One Day Tour

Silicon Valley Tech Tour

The Silicon Valley Tech Tour is a unique one-day experience. Designed for those who come to Silicon Valley to learn about new technologies, it also offers unparalleled access to the Valley's "secret sauce": disruptive startups. 

On this tour you’ll visit the most innovative companies operating today in Silicon Valley and get hands-on experience with cutting-edge technologies. Getting up to speed on the major trends in the fields of Internet of Things, Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Drones and Robotics comes as standard. 

Join the Tech Tour and meet the founders and CEOs who are transforming industries. Hear insider stories of their greatest successes and failures. 

  • One-day experience
  • Runs every Friday
About the host

At Silicon Valley Innovation Center our mission is to help global businesses accelerate transformation. Through our unique innovation tours, executive immersion programs, corporate strategy sessions, startup showcases and executive conferences we can connect your organization to some of the most exciting technology companies and startups Silicon Valley has to offer. 

Our customers include Fortune 500 companies, board directors of multi-billion dollar corporations, corporate executives, business owners and government leaders from Silicon Valley and beyond.

A unique Silicon Valley experience you'll never forget!

Inspirational Insights

Discover powerful new ideas about the future of your industry by interacting with like-minded participants, speakers and Silicon Valley insiders.

Practical Takeaways

Tap into the wealth of experience Silicon Valley has to offer. Experience disruptive new technologies and find out how they’ll effect your business.

Experiential Learning

Learn from real-life stories of success and failure from local innovators, startups and entrepreneurs.

Hands-on Experience

See technology demos and test new products first-hand. Be first to try out the latest innovations. Witness the future today.

Program Outline

What's Included in the tour?

(Agenda is subject to change without notice)

Schedule

  • 09:00 am - 10:00 am

    Keynote speech

    “The future of business” and Q&A by innovation strategist of Silicon Valley Innovation Center at Silicon Valley Innovation Center.

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am

    Tesla Model X test drive and Oculus Rift / Microsoft Hololens tryouts.

    There are 3 main features of Tesla that we will show to highlight “autonomous” driving.

    – Autopilot (Car will follow other cars, stop itself if car stops in front of it, follow the lane even with turns, and etc. )

    – Auto parking (Car can park itself automatically both parallel and perpendicular).

    – Auto summon (Car can move few yards back and forth by its own / no driver inside.)

    A test drive will take place in a parking lot and city streets next to our office in San Mateo (We are located in a quiet business district, with the minimal traffic, and this makes this experience easy and stress-free.)

    Your participants will be behind driving wheel during autopilot mode. One of our representatives will be present in the car all the time to advise.

    Every participant who is willing to test drive Tesla should have a driving license valid for driving in US. (I.e. valid for renting cars in US).

  • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

    Guided tour of Stanford University

    Stanford University gave rise to Silicon Valley as we know it today. It has been one of the most successful universities when it comes to educating leaders, spinning off new ventures, and commercializing university research.

  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Lunch

  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Visit to B8ta store (and discussion with an expert, www.b8ta.com)

  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Google Headquarters and Googleplex

    Mountain View, CA.

    Guided tour of Googleplex, Android Garden, and Google Merchandise store. Hear insightful facts about unique Google‘s work culture. And expert from Silicon Valley Innovation Center will tell you about how this legendary company is changing the world of business with big data, autonomous vehicles, and artificial intelligence.

  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Apple visitors center

    Cupertino, CA.

    One of our representative (SVIC) can explain Apple history and culture, as well as highlight 4 areas to explore at Visitor’s Center.

Testimonials

Tour was fantastic

The tour was fantastic and networking that we established here was great. This tour is more about the atmosphere - to see all these companies and people inventing and reinventing all these technologies is inspiring. Thank you SVIC.

Gerson Santos

Projects Manager at York Region, Canada

Completely different experience

This is our first trip to Silicon Valley and when you start thinking about new technologies and directions -it begins here, and this is a completely different experience. When we want to move to innovation - this is what we are looking at Silicon Valley.I appreciate the support that was given by SVIC and the knowledge we gained during our short trip.

Krishnan Sinnathamby

Director at MEMScom Technology, Malaysia

Took away unique insights

Overall our winners had a wonderful experience getting to visit the tech giants of Silicon Valley and pass on their sincere thanks to you and the SVIC team. I think each of them took away some unique insights, furthered their knowledge and importantly also had fun.  The resounding highlight for the group was the visit to Airbnb.

Kay Eriksson

COO, Talent International, Australia

Very intense and informative

I am very satisfied with SVIC Program. It was very intense and informative program covering different innovation topics. I hope we can join other SVIC programs in the future.

Rizky Putra

Section Head Mobile Application and Digital Magazine, Indonesia

More tour details

Where we'll be

This tour takes place at locations across the southern San Francisco Bay area. It starts and ends at Silicon Valley Innovation Center at 1850 Gateway Drive, Suite 150, San Mateo, CA.

Highlights

Innovation, disruption, transformation; that’s the heart of Silicon Valley. On this tour you’ll meet the men and women working daily to redefine industries through technology. Artificial intelligence, robotics, internet of things; whatever your interest we’re sure you’ll come away inspired by everything you’ve seen and heard.

What's included
  • Expert presentations
  • Lectures
  • Q&A sessions
  • Networking
  • Product testing
  • Lunch
  • Transfers
  • Guided tours
What you'll learn

Silicon Valley isn’t just a location, it’s a culture. On this tour you’ll breath it all in alongside the creators, visionaries and engineers who make it happen. Hear their stories of success and failure, try out the latest technologies and find out what the future is going to look like.

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Cancellation Policy

Before purchasing tickets, please carefully review your event.

Refunds
A full refund will be issued on any innovation tour tickets provided you let us know of your wish to cancel at least 15 days prior to the tour start date.

Tour cancellations
We’ll contact you and issue a full refund automatically, including all fees, in the unlikely event that a tour or experience is cancelled by the host company.

To officially request a cancellation of your experience or event, please contact us.

Know before you book

Group size
There are 20 spots available on this tour.

Guest requirements
All guests must be at least 18 years old and children can’t come along.