The 19th annual Idaho Business & Technology Expo is planned in Boise. The Idaho Business League owns and presents the event, also known as BizTech. Programs are scheduled from noon to 5 p.m. Jan. 27 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 28 at Boise Centre, Ninth and Front streets.
From 3,500 to 4,000 people ¬- mostly business owners, CEOs and decision makers – attend the free event over the two days typically, Beth Schmidt, Idaho Business League senior account executive, told the Idaho Business Review.
More than 80 business exhibits are planned, the Idaho Business League said in a release. Show passes are free.
Seminar topics include “real” networking that produces sales, mobile media technology marketing, the impact of community colleges on business competitiveness, expanding the region’s technology sector and building new tech clusters, preventing data leaks, taking the right products to market quickly and cost effectively, preventing and detecting fraud, preparing for and using Microsoft’s new Windows 7 computer operating system, determining if hosted Voice-over Internet Protocol phone service fits with your business, using angel funds to finance businesses in early stages, generating unique business ideas that anticipate customer needs, bridging the gap between renewable energy and information technology, ethics and risk reduction in a digital age, working more effectively by tapping your own data, protecting your software and “business intelligence,” and exploring self-employment and business ownership as a career option.