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The High Tech Fair


You're invited to come to the High Tech Fair for Student/Parent Night on Thursday 25, 5 to 8 p.m.! The event is free and open to the public, and it takes place at the Balboa Park Activity Center.

(Please note that the fair continues the following day, but that date is reserved solely for classroom field trips.)

2017 High Tech FairThe High Tech Fair aims to enlighten students in grades 7–12 to the possibilities of a scientific career. Students explore real-life applications for the science they learn in the classroom through interactive experiences provided by participating local STEM (science, technology, engineering, math)-related businesses. Visit 30 booths hosted by high-tech organizations, including Genentech, SDG&E, ViaSat and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Click here to RSVP for the Student/Parent Night!

Volunteer Information

Interested in volunteering at the Event? Signing up is easy! Just complete this online form.

2018 Exhibitors

Birch Aquarium

City of San Diego - Ocean Monitoring Program

City of San Diego - Public Utilities Department

City of San Diego Pure Water

Commander, Naval Air Forces

County of San Diego, Vector Control Program

Energy Coalition

General Atomics


J. Craig Venter Institute


Lockheed Martin

National University

NOAA (National Fisheries & National Weather Service)

Northrop Grumman

San Diego American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (SDAALAS)


Solar Turbines


UCDS Neuroscience

UCSD ACTRI (Altman Clinical & Translational Research Institute) 

UCSD CER (Center for Energy Research)



UCSD American Institute of Chemical Engineers

UCSD Physics Lab

UCSD Graduate Division

UCSD AIAA  (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics)

University of San Diego, Society of Physics Students 

UTC Aerospace Systems

Art of Problem Solving Academy

UC San Diego-Jacobs School of Engineering

Student Showcase Team Spyder and Green Griffins

Thank you to our 2018 sponsors!

Click here to learn more or to sign-up as an exhibitor or sponsor.


Gold Level


Silver Level

                           Northrop Grumman   


Bronze Level