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Senator Rockfeller to Keynote 21st Annual “Teaming to Win”

Roanoke, WV – U.S. Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) will deliver the keynote address at the 21st annual “Teaming to Win” conference on Tuesday, May 31 at 6 p.m. at Stonewall Resort in Roanoke, West Virginia.

Dr. Anthony Cugini, Director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory, will be the luncheon keynote speaker on June 1.

For more than two decades, “Teaming to Win” has been a premier event serving West Virginia’s business community, especially its technology sector, as it strives to foster collaboration and recognize unique competencies among the many regional companies and individuals in attendance.

This year’s conference is scheduled for May 31 – June 1.

Conference registration is now open.  Visit to register.

The two-day conference incorporates more than 100 trade show exhibits, technology demonstrations, corporate presentations, business counseling sessions, keynote speakers, and other activities. A complete agenda is available on the event website.

“Teaming to Win” is also excited to announce its partnership with TechConnect for the 2011 conference. The two organizations have complimentary economic development missions.

“The partnership with TechConnect not only strengthens the conference, but encourages statewide participation,” said Wayne Barte, chairman of Teaming to Win’s board of directors.

TechConnect Executive Director Anne Barth said, “Partnering with ‘Teaming to Win’ fits into TechConnect’s mission to diversify the state’s economy and grow high wage jobs. ‘Teaming to Win’ has a long history of supporting small business growth in West Virginia and we’re eager to help launch that effort statewide.”

Corporate sponsorship opportunities remain available. Pleaseemail if interested in becoming a corporate sponsor.

Teaming to Win is a 501(c)(6) non-profit corporation providing business support conferences, educational activities, promotional forums, networking resources, workforce and business growth opportunities. The organization’s charitable purpose is to advance and improve small business prospects in West Virginia, and to facilitate educational opportunities which promote higher business standards, methods and practices.

TechConnectWV is a 501(c)3 non-profit coalition of public and private partners dedicated to growing and diversifying West Virginia’s economy by boosting the state’s innovation economy. The organization serves as a forum and facilitator to spur collaboration within West Virginia’s technology community, bringing the assets of statewide entities to the table to spur technology commercialization and stimulate the creation of tech-based companies and jobs.