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Are you a Silicon Beach rockstar? Are you passionate about your community? Would you like to develop innovative solutions that are relevant both to Santa Monica and cities everywhere?

Go behind the scenes with the experts at City Hall and collaborate with some of the best and brightest technology companies in town to usher in the next generation of local government. We have broad goals to achieve in the areas of community, mobility, and civic engagement. Will you join us?

The Contest: 2017

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{Hack the Beach} is a series of micro-festivals bringing together Santa Monica's best tech innovators with local civic leaders.


We want to work together to explore the big issues facing our community and discuss ways that technology can transform Santa Monica.


{Hack the Beach} is a community, a collaboration of minds and makers, led by an intrepid team of partners.

Upcoming Events

The Contest: Final Judging Night

Each Finalist will give their final pitch directly to the judges and the rest of the community. Judges will deliberate to select a winner.

Dec 13 2017 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Cross Campus
929 Colorado Avenue


Our Partners

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