Attend Tech Cities – Tech Industry Event This Friday in Redmond

Hello Readers,

A great event is taking place this Friday, Oct. 11 at the Microsoft campus in Redmond.

It is a Tech Cities Coalition – Tech Industry event where Gov. Jay Inslee will speak, Hadi Partovi, founder of will talk about computer science education and Bill Richter, Isilon/EMC CEO will give remarks on the state of the tech industry.

Redmond Mayor John Marchione and WTIA CEO Michael Schutzler will co-host this no cost event that begins at 8:30 a.m and ends at 1:30 p.m.

See attached agenda for more details. The Tech Cities Coalition is a group of Washington cities that either have a significant presence of tech companies or wish to attract more tech companies to their area.

WTIA has established a solid working relationship with these cities to help each other achieve public policy goals around education, intrastructure and business/economic climate issues.

Space is limited so if you are interested in attending, please contact WTIA’s vice president of government affairs, Lew McMurran to attend. His email address is

WA Tech Cities Coalition (WTC2) Mtg Agenda 10 11 13-FINAL