MIAMI, June 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — eMerge Americas officially kicked-off its high-impact technology event today at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Thousands of attendees from around the world are expected. Participants include investors, entrepreneurs, government leaders, brand marketers and global technology companies who come to eMerge Americas to share ideas and form new business partnerships. The two-day conference runs through Tuesday, June 13th.
The fourth installment of eMerge Americas will feature the newest innovations and brightest minds, next to long-standing industry visionaries. Steve Wozniak, Co-Founder of Apple Computer, Inc., Uri Levine, Co-Founder of Waze and Marcelo Claure, CEO of Sprint will keynote. Additional program highlights include conversations with key executives from SAP, Visa, Magic Leap, Google, NBC Universal, Cisco, Facebook, YouTube, Cyxtera and many more of the world’s largest and most well-known technology brands. The Women, Innovation & Technology Summit (WIT) and the eGov Summit, round out a packed agenda. These programs aim to inspire people to build better, smarter cities and to embrace gender diversity in technology.
Attendees will also hear from former New York Yankees player, Alex Rodriguez, and recording artist and entrepreneur, Armando Christian Perez, also known to the world as Pitbull. Both A-Rod and Pitbull will lead discussions of how technology is a disrupter in the non-traditional tech worlds of sports and entertainment.
“eMerge Americas is the place for entrepreneurs to connect with investors and launch their next big idea. It’s also where the world’s largest technology companies look for growth from untapped markets,” said Xavier Gonzalez, CEO of eMerge Americas. “eMerge Americas is in the unique position of connecting the global markets of Europe, LATAM and the United States. The city of Miami has a special place in global technology landscape as the gateway to the Americas.”
Throughout the event, attendees have access to dynamic keynotes, fireside chats, and networking events across five stages, beachside hotels, and special event venues. The more than 400 participating companies are creating a knowledge and talent transfer that has positioned Miami as the technology hub of the Americas.
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About eMerge Americas
eMerge Americas serves as the preeminent innovative thought exchange transforming Miami into the technological hub of the Americas. By connecting global industry leaders and investors with America’s top business executives, IT decision-makers, and entrepreneurs, partnerships are forged that spur visionary innovation and technological advancements for the betterment of business and society. eMerge’s founding partners include: Medina Capital, A Rod Corporation, Greenberg Traurig, Knight Foundation, Miami-Dade County, and the Miami Herald. For more information about eMerge Americas, please visit: emergeamericas.com.
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