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    Name: Trades, Technology and Innovation Symposium presented by Taft/
    Date: April 18, 2018
    Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:

    We invite you to join us on Wednesday April 18th, 2018 from 10:00a - 2:00p for our Trades, Tech and Innovation Symposium. 

    This powerful networking and luncheon event will showcase three very strong business sectors that are not only a part of our state economy conversation, but are also driving entrepreneurship, investment and workplace development right here in Lawrence.


    10:00 - 11:00 - Vendors & networking.

    11:00 - 11:30 – Welcome remarks – Trace Yates – Executive Director of Greater Lawrence Chamber of Commerce.

    Presentation by Cameron Starnes Economic Development Director - City of Lawrence.

    11:30 - 12:00 - Lunch provided

    12:00 - 1:00 - Gerry Dick - Creator & Host of Inside INdiana Business with Gerry Dick leads panel discussion featuring special guests:

    • Chris Lowery -  Senior Vice President of Workforce Alignment at Ivy Tech Community College
    • Mark Lawrance - Vice President, Engagement & Innovation Policy at Indiana Chamber of Commerce
    • Ross Hendrickson - Chief Executive Officer at Bloomerang 

    1:00 - 2:00 - McKenzie Center tours and classrooms visits. 

    Sponsorship Opportunities

    Title Sponsor $1,200 (SOLD OUT)

    • Presented by: with logo banner ad on chamber website (entire month of April)
    • Presented by: with logo to appear on event video, to be posted on Chamber YouTube channel
    • Presented by: with logo to appear on email invitations, event signage, programs, table tents, event screens etc.
    • Registration of table for 6 with preferred seating.
    • Verbal recognition at event.
    • Opportunity to briefly address attendees
    • 6’ Marketing table at event.
    Cornerstone Sponsor - $500 (Only 2 remain)
    • Registration table for 6 attendees
    • Company logo to appear on Chamber website event page, email invitations.
    • Company logo to appear on event video, to be posted on Chamber YouTube Channel
    • Company logo printed on event signage, event programs, table tents, event screens, verbal recognition at event.
    • 6’ Marketing table
    Exhibitor Table - $100 (Only 3 available)
    • 6’ marketing table set-up in event space.
    • Opportunity to participate in vendor & networking dedicated time at event.
    • Company name to appear on Chamber web site event page, email invitations, event screens. 
    • Registration for 2 people

    Event Sponsors:

    Exhibitor -

    Event Sponsors:


    Cornerstone Sponsor

    The Mckenzie Center for Innovation and Technology 
    7520 East 75th Street 
    Lawrence, IN 46216
    Date/Time Information:
    Wednesday, April 18, 2018
    10am - 2pm
    Contact Information:
    Angela Taylor

    Member - $22.00

    Non-member - $25.00

    Table of 6 - $125.00

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