Here is what our Exhibitors and Sponsors had to say:
"Thanks again for a great (Technology) Showcase. The quality of attendees was superb - we had a lot of great conversations and follow up meetings. I'm already looking forward to next year!" Don Tallerman, President, Harper & Case Interactive
"We received a lot of good exposure to VCs and partners. This was a first class event, and we look forward to participating in future years." Eric Yau, CEO, Juice Software
"NYNMA's Technology Showcase has already generated a payback and was a wise business development investment for CA Technology. We met with 10 Venture Capitalists and 2 potential partners. There may even be new product strategy as a result of our meeting with Microsoft," stated Peter Lewis, COO of CA Technology. "I would highly recommend working with NYNMA if you are a software company."
"Grant Thornton's sponsorship and participation in this event reflects our on-going commitment to serving growing technology companies and to being a leader in NY's technology community. The showcase confirmed my feeling that the technology industry sector is poised for a new phase of growth and I found the optimism and vitality of the attendees to be both encouraging and exciting. I look forward to continuing our association with NYNMA and to working together on future events." Mark Oster Partner-in-Charge, New York Technology Industry Practice Grant Thornton LLP
"NYNMA s Technology Showcase was the perfect arena for DigiGAN to exhibit it's Trusted Enterprise Solutions," said Anthony Martini, CEO of DigiGAN. "The wonderful mix of exhibiting technologies ensured an excited group of attendees and the opportunity to meet with venture capitalist, both at the booth and in the private session, was invaluable."
"I just want to thank NYNMA for all their support surrounding the Technology Showcase event and the Microsoft .NET contest. The event, in all aspects that we were involved, was a big win for us," said Doug Kerwin, CEO of Metaverse, "I appreciate everyone's help in making it a success. I look forward to working with you all again in the future."
"NYNMA's Technology Showcase exhibit floor was much more intense and productive than any trade show in recent memory," said David Sidman, CEO of Content Directions, "I will attest to anyone that NYNMA's programming is far and away the best-organized, most effective programming for brokering relationships."
"NYNMA's Technology Showcase has already provided us with an impressive number of high caliber meetings with enterprises, financiers and other attendees," said Izhar Shay, Co-Founder, President and CEO of Business Layers. "We are honored to have received acknowledgement as a Technology to Watch in 2003 and look forward to exploring the new business opportunities made possible by NYNMA's Technology Showcase."
"It's really exciting to have our accomplishments recognized by NYNMA at this year's Technology Showcase," said Peter Lee, CEO, Datasynapse, Inc. "We are planning another year of aggressive growth, and will continue to look to NYNMA for the guidance and insight we need to make this happen."
"NYNMA has a strong track record of supporting New York area technology companies and we have directly benefited through NYNMA introductions to angel investors, venture capital investors, and potential customers," said Key Compton, Founder and Chairman of Solbright. "The Technology Showcase has delivered the promised ROI and we are thrilled to be recognized by NYNMA as a New York Top Technology Company."
"NYNMA's Technology Showcase is A GREAT forum to meet the who's who in NY and do deals!" said Harry Glazer of Sherwood Partners.
"NYNMA's Technology Showcase proved that there is still a lot of life in technology," said Ellen Corenswet, Partner in Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP's New York Office. "As the sponsor of the Technology to Watch Pavilion, we saw firsthand how the Showcase provided an opportunity for innovators to meet new customers, potential investors and see what other innovative ideas are being developed. We are proud to be associated with the Showcase and look forward to continuing to support these types of companies and NYNMA in the future," continued Corenswet.
Showcase 2002 Highlights:
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Save the Date: October 30, 2003
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