Hessen & the Region of FrankfurtRheinMain IT Roadshow to Austin, TX and Silicon Valley, CA, September 16-20, 2013

  Hessen & the Region of FrankfurtRheinMain IT Roadshow to Austin, TX and
  Silicon Valley, CA, September 16-20, 2013

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- September 16, 2013

Hessen Trade & Invest GmbH will be touring the U.S. with their regional
partner FrankfurtRheinMain Corp., September 16-20, 2013, to promote business
and technology growth in Hessen. They will provide U.S. decision-makers and
investors with insight on how to grow their European business via the greater
Frankfurt region and Hessen, Europe's Hi-Tech Hub with more than 8,000 IT
companies. Networking events will be hosted in Austin, TX and Silicon Valley,
CA, two exemplary U.S. technology clusters and centers for business.

Prof. Ralf Steinmetz, Ph.D., State Advisor for IT, and Head of Multimedia
Communications Lab, Technische Universität Darmstadt, will speak on “Europe's
largest IT & Gaming Region: How to maximize your market potential via
Frankfurt & Hessen”. He will include the topic of Hessen’s House of IT (HIT),
a center of excellence, initiated by the Hessen Ministry for Economics and

Hessen & the Region of FrankfurtRheinMain “Where Technology & Business

W Hotel Austin
September 17, 2013
Austin, TX
Local Partners: State of Texas, City of Austin, Austin Chamber, Austin
Technology Council

Stanford Faculty Club
September 19, 2013
Stanford, CA
Local Partners: TeamCalifornia, Silicon Valley Econonic Development Alliance

Please click on Registration Link for events or contact

Speakers will also include John Steen, Texas Secretary of State, Brent Bellm,
COO, HomeAway, David L. Adams, CEO, Crytek USA.

In Hessen over 10,000 companies in the ICT sector with over 100,000 employees
generate a turnover of over Euros 23 billion. Often referred to as Europe’s
Silicon Valley, FrankfurtRheinMain is especially strong in the area of
software development. 6 of TOP25 standard software companies and 9 of the
TOP25 IT service companies in Germany have their headquarters in Hessen.

Companies interested in strengthening their ties to Germany and Europe should
attend the events and also arrange one-on-one meetings with Hessen’s
representatives. Executives from SMEs and major employers, Tech & Gaming
Professionals, Entrepreneurs, Economic developers and government leaders and
managers are all welcome. The events are cost-free, however, registration is


Hessen Trade & Invest
Kristina Garcia, 212-703-5566
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