Join us this summer for FEEcon 2019 from June 13–15 in Atlanta, GA at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. Register now or sign up to get updates on registration, scholarships, speakers, exclusive discounts, and more!
FEEcon is an annual event designed just for you. Rising visionaries and innovators meet in Atlanta to celebrate liberty and empower a new generation of entrepreneurs.
We bring together professionals, industry leaders, scholars, coders, philanthropists, and students for a 3-day journey of discovery, connection, empowerment, and fun. Whatever you need to bring your creative vision to life - skills, mentors, or a kick in the pants - you’ll find the tools at FEEcon.
FEEcon 2018 was a smash success, and we’re packing the 2019 schedule with everything you loved (or missed out on!) last year, plus even more chances to network, learn, and get inspired.
Affordable access to all standard keynotes, breakouts, and social events
Access to all standard keynotes, breakouts, and social events
Premium access to special events and perks for the ultimate FEEcon experience
Much more than a conference, FEEcon is a transformative, unforgettable experience. Meet with like-minded professionals and get inspired for the tough tasks of the thought economy. It’s a networking dinner, a job fair, a think tank, a startup incubator, and a raucous party rolled into one.
We're selecting 2019 speakers who are passionate about bringing big ideas to the forefront of the conversation.
Dewitt Jones is a world-class photojournalist, motion picture director, and published author. Having spent twenty years photographing stories for National Geographic, he has truly earned his reputation as one of America's top professional photographers.
Her current product line, manufactured in Senegal, is Skin is Skin, a lip balm dedicated to reducing racial discrimination. Named as one of Forbes "20 Youngest Power Women in Africa," recently featured in the FEE documentary, "Made in Mekhe" and recently did a TEDTalk titled “Why it’s too hard to start a business in Africa – and how to change it.”
Bryan Kelley wasn't always a successful CEO. After spending nearly half of his life in prison, Kelley graduated from the Prison Entrepreneurship Program, a non-profit organization that greatly reduces recidivism and helps heal broken lives through its entrepreneurship boot camp and re-entry programs. Kelley now serves in a role he likes to think of as “Chief Empowerment Officer.
Austin Wintory is a Grammy-nominated video game and film score composer best known for writing the score for Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed Syndicate. Outside of games, Austin maintains a busy concert composing schedule and serves on the Board of Directors for the non-profit Education Through Music.
Lawrence W. (“Larry”) Reed, FEE’s President since 2008, is a renowned champion for liberty. His writings have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the Baltimore Sun, among many others. Larry's most recent book is Real Heroes: Inspiring True Stories of Courage, Character and Conviction and his radio show “The Reed Hour” airs on the Loving Liberty Network every Tuesday.
Zilvinas Silenas will become President of the Foundation for Economic Education this April. He served from 2012-2019 as the President of the Lithuanian Free Market Institute (LFMI), bringing the organization to the forefront of Lithuanian public discourse. In 2017, he was named the most quoted opinion leader in Lithuania. Under his leadership, LFMI won two prestigious Templeton Freedom Awards.
Check out these captivating keynotes from previous FEEcons.
Musician and entrepreneur Tina Guo delivers a breath-taking rendition of her Wonder Woman theme, then tells the riveting story of her journey to make herself into the world-renowned musician she is today.
Scott Harrison went from NYC night club promoter to iconic philanthropist following a humanitarian trip to Liberia. His mission? To provide clean drinking water to every person in the world.
Your last chance to get in on this is by midnight on June 10th, 2019!
If you’re interested in entrepreneurship or exploring economic thinking, this is for you! Whether you’ve studied the principles of liberty for years or you haven’t taken your first economics class, we welcome participants of all levels of experience.
You're still important to us! A gracious group of donors has offered us a limited number of stipends for students.
Cancellations may be initiated via Eventbrite by logging into your account and selecting View Order Details. The cancellation deadline is May 14, 2019 to get a full refund. All cancellations made after the deadline are non-refundable.
You can take advantage of the large block of hotel rooms we reserved at a discounted rate. The Marriott Marquis has a limited number of rooms, so we suggest you book early to secure yours. If you choose to Airbnb just make sure it’s not too far and is easily accessible to the hotel.
We suggest reserving from June 13th to June 16th, 2019 in order to attend all FEEcon events.
If you experience any issues booking within the Marriott Marquis Atlanta FEEcon room block, please contact the Marriott Reservations team at 404-521-0000 or toll-free at 1-888-855-5701.
Check-in begins on Thursday, June 13th from
If you are not staying close to the Marriott Marquis, the hotel is easily accessible via MARTA Transit; you will want to get off at the Peachtree Center Station and follow the directions provided.
Unless you’re ballin’, we encourage you to do this! It’s a great way to network and fully
We’re 100% focused on bringing you a rockstar convention, so we're leaving you to your own devices to find a roommate that you like and to get things squared away with the hotel.
Already thinking about food, huh? Hungry much? Rest assured, we’ll provide coffee and bagels or pastries for breakfast every morning and heavy hors-d'oeuvres during both the Thursday night Kick-off Event and the Saturday night Closing Ceremony. There are several dining options within walking distance as well as within the hotel. Please take a look at the available options.
For our VIP guests, we have an assortment of delicious meals lined up for you! You can find all the information on your itinerary. Interested in upgrading?
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A gracious group of donors has offered us a limited number of travel stipends that are solely devoted to international students! (Sorry, all international stipends have been given out!)
Your first step will be to contact the US Embassy or Consulate in your country and find out what options are available to you and their requirements. Be sure to do this as soon as possible as it may take a few weeks or months to complete the process. Once registered, if you need a letter from FEE to bring to the embassy to help with the visa process, please submit a request. If you’re still having trouble and need some guidance, shoot us an email.
Business casual attire for all sessions and social events, and cocktail attire for the VIP Dinner. While we’re not a bunch of corporate bigwigs, you do want to dress to impress. You might meet your co-founder here, or come across your next big opportunity!
The Marriott Marquis Atlanta has valet parking which enables guests to have their vehicle parked in a secure underground parking garage. You can access the valet parking from Peachtree Center Ave.
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