Published July 18, 2000
Volume 8, Number 7

Pleasanton's Technology Marketplace is the Hottest Tech Showcase Event

Get on board with the Tri-Valley's hottest tech showcase event. Outstanding sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities are yours at the Pleasanton Technology Marketplace 2000, the premier annual high-tech show designed specifically for Tri-Valley technology companies. This outstanding event attracts thousands of business visitors each year and is the highlight of Technology Week, dedicated to saluting local high-tech companies.

This year's Marketplace 2000, sponsored by the City of Pleasanton and the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce, will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on October 24 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds Satellite Wagering Facility on Valley Avenue in Pleasanton. 

Technology MarketplaceBecome a Sponsor or Exhibitor
Still available are event and media sponsorships, and exhibitor and in-kind donor opportunities. Sponsorships and exhibitor booths present an excellent opportunity for your company to educate other businesses about your products and services, and to network with other businesses for sales opportunities. 

The Marketplace event, and its exhibitors and sponsors, will be heavily promoted in extensive advertising campaigns in the East Bay Business Times, San Jose Business Journal, The Valley Times/Contra Costa Times Newspapers, and in TechWeek, as well as in the conference brochure and on the Marketplace web site at www.pleasanton.org.

Packed with Activities
The big Marketplace 2000 kick-off is at 11:00 a.m. with the opening of the East Bay Business Times Technology Pavilion featuring 60 exhibitor booths. Following will be four "hot topic" technology trends sessions open to the public moderated by Fred Lacosse, host of the weekly television show, Silicon Valley Business.Afternoon Chat Rooms allow Marketplace attendees to meet one-on-one with tech experts to discuss business marketing and development, and e-business. 

Everyone attending the day-long event is invited to the CEO Roundtable discussion, and a wine and cheese reception to wrap up this important day.

Chamber Endorsed Dave Bouchard, CEO of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce, spoke enthusiastically about the Marketplace. "This event is a unique opportunity for local technology companies to showcase their products and gain an unprecedented amount of advertising and publicity." Each year the event has grown, attracting more exhibitors and attendees. 

Make your business well-known in the Tri-Valley. Your company won't want to miss this opportunity. For more information about sponsorships, exhibitor packages or speaking opportunities, call Dave Bouchard at the Chamber, (925) 846-5858.

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