups across various sectors, such as fintech, healthtech, edtech, climate tech, cybersecurity, and more.

  • eMerge International Pavilion: The expansion of the eMerge International Pavilion will represent more than a dozen countries spanning North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. It will provide a platform for over 100 startups and tech companies to showcase their innovations.

  • eMerge Health Innovation Hub: Powered by UHealth/Jackson, this expansive hub will serve as a connection point for healthcare providers seeking the latest tech solutions, ultimately advancing the future of health technology – a rapidly growing industry.

  • Co-located Events: Returning to the conference is VC Latam Summit, attracting more than 500 venture capitalists from Latin America, and REACT Miami, gathering more than 500 developers and engineers. Both promise to enrich eMerge 2024 with diverse and dynamic audiences.

“This is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate with our founding partners, current and past sponsors, and colleagues,” said Diane Vidoni, chief operating officer of eMerge Americas. “I’m honored to continue building on the growth of eMerge Americas as a powerful force leading the South Florida community.”

Over the course of two days, thought leaders from around the world will take the stage. Among them, keynote speaker and futurist Peter Diamandis, founder and executive chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation, executive founder of Singularity University, and four-time New York Times bestselling author. Diamandis holds a special place in eMerge Americas’ history, as he served as the inaugural keynote speaker for the conference in 2014. Diamandis will share his insights on how powerful technologies such as synthetic biology, cloud computing, AI and robotics, and biotechnology are transforming the innovation landscape.

Other speakers include:

  • Armando Pérez: A GRAMMY®-winning independent international superstar and accomplished business entrepreneur, professionally known as Pitbull.

  • Reshma Saujani: The esteemed founder of Girls Who Code and an internationally acclaimed bestselling author.

  • Kathryn Finney: A prominent investor, acclaimed Wall Street Journal bestselling author, and founding and managing general partner at Genius Guild.

Several prominent companies are set to make their return for eMerge 2024, reaffirming their commitment to this premier tech event. Among those returning are industry giants such as SVB, BIP Ventures, Dell, and Google. Additionally, more than 50 partners have already committed to sponsoring the event, a testament to the conference’s growing influence in the tech and innovation ecosystem. eMerge Americas’ founding partners, including Florida Funders, Miami-Dade County, Greenberg Traurig, and Miami Herald, continue to play a pivotal role in shaping and driving the success of the conference.

To learn more about eMerge Americas, please visit emergeamericas.com.