The third year of NWA TechFest was held at the UA Global Campus on August 24, 2012.

There were 48 breakout sessions, featured a keynote panel discussion, and the theme was “Tech Entrepreneurship in NWA”.

Organizer Mark Brandon said the message of NWA TechFest is: “We want you to not be afraid to start your tech enterprise in Northwest Arkansas, we want you to in Northwest Arkansas, and we are here to help.”