SOURCE: Illinois Technology Association (ITA)

Illinois Technology Association (ITA)

March 25, 2010 11:26 ET

Illinois Technology Association (ITA) Partnering With Chi-Town Startups for StartUp48

ITA Supports Two-Day 'Ideacubator' April 17th & 18th at TechNexus

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - March 25, 2010) - The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) and TechNexus proudly support Chi-Town Startups, a local organization focused on growing the entrepreneurial community through guiding the development of ideas into market-ready businesses.

The two day event will be held at TechNexus, the 'clubhouse' for the local technology community. TechNexus and ITA support the efforts of companies like Chi-Town Startups, providing event and meeting space that further the growth of the regional technology ecosystem. As businesses consider their future, forward thinking organizations realize the deep effect technology will have on their success. The development of new technology that directly addresses the efficiency of businesses is crucial to ensuring competitive positioning in the global marketplace.

The event will bring together the local entrepreneurial community the weekend of April 17, 2010 to network, have fun, and build key ideas. The 'ideacubator' will be organized around specific concepts, with attendees assigned to a specific idea. The teams will present their concepts to a panel of guest judges, with the winning team receiving a package of cash and services.

To find out more about Chi-Town Startups, visit http://chitownstartups.org/. Tickets are available at http://startup48.eventbrite.com/.

About the Illinois Technology Association
Illinois Technology Association (ITA) is passionately committed to the successful growth of our member-companies and the regional technology industry. ITA champions the interests of start-ups and industry leaders, innovation agents and students as independent and collaborative thought leaders who leverage the power of technology to transform business. Through fostering strategic development, peer-to-peer leadership, networking, and access to experts across the breadth of business, membership in ITA accelerates the realization of success. For more information about ITA, please visit www.illinoistech.org.

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