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SGNT Joint Press Announcement! (Updated February 25, 2019)

Joint Press Announcement

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Tommy Rompel
Chief Operating Officer

Heather Wuelpern
Director of Communications
Tucson Metro Chamber of Commerce
520.792.2250 x 127

Chief Executive Officer
Startup Tucson

Tucson, Arizona, February 25, 2019 [UPDATE] – The press conference & event, to be held February 26, 4:30pm, at the Tucson Metro Chamber, will feature an appearance and remarks by Mayor Jonathan Rothschild. Additionally, Paul Durham (Ward 3) and Richard Fimbres (Ward 5) will attend and offer support for Tucson’s startup and business communities.


<<original press announcement below >>

Tucson, Arizona, February 21, 2019 – The Tucson Metro Chamber of Commerce, StartupTucson, and SGNT (pronounced sig-net) are holding a press conference & event on February 26, 2019 @ 4:30pm. A major announcement shall be jointly made regarding Tucson’s startup community and the importance of cooperation between The Tucson Metro Chamber and Startup Tucson in regard to promoting innovation and collective-impact in the Tucson area.

SGNT, a Tucson-based technology startup and recent National Science Foundation (NSF) grant awardee has greatly benefited from a program piloted by the Tucson Metro Chamber and Startup Tucson last year(2018); details of which to be revealed at the event.

This press event will be held at the Tucson Metro Chamber of Commerce (465 W St Mary’s Rd) and coincides with the following events:

·        Ribbon-cutting and grand opening of SGNT’s new office (located at the Tucson Metro Chamber’s building).

·        Collaborative Ecosystem Mixer featuring both the Chamber Xchange Networking February Event and a Startup Tucson Networking Event, sponsored by SGNT.

“While we at SGNT have worked very hard and developed a great team and technology, none of this would have been possible without the incredible support we’ve received from Startup Tucson and the Tucson Metro Chamber of Commerce,” said Emil Tremblay, CEO of SGNT. “Because of these two superb organizations we have more resources, more access to talent,and more community support than we ever imagined possible.”

“We couldn’t be happier being involved with helping such an innovative company reach their goals and make their dream a reality,” says Amber Smith, President & CEO of the Tucson Metro Chamber.

“Startups like SGNT are a great example of what is possible in Tucson,” said Liz Pocock, CEO of Startup Tucson. “We are excited to formally announce the details of our collaboration with the Metro Chamber and share how future startups will have access to even greater resources for success.”

All members of the press, Tucson Metro Chamber Investors, and members of the Startup Tucson community are invited to attend the event.

Event Details

Tucson Metro Chamber of Commerce
465 W St Mary’s Rd

February 26, 2019

4:30pm - 5:00pm – Special Press Announcement
5:00pm - 7:00pm – Ecosystem Mixer – including the Chamber Xchange Mixer,Sponsored by SGNT
5:15pm - SGNT Ribbon Cutting

February 21, 2019
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