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Where does Fifteen Seconds USA take place?

Fifteen Seconds USA takes place at Cobo Center, 1 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226. Find it on Google Maps: http://bit.ly/FS-USA-Location

At the Festival

Can I bring a +1 to the after-show party?

No, the access is restricted to participants with a festival wristband and requires a valid festival ticket (Festival Pass, Festival Pass Plus, Press Pass, Startup Pass, Student Pass, Crew Pass).

Is there a dresscode?

No. Come as you are.


What is Fifteen Seconds USA?

Fifteen Seconds is Europe’s leading interdisciplinary business festival. Currently, we’re going global. We’re coming to Detroit to host a business conference, done differently: no egos, no agendas, no bullshit. Rather an immersive two-day experience designed to make everyone involved grow. Fifteen Seconds USA gathers a global community of 2,000 visionaries from the fields of marketing, advertising, media, technology, digital, HR, and leadership to network, learn, and get inspired.

For whom is the festival designed and who attends?

The festival targets all future-oriented people with critical thinking that seek inspiration, knowledge, and are eager to make new contacts. It gathers visionaries from various disciplines and industries and is designed for everyone who feels addressed.

What topics are covered at the festival?

These are the festival topics covered by speakers from global brands: Marketing, Sales, Advertising, Leadership, Talent, Culture, Media, Publishing, Journalism, Digital, Disruption, Technology.

What to expect at the festival?

The festival is an immersive 48 hour experience designed for inspiration, knowledge-transfer, and networking, all at the intersection of business, innovation, and creativity for 2,000 visionaries from various disciplines. A business conference, done differently, with five interdisciplinary stages for 80+ speakers from globally successful brands and a 130,000 square foot expo area featuring around 60 innovative partner companies.

Can I apply for speaking or suggest a speaker?

Yes, please send your proposal including your topic to cp@fifteenseconds.co, our speaker & program management is happy to look into it.

How can I become a sponsor and/or exhibit at the festival?

Please send your request to partnerships@fifteenseconds.co, we’re happy to look into it.