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LVTech Field Trip: KIZ Update

Iacocca Hall (Wood Dining Room) 111 Research Drive Bethlehem, PA 18015 , Bethlehem, PA (map)

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Join us for the Southside Bethlehem KIZ Annual Update on Tuesday November 21st from 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. This free event will be held in the Wood Dining Room on the 2nd floor of Iacocca Hall. Since 2004, the Southside Bethlehem KIZ has invested over $7 million in over 90 start-up companies and continues to be a regional leader in innovation. Learn about the $15,000 Technology Transfer Grants, $2,500-$3,750 Student Internship Grants, and $100,000 in annual KIZ Tax Credits that are available to eligible start-up companies located in Southside Bethlehem. Hear from a variety of presenters and receive updates on 3 KIZ Companies (with videos)!


8:00 - 8:55 Networking, Breakfast Buffet, Company Displays

9:00 - 10:00 Presentations


Robert Donchez - Mayor (City of Bethlehem)

John Simon - President (Lehigh University)

Asher Schiavone - Economic Development Coordinator, Director of KIZ (City of Bethlehem)

Paul Hodges - CEO (Soltech Solutions LLC)

Mark Erickson - President (Northampton Community College)

Val Arzunian - CEO (UBMe, Inc.)

Justin Jacobs - Co-founder (FreeBowler LLC)

Sheri Collins - Deputy Secretary (PADCED Office of Technology and Innovation)


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