Houston Technology Organizations Meet to Share Plans for Accelerating Entrepreneurship in 2010 Houston Technology Center (HTC) and Greater Houston Partnership (GHP) Co-Host Annual Tech Connection Event This Thursday Evening at the Houstonian Hotel

In the news release, Houston Technology Organizations Meet to Share Plans for Accelerating Entrepreneurship in 2010, issued 26-Jan-2010 by Houston Technology Center over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that radio personality Michael Garfield, host of "The High-Tech Texan Show" on Houston station "The 9-5-0", will be the guest speaker for Houston Technology Center's Tech Connection event this Thursday evening. His affiliation in the original press release was incorrect.

Houston Technology Organizations Meet to Share Plans for Accelerating Entrepreneurship in 2010

Houston Technology Center (HTC) and Greater Houston Partnership (GHP) Co-Host Annual Tech Connection Event This Thursday Evening at the Houstonian Hotel

HOUSTON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Radio personality, Michael Garfield, host of "The High-Tech Texan Show" on Houston station, "The 9-5-0", will be the keynote speaker at HTC's annual Tech Connection event this Thursday evening.  The event brings together ten (10) local organizations that offer access to the connections and resources necessary for building a successful technology company. Tech Connection is an opportunity to learn about these organizations, their plans for the future and what Houston is doing to create jobs in these hard times.

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"Tech Connection is a prime example of how the local tech community comes together to share ideas, network, and build collaborative relationships. If you are involved in the tech community, this is an event you will want to attend," says Walter Ulrich, President and CEO of HTC.

The event was founded by HTC's Emerging Technology Council (ETC), a volunteer led organization that supports the emerging technology community in the ten county region. The vision of ETC is to make Houston a recognized center for the creation and growth of emerging technology businesses. Their focus is on building infrastructure, retaining and attracting emerging technology companies, and being a concierge for emerging technology companies to connect them to resources, customers and sources of capital.

Tech Connection is scheduled for Thursday, January 28, 2010, from 5:30-8:30 at The Houstonian Hotel. The other companies that will be presenting are BioHouston, Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) at the University of Houston's Bauer College of Business, Greater Houston Partnership, Houston Angel Network, HTC Americas, and MIT Enterprise Forum of Texas, Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, StartupHouston, and University of Houston Small Business Development Center.

Houston Technology Center is a non-profit business accelerator that educates entrepreneurs and assists emerging companies in Houston's key technology sectors: energy, information technology, life sciences and NASA- originated technologies. HTC's goal is to enhance Houston's position as a leading city for starting and growing emerging technology companies. HTC is supported by 300 professional firms, corporations and organizations, as well as Houston's leading academic institutions, the Greater Houston Partnership, Texas Medical Center, Johnson Space Center and the city of Houston.

Media Contacts:

Kelly Weber

Houston Technology Center

(832) 476-9235

kweber@houstontech.org



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