Success TechXpo 2014!

The 4th annual 2014 TechXpo presented by Thales, was a great success! Events kicked off with the TechNovation Awards Banquet sponsored by Embraer & AT&T in which congressional awards in technology were presented to local companies for their impact on the Florida Space Coast.  Congressman Bill Posey’s office presented awards on behalf of the Melbourne Regional Chamber of East Central Florida.  Winners and awards listed below.

  • Lifetime Achievement in Technology, Scott Lewit, Structural Composites
  • Technology Executive of the Year, Glenn Latta, Thales Live TV
  • Innovative Technology Product, Rick McNeight, Modus Operandi
  • Rising Star in Technology, Edward Logue, Vision Engineering

TechXpo continued festivities at the Midair Production facility located at the Melbourne International Airport on Friday, October 3rd with an exposition showcasing the region's top technology firms in areas such as energy, aerospace, robotics, simulation, aviation, transportation, electronics, defense, 3D printing, and medical technologies. This year approximately 250 STEM students and chaperones from area high schools were able to visit the exposition floor, attend a small workshop and catch a glimpse of the USAF Thunderbirds in practice for the Melbourne Air & Space Show sponsored by Northrop Grumman on October 4th & 5th

This single-day event allowed companies with advanced technologies and innovations to display their products and services to other companies looking for resources and suppliers.  In addition, attendees could participate in a Q&A paneled Manufacturing Day Luncheon with a short presentation on the Made in Brevard program presented by Lynda Weatherman of the Economic Development Council of the Space Coast.

This year’s annual technology exposition of the Melbourne Regional Chamber could not have been possible without the continued partnership of the Florida Institute of Technology, Midair USA, Inc., The Melbourne Air & Space Show sponsored by Northrop Grumman, Event Sponsors; Thales Live TV, Embraer, AT&T and others.  Please check back for 2015 SAVE the DATE.