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Challenge Festival Health Gala


The Challenge Festival is presented by 1776 & Philips.

Many thanks to MedStar Health, Presenting Sponsor, and American College of Cardiology, Gold Sponsor, of the Health Day during the Challenge Festival.

Join the VIPs of the health world at a rooftop gala under the stars where you’ll get to mingle with the most interesting thought leaders and entrepreneurs with ideas revolutionizing the industry globally. Wonder how to build a health system from scratch? Or develop a technology so game changing it could prolong life by decades? You’ll meet the people behind these startups at this signature event.

The Health Gala follows the Challenge Cup Health Semifinals and celebrates the two semifinalist winners who will move on to the Challenge Cup Global Finals on Saturday, May 16th with $50,000 already won and another $100,000 at stake.

Dress code: Startup friendly.

Heavy Hors D’oeuvres and drinks will be provided.

Location: Warner Theatre Rooftop – 1299 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

There will be bus transportation for guests traveling from the Challenge Festival Health Semifinals to the Health Gala. Buses will run back and forth between Lansburgh Theater and the gala location; the final bus to Lansburgh will leave the gala location at 10:15 p.m.

Valet: Complimentary valet parking will be provided
Closest Metro: Metro Center (Blue/Orange/Silver/Red Lines), 2 blocks from the venue