(GWINNETT-METRO ATLANTA) September 26, 2018 – Partnership Gwinnett, Georgia’s largest local economic development organization, will hold its inaugural North Atlanta Tech Showcase (NATS) on November 1 from 1-6 p.m. at Atlanta Tech Park in Peachtree Corners, Georgia.

NATS is the first event of its kind in the region. The event is expected to draw nearly 200 tech entrepreneurs, investors and leaders who will converge and network with promising technology startups.

“The North Atlanta Tech Showcase will celebrate tech startups from across our region,” said Li Wong, director of entrepreneurship for Partnership Gwinnett. “We’ve witnessed a tremendous amount of technology innovation happening in and around the region, specifically in Gwinnett’s Technology Park. We are happy to provide a platform for startups to showcase their business.”

NATS will provide technology startups from the north Atlanta area the opportunity to exhibit their cutting-edge technology to potential investors and industry leaders. Hosted at Atlanta Tech Park, the showcase is expected to draw venture capitalists, investors, influencers and technology enthusiasts from around the region. The half-day program will kick off with a tech startup exhibition, followed by a panel of industry experts who will focus on trending topics in north Atlanta’s technology ecosystem. The event will also feature a keynote address from Richard Cope, CEO of Nanolumens and fast-pitches from select startups. The full schedule can be viewed at www.partnershipgwinnett.com/nats.

“Atlanta Tech Park is a proud partner and host of the 2018 North Atlanta Tech Showcase,” said Robin Bienfait, founder of Atlanta Tech Park. “As the largest accelerator in the region, we’re happy to support a platform for entrepreneurs to showcase their work and gain recognition.”

NATS is sponsored by the City of Peachtree Corners, Spectrum Enterprise, the Gwinnett Angels, Tech CXO, Comcast Business and the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG).

“Technology is the engine that drives forward economic growth in the city of Peachtree Corners,” said Mayor Mike Mason of Peachtree Corners. “Startup innovation is pivotal to how we function as a community and NATS allows local startups to have a platform to gain the exposure they rightfully deserve.”

For more information on the NATS, or to sign up to sponsor, exhibit, or attend, please visit www.partnershipgwinnett.com/nats.

For more information on Partnership Gwinnett, or to learn how to get involved in local community and economic development efforts, please visit www.partnershipgwinnett.com.

About Partnership Gwinnett

Partnership Gwinnett is a public-private initiative dedicated to bringing new jobs and capital investment to Gwinnett County, Georgia. Since 2006, Partnership Gwinnett has worked with its local partners to attract and retain jobs, cultivate capital investment, support educational institutions, foster workforce development and contribute to the exceptional quality of life found in Gwinnett. Fueled by the support of over one hundred companies, municipalities, Gwinnett County, K-12 and higher education systems, the mission of Partnership Gwinnett is to strengthen the community’s diverse economy to compete in the global marketplace and position Gwinnett as the premiere place to live, work and play.

Media Contact

Haley Tolbert | htolbert@partnershipgwinnett.com | 770.232.1174

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