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Former Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, who was named CEO of Uber earlier this month, speaks at the 2016 GeekWire Summit. Check out the agenda for the 2017 Summit here. (GeekWire Photo / Dan DeLong)

The GeekWire Summit is just around the corner, and we’ve got an amazing lineup of speakers, parties and other fun surprises in store. If you’ve not yet purchased your tickets for this exciting event, now is the time to act as late-bird pricing takes effect next week.

Prices will increase on Monday, Oct. 2, so go here to grab your tickets today.

This will be the biggest GeekWire Summit on record as more than 800 people join us over two days to talk about everything from artificial intelligence to immigration to cancer research.

The fun Inventions We Love series will return at the 2017 GeekWire Summit with even more compelling hardware startups. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota)

Scheduled speakers for the 2017 GeekWire Summit include: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella; Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson; Amazon Alexa and Echo Devices VP Toni Reid; theBoardlist founder Sukhinder Singh Cassidy; Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson; Instacart CEO Apoorva Mehta; and many more. Full agenda available under the “agenda” tab on the GeekWire Summit registration site.

We’re also excited to welcome Bloomberg TV, which is the official broadcast partner of the 2017 GeekWire Summit. Bloomberg will be broadcasting from the event, conducting interviews with many of the business and tech leaders as they leave the Summit stage.

This year’s event also features plenty of chances to mix and mingle, including a welcome party at the newly-renovated Living Computers Museum + Labs in Seattle’s Sodo neighborhood on the evening of Oct. 9th (check out what computers used to look like!) and the Capital One rooftop party at Frolik on the evening of Oct. 10th. When you purchase your pass to the Summit, you receive access to those parties, in addition to the awesome fireside chats, lunch programs and exhibitor hall.

Also, just a reminder: The GeekWire Summit event app is now live. Go here to access our mobile event guide.

A big thanks to our title GeekWire Summit title sponsor: Bank of America.

Also, thanks to gold sponsors: BaiduBoeingCapital OneSirqulHomeAdvisorWave BusinessWSGRExtraHopZillow Group and Dragonchain.

And a shout out to our silver sponsors and supporting sponsors: Living Computers Museum + LabsVulcanK2MozWGU WashingtonBest BuyAvalaraEYIntellectual VenturesNortheastern UniversityUPS ConnectAlexandriaCrayGlobal Innovation Exchange and EPAM.

And thanks to our exhibitors: OfferUpPerkins CoieWashington State Opportunity ScholarshipNintexWeWorkReachNowCloudEnablersAcumaticaValidarGWATAInternap and TAG.

And thanks to our partners: BloombergKUOWBootstrapper StudiosStridelineAlaska AirlinesALLtechKiller InfographicsName Brand Promotions and Sharp.

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