Miami Tech Summit Bash 2013
TigerDirect.com and Intel team up to shine a spotlight on Miami's booming tech scene Miami, FL (Wednesday, October 23, 2013) - As a definitive moment for the Miami tech scene, TigerDirect.com and Intel are proud to announce that the Technology Foundation of the Americas (TFA) and their eMerge America’s event will be the charitable partner for the upcoming TigerDirect Tech Summit and Holiday Bash. Already talked about as a memorable event for innovation, emerging technology and interactive entertainment, this year’s Bash kicks off on Thursday, November 7, 2013, and plans to shape how the world sees South Florida’s role in the future of all things tech. Building momentum off of last year’s inaugural event, the TigerDirect Tech Summit and Holiday Bash will allow vendors to announce new products and do pre-release demonstrations for an anticipated 7,500 attendees. Attendees will be encouraged to donate a suggested $3.00 at the door when arriving at the free event. Lonny Paul, VP of Marketing & Strategic Partnerships for TigerDirect.com, states, “As Miami's technology scene continues to evolve and prosper, we are thrilled to partner with Manny Medina's Technology Foundation of the Americas and its eMerge Americas conference to help raise awareness for their incredible cause and to contribute to their efforts in propelling technology innovation and investment in South Florida and Latin America." “Our focus is to advance Miami’s emerging technology ecosystem, and establish the region as a bridge to Latin America’s burgeoning marketplace,” said Diane Sanchez, CEO of TFA. “eMerge Americas will build off of the success of events like the TigerDirect Tech Bash to serve as the defining moment for our technology corridor and serve as the catalyst that sparks establishing our community as a major technology hub.” With attendance expected to double from last year’s celebration, the event is poised to continue to enhance the excitement and strong momentum surrounding Miami’s booming technology sector.
TigerDirect will be facilitating many breakthrough technology activations and promotions for major tech brands during the Bash, and will participate in TFA’s eMerge Americas in May 2014. TigerDirect.com, Intel and the Technology Foundation of the Americas will utilize their partnership to turn the 2nd Annual TigerDirect Tech Summit and Holiday Bash into ground zero for South Florida tech. ABOUT TIGERDIRECT.COM: For over 25 years, TigerDirect.com has served the needs of both personal and business computer users, selling consumer electronics, computers, digital media technology and peripherals via catalog, business to business, and Internet channels. TigerDirect.com is a subsidiary of Systemax Inc. (NYSE: SYX). ABOUT TFA: The Technology Foundation of the Americas is a non-profit organization focused on advancing the technology ecosystem in Miami. The Foundation’s mission is to serve as the catalyst for establishing Miami as the technology hub for the Americas in order to propel innovation and investment in Miami and Latin America. ABOUT EMERGE AMERICAS: eMerge Americas showcases the hottest start-ups, cutting-edge innovations, and latest trends in technology. Thought leaders from key industries in the midst of transformation will converge in Miami to connect and learn about the latest technology developments driving growth and innovation in Latin America. With dozens of events over 5 days, eMerge Americas will be a pivotal moment for the global tech scene and deliver a once-in-a-lifetime experience for attendees.
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