SOURCE: Illinois Technology Association (ITA)

Illinois Technology Association (ITA)

June 11, 2015 11:55 ET

ITA Announces Expanded Internet of Things Summit for 2015

Inaugural IoT Capital Conference, Presented by First Analysis to Lead Day 2 of the ITA Internet of Things Summit, November 16-17, 2015

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - June 11, 2015) - The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) announced today that for its 3rd Annual Internet of Things Summit, the program will be expanding into a two-day event. In addition to its focus on IoT industry trends, the Summit will now include a second day -- the IoT Capital Conference, Presented by First Analysis.

"IoT it taking over the industry, and in order to meet the demand and interest in this vast and growing industry, we are adding a second day to this year's summit. The IoT Capital Conference will focus exclusively on capital, investments and the power of strategic alliances in growing the IoT space," said ITA CEO Fred Hoch. "We are thrilled to be partnering with First Analysis to get it off the ground."

The inaugural IoT Capital Conference will be held on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at Venue SIX10 in Chicago. The Capital Conference will connect growing companies in the Internet of Things to partners and potential financial investors. It will feature thought leaders and approximately 30 presentations by a mix of companies looking to strategically invest, as well as looking for investments. In addition, there will be opportunity for informal meetings and networking.

"The Internet of Things is rapidly changing the way that the world works, creating thousands of jobs and remaking entire industries," said Matt Nicklin, Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking for First Analysis. "We are excited to be able to introduce so many exciting companies to capital sources and strategic partners and help drive the next stage of IoT's evolution."

Additional details about this year's ITA Internet of Things Summit, including the IoT Capital Conference will be released soon at illinoistech.org.

About the Illinois Technology Association
The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) is a business services organization dedicated to growing technology companies. ITA provides strategic programming, consulting and resources, enabling its members to grow, build and elevate their business. For more information, visit illinoistech.org, follow @ITAbuzz on Twitter or find us on LinkedIn.

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