Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > Press > NanoBusiness 2007, Nanotechnology’s Foremost Business Conference, Weathered ``The Perfect Storm'' in NYC

Abstract:
The NanoBusiness Alliance today announced that its 6th annual NanoBusiness 2007 conference held in New York City recently was its most successful to date, despite weathering the "perfect storm" that dumped inches of rain on the city, closed all area airports due to dangerously high winds, and made transportation nearly impossible. Hundreds of CEOs, scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, government officials and investors endured every business traveler's nightmare of delayed, cancelled or rerouted flights, with many stranded at airports for hours on end.

NanoBusiness 2007, Nanotechnology’s Foremost Business Conference, Weathered ``The Perfect Storm'' in NYC

NEW YORK, NY | Posted on April 30th, 2007

Despite that, the nanotech community showed its spirit and commitment to the conference as event participants waited out the storm and its resultant travel delays, and finally arrived at the Marriot Marquis hotel to join in three intensive days of meetings, presentations, keynotes and networking events.

"Although this ‘perfect storm' could have crippled other events, NanoBusiness 2007 was our most successful conference to date," said Sean Murdock, Executive Director of the NanoBusiness Alliance. "This not only underscores the importance of our event within the industry, but also speaks volumes in regard to the courage, character and commitment of the nanotechnology community."

Although the storm did affect attendance at the pre-conference on Sunday, April 15th, executives continued arriving throughout the night, and the event kicked into high gear first thing Monday morning as CNBC broadcast its "Squawk Box" program live from NanoBusiness 2007. For three hours, host Becky Quick provided viewers with a comprehensive look at how nanotechnology is impacting business across a variety of sectors, and interviewed many of the event's main participants, including Sean Murdock; Dr. Ray Johnson, Sr. VP and CTO of Lockheed Martin; Wilbur Ross, Jr., billionaire investor and Chairman/CEO of WL Ross & Co; William Moffit, CEO of Nanosphere; and Dr. BJ Stanberry, CEO of HelioVolt.

Following two days of in-depth presentation on nanotech's role in medical diagnostics, solar energy, green architecture, auto emissions, memory, and displays; as well as investment forums focused on public companies, electronics, cleantech, medicine, and advanced materials, NanoBusiness 2007 concluded in appropriate fashion with a closing bell ceremony at NASDAQ on Tuesday, April 17th. Executive Director Sean Murdock led a group of 30 CEOs and other nanotech industry leaders to the NASDAQ Market Site, where they participated for the first time in this prestigious event.

"When we first launched our NanoBusiness conferences 5 years ago, the markets were still trying to assess whether or not nanotechnology was ‘real' from an investment standpoint," said Vincent Caprio, Event Director and Vice President of the NanoBusiness Alliance. "However, five years later, that NASDAQ would honor our community with a closing bell ceremony is validation that nanotechnology has indeed arrived on ‘the street' in a huge way."

The NanoBusiness Alliance is already in the early planning stages for its NanoBusiness 2008 conference, with conference dates and location to be announced shortly. For additional information, please contact Vincent Caprio, .

####

About The NanoBusiness Alliance
The NanoBusiness Alliance is the industry association for the emerging nanotechnology industry. Through its extensive network of leading startups, Fortune 500 companies, research institutions, non-governmental organizations and public-private partnerships, the Alliance shapes nanotechnology policy and helps accelerate the commercialization of nanotechnology innovations. The NanoBusiness Alliance has offices in Chicago, New York, Connecticut and Washington, DC.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Schwartz Public Relations
Steven Wright-Mark
212-677-8700 ext. 29

Copyright © Business Wire 2007

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

Announcements

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research Opens an Atomic Force Microscopy Demonstration Lab in Mumbai, India July 21st, 2014

Steam from the sun: New spongelike structure converts solar energy into steam July 21st, 2014

More than glitter: Scientists explain how gold nanoparticles easily penetrate cells, making them useful for delivering drugs July 21st, 2014

Iran to Host 1st Asian Congress on Nanostructures on Kish Island July 21st, 2014

Events/Classes

Iran to Host 1st Asian Congress on Nanostructures on Kish Island July 21st, 2014

Aspen Aerogels, Inc. Schedules Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Release and Conference Call July 15th, 2014

Nanometrics to Announce Second Quarter Financial Results on July 30, 2014 July 9th, 2014

Highlights for 2014 national meeting of world’s largest scientific society July 8th, 2014

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More














ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE