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April 1-5, 2019  //  HATCH Mexico Oct 2-6, 2019  //  HATCH Montana June 2020  //  HATCH Europe
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What exactly is ?

HATCH is a community, movement, and a series of experiences designed to ACTIVATE CREATIVITY to HATCH a better world. Since 2003, HATCH experience is a four day annual retreat meets summit offered to 100 of the most provocative innovators, inventors, and cultural catalysts, across a wide range of disciplines.

Attendees who are invited each year cover a wide swath of humanity - Oscar-winning filmmakers, Grammy-winning Musicians, CEO’s and Founders of diverse companies and non- profits, designers from IDEO, NASA, Google, and a wide range of hackers, inventors, educators, disruptors, and mavericks.

This cross-pollinated alchemy of global perspectives, allows thought leaders to re-ignite their creative vision... and opens them up to a new a network for life. The outcome has lead to hundreds new projects and collaborations, and ongoing mentorship opportunities.   Learn more

Why does exist?

Reversing the Creativity Crisis

Creativity is the magic ingredient in building a bright future. HATCH is driven to infuse every member of the HATCH community by: uniting disruptors and mavericks, cross-pollinating diverse people and ideas, and creating experiences that activate the creator inside each and every person.  Learn more about the Creativity Crisis

360° Mentorship

Mentoring is a Hatch cornerstone. HATCH is built around meaningful relationships. What began as top-down mentorship has evolved into a ‘360’ mentorship approach; bottom-up and peer to peer. We encourage — if not expect — all HATCH community members to mentor, share, and challenge one another.  Learn more about 360° Mentorships


You will be .

Each year, the HATCH group is diverse and includes artists, inventors, award-winning authors, grammy-winning musicians, filmmakers, technologists, CEOs, social impact change makers, designers, and more.

“Imagine gathering up a hundred innovators, artists, makers, creators, educators, risk-takers, influencers, and mavericks... people who want to shake the world by its ankles. And are destined to.

Imagine them in a room together, teased out of their cocoons, grids off, brains on, glass flying everywhere: A NASA engineer tackles a problem for an entrepreneur. A scientist cracks open an idea for music distribution. An ad executive delivers insight to a health-care play. An inventor, architect, and designer sketching new models for education... Imagine that. Or just find yourself at HATCH.”


“I have been to the world’s top conferences and retreats, but I have never been surrounded, by people - and an environment so powerful as HATCH. I am re-HATCHed”


”This meeting of visionaries is the most real life example of the adage "come as a stranger, leave as a friend" that I have been involved in - a family is formed, and through the influence of others, one’s path becomes more meaningful.”


“Quite simply, HATCH makes us more dangerous. The companies that send their best and brightest to HATCH dramatically benefit from them returning refueled, re-energized, on the forefront of what’s next, and full of new collaboration opportunities. HATCH makes us more valuable to our work, ourselves, and the world.”


In the mountains of .

Big Sky, MT — Consistently named one of the best towns in America by publications such as Outdoor Magazine, Business Week, USA Today, New York Times, Forbes, and more. Big Sky is an epicenter of creativity and innovation, and home to Montana State University. The area is a destination for some of the world’s most coveted fly-fishing, and was the central location for “A River Runs Through It.” Southwest Montana is a cultural and scenic oasis, and is only an hour outside of the stunning Yellowstone Park. Within the last decade, Montana has also become a place where innovators like Bill Gates, Justin Timberlake, Peter Chernin, and Larry Ellison converge to re-calibrate on how they are impacting the world.


April 1-5, 2019  //  HATCH Mexico Oct 2-6, 2019  //  HATCH Montana June 2020  //  HATCH Europe
Invite Only – Apply Now
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