MELBOURNE, FLA.—Emerging technologies and cutting-edge innovations will be on display the United States, Canada and Korea at the Melbourne Regional Chamber of East Central Florida TechXpo Oct. 11, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. in the Florida Institute of Technology Clemente Center. The 80 technology exhibitors will show solutions in alternative and renewable energy, biotech and life sciences, defense, resilient technology, composites and robotics.
Companies will display their products and services to other companies and organizations seeking Brevard County and Central Florida technology resources and suppliers. In a virtual exhibit hall those who register for the event can also view “virtually” the booths of all exhibitors.
Participation opportunities include sponsor, exhibitor, technology partner, press representative and attendee. For more information and to participate, visit www.florida2011techxpo.com. Students with valid IDs will be admitted free to exhibits and breakout sessions. The cost for the general public to attend is $25.00.
The event kicks off Oct. 10, 6-9 p.m., with a VIP dinner and awards presentation at the Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanside. The keynote speaker is James William Thomas, former CFO of MapQuest.com Inc. He is currently CFO of Rivian Automotive. Rivian founder and CEO, R.J. Scaringe will also speak. U.S. Congressman Bill Posey will award Congressional Medals of Merit for Technology. Tickets for the dinner are $60 apiece; corporate tables for eight are available for $600..
For more information, visit http://www.florida2011techxpo.com/ or contact Christine Michaels, president and CEO of the Melbourne Regional Chamber of East Central Florida at Christine@melbourneregionalchamber.com or (321) 724-5400.