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Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $190 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also owns and produces the International CES, the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow, which unites more than 100,000 retail buyers, distributors, manufacturers, market analysts, importers, exporters, and press from 140 countries.



Silicon Valley


TechWadi is the leading non-profit organization building bridges between Silicon Valley and the Arab world. From its beginnings as the community of top Arab American technology professionals in Silicon Valley, TechWadi has evolved into a powerful platform for collaboration – with members and events spanning across the world.

In Silicon Valley, TechWadi brings together technology movers and shakers through conferences, networking events, workshops, and mentorship programs. In the MENA region, TechWadi works with leading regional and international organizations to empower high impact entrepreneurs and help build a sustainable infrastructure to help entrepreneurship thrive and succeed.

TechWadi is embarking on this ambitious road with the help and backing of many friends: a strong Board of Directors, a dedicated team of volunteers, a powerful network of Charter Members, and key partners that share our bold vision. Leveraging our deep roots in Silicon Valley, the world’s entrepreneurship capital, we are confident we can contribute to the Arab world’s ecosystem in an exceptional way.


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Plug and Play Tech Center is a thriving Silicon Valley community of over 300 startups from all over the world. Our mission is to help startups grow. We accomplish that mission through a number of strategic partnerships, including 170 investors who participate in regular screening sessions exclusive to Plug and Play members. We also have active International, University, and Corporate divisions to create an ecosystem of innovation that goes beyond just startups. In addition to offering a professional working environment that is as flexible as Silicon Valley itself, we host a number of networking events, we offer various educational programs and seminars, and we offer a number of services from banking and accounting to funding and M&A support.




Washington D.C.



TechAmerica is the leading voice for the U.S. technology industry and the “Champion of Innovation.”  Our 1,000 member companies span the entire spectrum of technology from software to semiconductors and from start-up to multi-national. Our companies serve as drivers of economic growth and job creation.

Founded in 1943 by David Packard and 17 of HP’s contractors, TechAmerica is the industry’s largest national advocacy organization and is dedicated to helping members’ top and bottom lines.  We promote and protect the industry’s interests through grassroots-to-global policy advocacy, while helping our members grow through providing access across the country — and around the world — to commercial and government executives, peers, financial analysts, and investors.

The association’s headquarters is located in our nation’s capital and we have a total network of 20 offices across the country and two overseas. Through affiliations with the Technology Councils of North America (TECNA) and the World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA), we offer the industry’s only grassroots to global network, serving the needs of our members wherever they do business.


Northern Virginia Technology Council

The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia. As the largest technology council in the nation, NVTC serves about 1,000 companies from all sectors of the technology industry, as well as service providers, universities, foreign embassies, non-profit organizations and governmental agencies. Through its member companies, NVTC represents about 200,000 employees in the region.

NVTC provides its members with:

      Over 150 networking and educational events per year;

      Comprehensive member benefit services;

      Public policy advocacy on a broad range of technology issues at the state and regional levels, with involvement in federal issues as they relate to workforce and education concerns;

      Community service opportunities through active involvement in community projects and philanthropy through the Equal Footing Foundation.