MIAMI, March 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- eMerge Americas, the technology conference connecting companies with business and government leaders from North America, Latin America and Europe, today announced the launch of registration for the highly-anticipated 2017 event. eMerge Americas also launched the application process for the event's Startup Showcase, which brings hundreds of innovative entrepreneurs from around the world to compete in front of expert judges and thousands of attendees.
Setting the stage for another successful year of innovative collaboration and forward thinking, the tech conference will return with three of its most popular sessions: the WIT (Women, Innovation and Technology) Summit, the eGov Summit and the Start-Up Showcase. WIT, launched in year two, brings together innovative women leaders from varying fields to discuss how they're actively working towards disrupting their respective industries through technology. eGov, the gathering of the most powerful public and private sector forces, will once again stimulate conversation around how innovation and technology are increasingly influencing policy and fostering citizenship on the global scale.
"We could not be more eager to head into this year's event armed with the experience and knowledge of the past three years to make eMerge Americas 2017 the most successful conference yet," said eMerge Americas CEO, Xavier Gonzalez. "We've spent the past few months working diligently to strike new partnerships and secure unique speakers to ensure eMerge 2017 surpasses all expectations."
The Start-Up Showcase, a unique opportunity for up-and-coming startups to connect with top-level investors and business leaders, is now accepting applications. This year's showcase includes participation from 125 startups, which will pitch their ideas to a carefully selected team of qualified judges for the chance to win up to $175,000 in prizes.
Registration for eMerge Americas 2017 is now open. For more information or to register, visit emergeamericas.com. For the latest eMerge Americas news, connect with us on Facebook, Twitter (@eMergeAmericas), Instagram (@emergeamericas) and LinkedIn.
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 Miami Herald. For more information about eMerge Americas, please visit: emergeamericas.com.
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