The conference each year donates 100 percent of the event’s net proceeds. Officials said the donated funds are presented in the form of scholarships, endowments for higher education technology programs and organizations that demonstrate technology-related needs. Gateway to Innovation has donated nearly $1.7 million since its first conference in 2006. This year’s conference, which was held in May, drew 1,500 attendees.
More Than $1.3 Million Through 2017
Gateway to Innovation is more than a one day conference. It is the culmination of activities that happen within the IT community week in and week out. It is a celebration of IT success and has impacted the community with more than $1,300,000 in donations to technology initiatives in the St. Louis community.