TECNA Digest - January 2018 

Upcoming TECNA Events
2018 TECNA CEO Retreat
Save The Date: April 24-26, 2018
The Information and Communication Technologies Association of Manitoba will host the 2018 TECNA CEO Retreat in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. 
Registration begins mid-January 2018.

2018 TECNA Summer Conference
Save The Date: July 24-26, 2018
The Technology Association of Iowa will host the 2018 TECNA Summer Conference in Des Moines, Iowa, USA.   
CompTIA DC Fly-in
CompTIA DC Fly-in
Register Now: February 13-14, 2018
Don't miss out! As part of the CompTIA DC Fly-In, you'll meet with congressional members, participate in the Tech Policy Summit and the Capitol Hill Speakers Series, and honor CompTIA's Tech Champions at the annual awards dinner.
Contact Tim Jemal for more information, tjemal@tecna.org

TECNA DC Reception
Monday, February 12, 2018
All TECNA Members attending the DC Fly-In are invited to a  special TECNA reception. Register Online
Contact Alina Hardy for more information, ahardy@tecna.org.
Reminder to Renew your TECNA Membership 
Renewal invoices have been sent to TECNA members. 
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Please contact Executive Director Tim Jemal with any questions, tjemal@tecna.org .
We thank you for your continuing support of TECNA! 
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Member News
NCTA CEO, Brooks Raiford, recently had an Op-Ed published in the News & Observer addressing the public's perception of the tech industry. Read it here.
Check out the Arizona Technology Council 's 2018 legislative priorities in its annual Public Policy Guide  . Click Here to learn more and download
Strategic Partner News
Slavic 401k shares a blog post about how Americans plan to save more and spend less in 2018. Read More

The US President signed into law a sweeping overhaul of individual, business and international taxes. The enactment in 2017 means the effects must be included in 2017 financial statements. Grant Thornton breaks down the new tax reform law and provides a detailed analysis of major provisions, changes and new additions - Click Here.

The holidays may be over, but online shopping is a way of life. Unfortunately, cybercriminals have become more sophisticated than ever, tricking consumers into shopping at fake stores or opening phishing emails that unleash viruses or worse-capture personal and financial information. OneBeacon shares how to stay safe and keep your information secure while enjoying your online shopping experience - Click Here.

Regional Roundtables with Grant Thornton 
Mark your calendars - we've organized events with our strategic partner Grant Thornton for National and International Policy Presentations and Panel Discussions.
WTIA | GT Seattle Office | February 20th  
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NCTA | GT Raleigh Office | TBD  
For more information, please contact Alina Hardy, email ahardy@tecna.org
TECNA On Slack
Join TECNA's Growing Slack Group exclusively for all TECNA Member Council staff. Slack Channels include membership, events, talent/workforce and private channel for CEOs. 

You can group chat, private message, share files and search the discussion archive for help and best practices shared by other members.

Contact Alina Hardy about joining. TECNA Members Only.

Communities of Interest (CoI) Events
TECNA Communities of Interest (CoI) are peer-to-peer collaborations and information-sharing groups exclusively for members.

During webinars, conference calls and Slack Group communications, TECNA members share best practices and gain valuable insights on solving common challenges.

Upcoming Calls:
CoI Membership 2018 Q1 Call - Wednesday, February 28, 10:00am
Register Online

For more information about CoI, please contact Alina Hardy: ahardy@tecna.org.
Thank You TECNA's Strategic Partners

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