South Florida Technology Summit 5/22/13

South Florida Technology Summit
Sunday, 05/22/2013, 01:00 pm – 09:00 pm
SFL_TECH_SUMMIT_JPGMiami Airport Convention Center
171 Nw 23 Street,
Miami, Florida 33127


Presented by and in collaboration with The LAB and Refresh Miami, the free, one-of-a-kind technology summit will feature the latest electronics, keynote speakers, workshops and panels, including RefreshMiami’s “Demo Night”

MIAMI, FL – On Wednesday, May 22, 2013, experience the latest in tech and electronics at the first annual “South Florida Technology Summit” presented by in collaboration with The LAB and Refresh Miami. As South Florida’s technology scene continues to evolve and advance, the South Florida Technology Summit, to be held at the Miami Airport Convention Center, is the best place to learn about today’s hottest gadgets and prepare for future advancement with workshops, tutorials, presentations, keynotes and exhibits. Divided into business and consumer portions, the Summit will be open to the public. Complimentary tickets are now available via

Tech enthusiasts, business owners and interested party-goers alike are encouraged to attend this inspiring and information-packed event, as we bring some of the world’s most recognized technology companies together under one roof. Intel, Microsoft, Sony, Dell, Samsung, LG, Toshiba and Canon are among those who will showcase their latest products, some of which have yet to reach the public. Attendees can also expect practitioners from world-class businesses, product executives, top representatives from leading vendors and influencers to be on hand, many of whom will take to the stage to discuss the latest trends and the future of tech.

In addition, the Summit will offer bites and cocktails alongside on-site entertainment including the ultimate personal entertainment experience: Dell’s Ovei Pod, an immersive, state-of-the-art digital media experience capsule that allows users to access, experience, interact with and enjoy any media source including movies and gaming.


1pm – 5pm: Business Hours
Businesses are the emphasis from 1pm to 5pm, complete with dedicated seminars every 30 minutes. This portion will focus on everything you need to know about the latest technology and ideas for your business to make it more productive, enhance the employee/consumer experience and take it to the next level.

5pm – 9pm: Consumer Hours
Consumers will enjoy complimentary food and beverages in addition to all the great gear from 5pm to 9pm, plus the opportunity to win prizes, including laptops and tablets, and speak with today’s most exciting thought leaders in the tech field.

7pm – close: RefreshMiami: Demo Night

RefreshMiami will host their popular “Demo Night”, where 10 local tech companies demo their products and ideas and are given 5 minutes each to do so. Learn about how the world of technology converges with our daily lives as these businesses try to sell their concept to a panel of expert judges. Tickets to this specific event may be attained via link.

The Lab Workshops:

The Lab will host four to six 15-minute workshops throughout the day. Topics will include but are not limited to:

• Product Photography
• Crowd-based Principles
• NFC Technology
• Social Entrepreneurship
• Collaborative Doodling
• Pitching to VCs
• Applying to Accelerators
• Hardware Hacking

The first annual South Florida Technology Summit will take place from 5pm to 9pm at the Miami Airport Convention Center (MACC) located at 777 NW 72nd Ave, Miami, FL 33126. The event is free and open to the public. Tickets are available via

For over 20 years, TigerDirect ( has served the needs of both personal and business computer users, selling consumer electronics, computers, digital media technology and peripherals via catalog, business to business, and Internet channels. TigerDirect is a subsidiary of Systemax Inc.

The LAB Miami is a 10,000sqft+ work-learn campus for social and tech innovation. Of the 100+ companies already taking space, the LAB Miami’s members range from freelancers, early-stage startups and nonprofits to companies with multiple funding rounds, international VCs, and traditional SMBs.

Refresh Miami, a non-profit organization, is the largest grassroots entrepreneurial and technology community in South Florida. Meeting monthly, Refresh regularly attracts hundreds of people who are coming together to improve the startup and technology scene in greater Miami. Over 5,000 members strong, Refresh is a driving force behind the Miami tech scene.


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