First-Ever Smart Kitchen Summit announces full schedule + start-up "cook-off" pitch competition

With a full day of panels featuring visionaries at Amazon, Moen, Jarden, Microsoft, June and Plated, the Smart Kitchen Summit features the convergence of tech, culinary and commerce in the most important room in the house.

Seattle, WA - August 6, 2015 - The Smart Kitchen Summit, the first and only connected kitchen event to tackle the technology and design convergence that's changing how we eat, buy, store and interact with our food, announces the schedule of panels, speakers and start-up "cook-off" pitch competition. The Smart Kitchen Summit will bring together start-ups, leaders and innovators for a day-long event on November 5, 2015 at Sodo Park in Seattle.

The panels, which include "The Connected Appliance Opportunity" with Jarden president Alejandro Pena and "The Subscription Kitchen" featuring Plated CEO Nick Taranto cover an broad range of topics all related to our kitchens and how technology is transforming their form and function in our lives. Panelists will touch on the home brewing revolution, food commerce, emerging kitchen technologies, smart design and reinventing the cookbook as we know it. 

Check out the list of world-class speakers along with a full list of panels and descriptions.

The event will finish with the first inaugural Smart Kitchen Startup Cook-Off, where entrepreneurs with the next great idea in the connected kitchen can pitch their concept, product and company to the leading voices in the IoT and connected kitchen hardware community. 

Smart kitchen startups with the next great idea in the connected kitchen, can apply online- deadline to enter is September 4. Winners will get engineering and business mentorship from both Highway1 and Lemnos Labs, two of most respected hardware incubators in Silicon Valley.

For more information, visit the Smart Kitchen Summit website and to stay up to date on the latest additions to the agenda, follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

About Smart Kitchen Summit

The Smart Kitchen Summit is the premiere event from NextMarket Insights, a strategy and research firm focused on emerging technologies, advising clients in the area of smart and connected home and emerging personal technologies such as wearables, digital entertainment and distribution. Founded by smart home expert & veteran analyst Michael Wolf, NextMarket specializes in product strategy, mergers & acquisitions, marketing and syndicated and custom research in these areas. Nextmarket Insights is also home to Technology.FM, the podcast network for such shows as The Smart Home Show, Home: On and HomeTech.FM. 


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