Fast Company Grill

March 8-11, 2019 / Austin, TX

The ultimate destination for influencers, the Fast Company Grill is an inspiring oasis for leading innovative thinkers to connect, create, and kick back in an exclusive, relaxed setting.

Located just two blocks from the Austin Convention Center, the Grill is home base for Fast Company’s editors and 2,000 of our most creative community members, featuring:

  • Lunch and afternoon happy hours daily

  • Unique content bringing to life our popular franchises including Most Innovative Companies, Most Creative People, World Changing Ideas, and Innovation by Design

  • Exclusive new product demos, tastings, and interactive experiences, curated with our industry-leading partners

  • Unparalleled networking with the most creative minds on the ground in Austin

  • In the midst of a high-energy week, #FCGrill is your oasis!


The Fast Company Grill is open the following days and times:

Friday, March 8: 10:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday, March 9: 10:30 AM – 5:20 PM
Sunday, March 10: 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Monday, March 11: 10:30 – 4:30 PM

Talks include:A Conversation With Actor Matthew McConaughey And Michael Acton Smith, One-On-One With Rep. Will Hurd, The Power Of Play, and more. 

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Matthew McConaughey
Academy Award-Winning Actor and Founder,
just keep livin Foundation​

Michael Acton Smith
Cofounder and co-CEO,

Pamela Adlon
Executive Producer, Writer, Director, Actor
Better Things

Will Hurd
U.S. Representative,
Texas’s 23rd Congressional District 

Phylicia Rashad
Award-Winning Actress,
Creed and The Cosby Show


Tarell Alvin McCraney
Academy Award–Winning writer; creator,
David Makes Man 

Tina Perry
Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN)

Sarah Jones Simmer

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