CTA's Day at the State Capitol a success!
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
CTA’s Day at the State Capitol a success!
– April 24, 2013 – CTA, Colorado Technology Association, in partnership with
Coalition for a Connected West and BuiltInDenver hosted an informative
discussion about policies affecting the technology industry at the Colorado
State Capitol on Friday, April 19.
More than 200 government and technology leaders attended
the event, including CTA's new CEO Erik Mitisek, AT&T 's Colorado President, Bill Soards, and former Colorado House of Representatives
and Speaker, Andrew Romanoff.
"The Day at the Capitol event with CTA is our unique opportunity to be able
to come in and engage with legislators and collaborate at a level that
reinforces the importance of technology in our state, " said Andrea
Young, CTA Board Chair.
day we live in a more Internet-based world where consumers are demanding
technologies that Colorado businesses provide," said Michael Price,
executive director of the Coalition for a Connected West. "It's essential
that all Coloradans continue to benefit from the opportunities
generated by high speed internet, which is made possible in an environment
of limited regulation. We must work together to modernize our laws to
encourage private investment, growth and innovation in
Visit CTA's YouTube page at http://www.youtube.com/user/coloradotechnology to view the wrap-up video from our Day at the Capitol filmed by Fireside
This special Industry Collaboration Briefing was
sponsored by AT&T, Google, Hein and Davita.
The Colorado Technology Association (CTA) represents
Colorado’s technology industry, one of the fastest growing sectors in the
state. Colorado ranked second for its high-tech business concentration and the
nine-county metro region ranked tenth out of the 50 largest metro areas in
software employment concentration. CTA works locally and nationally to ensure
Colorado’s technology voice is heard and is a member of TECNA, a coalition of
technology associations across the United States and Canada, as well as with
CompTIA, a national lobbying organization for federal issues. Since 1994,
Colorado Technology Association has been involved in legislative issues and
public policy to represent the technology industry in Colorado. The Association
provides more than 50 programs, events and connections to support the industry.
For more information on Colorado Technology Association please call (303)
592-4070 or visit ColoradoTechnology.org.
Contact: Selina Sandoval
Date: 4/24/2013Date: 4/24/2013