How A University Snagged A Presidential Debate!
South Florida Technology Alliance and Host.net to Feature Lynn University's
Chief Information Officer and a Pre-Event Workshop Focused on How to Develop a
Successful Technology Internship Program
BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 19, 2014
BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --South Florida Technology
Alliance and Host.net will host a business technology education program
featuring Chris Boniforti titled "How a University Snagged a Presidential
Debate". The presentation will cover how Lynn University was able to secure
the last Presidential Debate in October 2012. Mr. Boniforti will explore the
steps, expectations and challenges of hosting the largest international event
that Lynn University, Boca Raton and Palm Beach County has ever hosted.
Hosting the debate was an incredible honor but it also demanded tremendous
resources, planning and commitment. Mr. Boniforti will also share with the
audience behind the scenes information that was introduced during the debate
process. He will also highlight some of the project planning that went into
this year-long initiative and some of the challenges that arose.
The event takes place from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 27,
2014, at Lynn University, 3601 North Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33431.
The event will be preceded with a pre-event workshop exploring how to build
successful internship programs and grow fresh talent. The workshop will bring
together both interns, as well as technology company executives with firsthand
experience managing internship programs to demystify and provide audience
members will actionable ways to maximize the value of internships- both for
the interns and companies alike.
Presentation by Chris Boniforti "How a University Snagged a
Presidential Debate" featuring a pre-event Workshop Titled
WHAT: "Grow Fresh Talent with an Internship Program" Presented by:
InfoTech Workforce Development Initiative Chairs Mark Smith,
3C Interactive & Jacqueline Grellinger, AXA Advisors
WHO: South Florida Technology Alliance and HOST.net, Silver
WHEN: Networking and panel discussion from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.,
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Green Center for the Expressive Arts Building on Lynn
WHERE: University Campus, 3601 N Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL
Non-Members: $55; SFTA Standard Member: $25; SFTA Premier
COST: Member: $15; Students: $10 (students must register with email
address ending with .edu)
CONTACT: Linda Gove: (954) 239-9739 or
For more information, journalists may contact Linda Gove at
MEDIA: SFTA at 954.239.9739 or email
About the South Florida Technology Alliance
The SFTA promotes the growth, success and awareness of the South Florida
technology community. Its member roster includes South Florida's leading
high-tech, high-growth companies. Through events, networking, programs and
education, the SFTA provides south Florida's technology-related companies,
academic institutions, and entrepreneurs with an active forum to grow the
business of technology. For more information, visit www.SouthFloridaTech.org.
Host.net is a multinational provider of managed infrastructure services
focusing on cloud computing and storage, colocation, connectivity and business
continuity for enterprise organizations. The company operates multiple
enterprise class data centers and geographically diverse cloud platforms
connected to an extensive fiber optic backbone designed to connect their
clients to their suite of managed services. It serves customers in most major
metropolitan regions of North America as well as portions of Europe. Founded
in 1996, Host.net is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida. Further information
about Host.net is available at www.host.net.
About Lynn University
Lynn University is an independent, innovative college based in Boca Raton,
Florida. With more than 2,000 students from 90 countries and nearly all 50 US
states, the school is consistently ranked among the top five most
international schools byU.S. News and World Report's"America's Best
Colleges." Lynn's NCAA Division II Fighting Knights have won 21 national
titles, and its Conservatory of Music features a world-renowned faculty of
performers and scholars. The school's Dialogues of Learning curriculum,
award-winning iPad program and international student base help Lynn graduates
gain the intellectual flexibility and global experience to fulfill their
potential in an ever-changing world. For more information,
Modcompis a part of publicly traded CSP, Inc.. Founded in 1968, CSPIand its
subsidiaries develop and market IT integration solutions and high-performance
computer systems to meet the diverse requirements of our industrial,
commercial, and defense customers worldwide. Globally, Modcomp provides
solutions and services for complex IT environments including managed services,
disaster recovery, mobility, security, data center management, and
collaboration. To learn more about Modcomp, please visitwww.modcomp.com.
Editor's Note: Panelists are available for media interviews. Complimentary
media passes available upon request.
MEDIA CONTACTS: SFTA
SOURCE South Florida Technology Alliance
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