SOURCE: WITI

August 23, 2007 09:00 ET

Industry Leaders Are Sponsors and Exhibitors of WITI's Women and Technology Summit: Innovation

Sponsors and Attendees to Gather for 13th Annual Women and Technology Summit

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - August 23, 2007) - WITI (Women in Technology International), the nation's leading professional organization for tech-savvy women, is pleased to announce a noteworthy list of industry leaders sponsoring and exhibiting at the Women and Technology Summit next month in Santa Clara. These sponsors have been ranked into five separate categories based on type of involvement, including Gold Sponsors, Silver Sponsors, Bronze Sponsors, Media Sponsors, and Supporting Sponsors. They will join an already impressive list of keynote speakers and presenters during the three-day conference.

Gold Sponsors for the show include Geico, HP, IBM, UBS, and Kellogg & Andelson. The Silver Sponsors are BAJobs.com, Deloitte, Instant Presenter, Intel, Mobile Edge, Motorola, Raytheon, and Symantec. Dell will serve as WITI's sole Bronze Sponsor. Additionally, Always On, Equal Opportunity Publications, Inc., HPC Wire, Marketwire, Professional Woman's Magazine, and Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal are all media sponsors. Lastly, Accenture, Barnes & Noble, Kenyon & Kenyon, SXSW, and T-Mobile are supporting sponsors. A list of exhibitors includes Anita Borg Institute for Science and Technology, FHL Bank San Francisco, GMAC, Google, Kathie Lichtig Studio, Lockheed Martin, Next Step, San Francisco State University, Target, UC Berkeley School of Information, VIV Magazine, and WomanSavers.com.

"We are seeing an increasing number of business leaders who want to recognize the accomplishments of these women and appreciate the fact that WITI women are the fastest growing segment of the technology, business and electronics consumer market," said Carolyn Leighton, Chairwoman/Founder of WITI.

Group and individual VIP Registrations and tables are available for the conference and Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony and Gala, which will take place at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara on Thursday, September 27, 2007 at 6:00 pm, and kick off the "Women and Technology Summit," a three-day professional educational and networking conference. Additionally, exhibitor and attendee packages are readily available for the full conference. Please see website for details.

For more information, or to register, visit: http://www.witi.com/center/conferences/2007/siliconvalley/index.php

About WITI

WITI is the nation's leading trade association for professional, tech-savvy women committed to using technology, resources and connections to advance women worldwide. With a global network of smart, talented women and a market reach exceeding 2 million, WITI has established powerful strategic alliances and programs to provide connections, resources, and opportunities within a supportive environment of women committed to helping each other. WITI's mission is to empower women worldwide to achieve unimagined possibilities and transformations through technology, leadership and economic prosperity.

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