Register now for ITEN Wired 2016.... Celebrating Inc. 5000
Celebrating Inc. 5000 
FloridaWest celebrated three local businesses on Tuesday evening that made the Inc. 5000 List of America's Fastest-Growing Companies.
Inc. Magazine publishes an annual recognition of the 5000 fastest growing, privately held businesses throughout the United States over a three-year time-span.

This year AppRiver celebrated its tenth year on the list. In just a few short years, AppRiver has grown to  become a worldwide leader in email and web security, hiring 74 new employees over the past three years.

Footbridge Media, in its second year on the list, provides website design, search engine optimization and ongoing website maintenance to the contracting industry throughout the United States and Canada.

And Pay Sell Co. in its first year being recognized was listed on the prestigious Inc. 500 list. With a ranking of #484 on the list, Pay Sell Co. provides e-commerce solutions to niche markets.
ITEN Wired tech summit comes to Pensacola Beach Oct. 12–14
Registration is now open for the 2016 ITEN Wired Summit, coming to the Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front October 12–14. 

ITEN Wired is the Gulf Coast’s premier conference for executives, entrepreneurs, professionals, and educators working in technology. The event is hosted by IT Gulf Coast and Florida West Economic Development Alliance. 

This year’s topics include cybersecurity, tech makers, start-up tech, virtual environments, simulation, and robotics. Equal parts education and networking, ITEN Wired offers an excellent forum for professional development and an opportunity to exchange ideas and forge new collaborations around innovation, technology and entrepreneurship.

Highlights include:

Summit Speakers – High-powered execs and entrepreneurs from the Gulf Coast and around the world will offer expert advice, business insights and inspiration. See the full list of speakers   here.

Job Fair – The ITEN Wired tech job fair on Oct. 12 is free and open to the public.

SBDC Workshop for Entrepreneurs – Florida SBDC will offer information on understanding your market and new opportunities, evaluating and implementing your business plan, creative capital for tech businesses and more.

Cyber Competition – New this year is the ITEN Wired Cyber Competition. The competition will consist of three concurrent tracks provided by our Cyber Range Sponsor, Metova CyberCENTS.

Capture the Flag - The ITEN Wired Summit challenges attendees to play Capture the Flag for a chance to win great prizes.

Ignite ITEN – Ignite®  ITEN presenters will share their personal and professional passions, using 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds for a total of just five minutes.

Exhibitors – Meet and network with local tech companies and exhibitors from around the country.

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