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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