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Join Arena Solutions at PRG's 2013 Symposium, September 13

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On Friday, September 13, join Arena Solutions at PRG's 2013 Symposium & BBQ to network with high technology hardware professionals, learn about the latest industry trends, and meet PRG members in an informal setting while enjoying delicious food and beverages. Receive a souvenir made locally by TechShop San Jose.

The event's keynote speaker will be Joel Falcone, Sr. Vice President & GM, Excelitas Technologies. At the event you'll learn how Excelitas…

Brought manufacturing back to SV - (US Manufacturing is alive)

Accelerated New Product Introduction (NPI)

Improved Customer Experience: Quality, Responsiveness, Simplicity

Leveraged local facilities and resources

Reduced “hidden” costs of offshoring

There will also be a technical panel, moderated by Michael Cassidy, Columnist, San Jose Mercury News, that is titled, "Product Realization: From Concept to Cash-Flow." The panel will include:

4 High Tech hardware companies spanning start-up to established

2 Industry veterans representing local service providers

1 Government economic development representative

From the discussion of Silicon Valley success stories, attendees will learn:

  • Fund raising and investment

  • Product feasibility and development

  • New Product Introduction and volume production

  • Leveraging local Silicon Valley resources

  • 5 Tips for building a successful Silicon Valley hardware business

So, come join Arena and bring your most pressing questions about developing high-tech products, and gain "real world" answers from a diverse set of industry experts.

Join us!

Date: Friday, September 13, 2013

Time: 8:15am to 2:00pm

Location: Sheraton Sunnyvale Hotel

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John Papageorge

John Papageorge has worked at some of the biggest names in the high tech industry, launching products and programs for companies, such as Oracle, HP, Cisco, and Microsoft. John's passion ...

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