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Tech360 Success!

TECH360, the Philly ‘burbs premier innovative business technology conference was held Thursday,  October 18th at the Penn State Great Valley Conference Center.  Attendees gathered to get up to speed on the latest developments in the tech sector and network with other tech professionals.   The opening keynote panel discussed how to create synergy among all the business units within your company around technology to result in the best customer and employee experiences.  We had regionally and nationally recognized experts on cybersecurity, attracting investment capital, blockchain and the law, as well as a series of breakout sessions on some of the most relevant tech sector topics!

Positive feedback is coming in from the attendees including how new business connections were made, requests to speak at the event next year, and inquiries about how to get involved in both ITAG and i2n!

TECH360 was covered by journalists from the Daily Local and NBC 10, so keep an eye out for features over the coming days. 

An overwhelming theme from those who have completed the survey so far consider the strengths of the event to be the expert speakers, relevant topics, format and organization of the day. In the words of 2 attendees:

“Very interesting topics. Speakers were engaged, knowledgeable, passionate. Would venture to say the topics and speakers were even better this year.”

 

“Really great event, very organized and efficient. Will be back… I’m a millennial and loved this event- would love to see more young people attending/ know they could benefit.”

The event stats are in:

  • 152 attendees
  • 76 different organizations represented
  • 28 speakers  
  • 4 panels discussed technology and corporate strategy, attracting investment capital,
  • 9 additional topics covered including autonomous vehicles, VR/AR,  healthcare IT, digital transformation, business hacking, innovation, diversity and inclusion, big data and the lifecycle of tech startups 
  • 5 companies at expo tables

A very special thank you to the Tech360 committee and our talented speakers for all their efforts towards a successful event!  We look forward to building upon the day’s momentum!

Unable to attend the event? Visit the Tech360 website at www.tech360pa.com for speaker bios and presentations and to get an idea what it was all about!




ITAG Board Meeting, Industry Partnerships Presentation and Networking


Please note the following change from our usual board meeting schedule.

Networking

The next ITAG Board meeting will be held:

Wednesday, September 12th
4:00 – 5:00 pm
Chester County Economic Development
737 Constitution Drive • Exton, PA 19341

Our board meeting will be followed by a presentation on Using Incentives To Attract & Retain Your Best Talent. Networking including all of the Industry Partnerships will be held immediately after. For more information visit Networking and Presentation 9.12.18. Don’t forget to “Call One/Bring One.”

Advance registration required. Please click here to register.

Sponsorship Opportunities are available. Please contact Kathy Field at kfield@ccedcpa.com.



2018 Tech360 Registration Is Open


The Philly ‘burbs premier innovative business technology conference is back!

TECH360 is a full day tech experience featuring tech education, leadership, innovation, and networking. Join the area’s top companies, IT professionals, project leaders and managers to discuss how to best leverage the latest technology in today’s business climate.

DON’T MISS TECH360 2018! This year’s theme is The Societal Impacts of Technology. As we create, explore, implement and use new technologies, what is the impact on the workplace and society? Topics include Cybersecurity, Data Privacy, Blockchain and the Law, Phishing and Social Engineering, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality, Robotics, IoT, and more!

Visit https://www.tech360pa.com/ for the latest speaker and schedule updates.

Registration is now open! Early bird specials and group discounts available. Click here.



ITAG Partnership Meeting and Networking Event – July 12

Thursday, July 12, 2018
Time: 4pm – 7pm
Location: Cerner, Malvern, PA

Connect with the region’s technology employers to share what is being done and can be done to strengthen the tech industry and workforce.  Discuss growing trends, best practices, and other issues while gaining professional growth and development. The ITAG Partnership Meeting provides an opportunity for you to collaborate and network with local business and community leaders from a diverse set of business, education, training and public sectors throughout southeastern PA.

This month, we are excited to have Mike McHugh, Vice President, Client Relationships and Todd Fritche, Vice President, Components & Platform Development of Cerner as our speakers. Join us as they discuss the latest tech trends and how Cerner is addressing them.

Registration required. Click here for more information and tickets.



Pegasus Technologies Wins Award

Congratulations to ITAG participating company Pegasus Technologies for being named the 2018 Small Business of the Year by the Main Line Chamber of Commerce.

Pegasus Technologies teamwork

Pegasus is a Kennett Square-based company, with additional offices in Media and Wayne, that provides IT services for companies that don’t have their own internal IT department. Erik Gudmundson, VP of Business Development, Pegasus Technologies, is the ITAG Co-Chair and is involved with several ITAG committees.

Pegasus will be honored at the Chamber’s Celebration of Business Leadership Luncheon at The Desmond Hotel in Malvern.

Read more in VISTA.Today


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