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SOURCE Arizona Technology Council
October 16 event will connect local prime contractors, contract manufacturers, engineering services, technology providers and business services for growth opportunities
TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arizona Technology Council will host its Tucson Tech + Business Expo on October 16, 2013, connecting a diverse group of Tucson-based large and small technology and manufacturing companies to share capabilities and uncover new business opportunities. The event will feature company representatives from Raytheon, Universal Avionics, National Instruments, Honeywell and B/E Aerospace who will present their business requirements to an audience of more than 30 companies who are interested in building supplier relationships.
"The Tucson Tech and Business Expo accelerates business development for our members," said Alex Rodriguez, director of the Southern Arizona Office of the Arizona Technology Council. "Gauging from the fantastic response we've received to date and the fact that we're on track to sell-out, it's clear that our members are ready to grow faster. This signature event helps our regional firms uncover new opportunities within the region itself as well as compete and win in a global economy."
On-site registration will begin and the Expo will open at 12:30 p.m. at the Tucson Jewish Community Center located at 3800 E. River Road, Tucson, Arizona, 85718. City of Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild will take the stage at 1:00 p.m. to present the Tucson Tech Expo Business Leader of the Year Award, followed by a keynote address. The award will be presented each year to a deserving business leader who has made significant contributions that help make Arizona "the fastest growing tech hub in the nation" consistent with the vision of the Arizona Technology Council.
Contract manufacturers, engineering firms, technology providers and business services companies will be presenting their capabilities throughout the day. Immediately after the presentations, the exhibits will be open and the Council will host its monthly After5 Tech Mixer in the exhibition area. In addition, the Expo will give exhibitors and attendees plenty of time for one-on-one networking and to showcase their portfolio of services and technologies. For a complete list of exhibitors visit the Tucson Tech + Business Expo events webpage. The expo ends at 7:30 p.m.
There are opportunities available for presenters, sponsors, and exhibitors. Visit http://www.aztechcouncil.org/tucsonevents or call Alex Rodriguez at (520) 275-0519 for more information.
To download image of past Arizona Technology events, please visit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mg-irc/7995082717/in/set-72157631555665001
About the Arizona Technology Council
The Arizona Technology Council is Arizona's premier trade association for science and technology companies. Recognized as having a diverse professional business community, Council members work towards furthering the advancement of technology in Arizona through leadership, education, legislation and social action. The Arizona Technology Council offers numerous events, educational forums and business conferences that bring together leaders, managers, employees and visionaries to make an impact on the technology industry. These interactions contribute to the Council's culture of growing member businesses and transforming technology in Arizona. To become a member or to learn more about the Arizona Technology Council, please visit http://www.aztechcouncil.org
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