CompTIA Washington Fly-In Will Provide Advocacy Forum for IT Solution Providers

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Face-to-face sessions with Congressional leaders, staff and agency officials set for Nov. 1-3

Representatives of the information technology (IT) industry’s solution provider community will travel here in early November as participants in a “fly-in” organized by CompTIA, the non-profit trade association for the IT industry.

Solution providers are expected to discuss a wide range of issues during their time in Washington Nov. 1-3. Discussion topics are likely to include health information technology; privacy; data breach notification; cybersecurity; workforce development; taxation; regulatory matters; access to capital; and government contracting opportunities for small IT firms.

“The nation depends on a strong IT industry and infrastructure for commerce, communications, education, healthcare, security and virtually all other facets of day-to-day life,” said Elizabeth Hyman, vice president, public advocacy, CompTIA. “IT solution providers are on the front lines making all of this possible.

“That’s why it’s so important for solution providers to have a forum where they can engage and interact directly with their elected officials and government policy makers,” she continued. “Enthusiasm and support are high for our Washington fly-in. We anticipate bringing a strong cross-section of solution providers from across the country to the nation’s capital this November.”

For more information on the CompTIA Washington Fly-In, visit CompTIA Public Advocacy.

About CompTIA
CompTIA is the voice of the world’s information technology (IT) industry. As a non-profit trade association advancing the global interests of IT professionals and companies, CompTIA is the recognized authority for IT education and credentials and the primary advocate for IT businesses and workers. Through its foundation, CompTIA also enables disadvantaged populations to gain the skills they need for employment in the IT industry. CompTIA’s vision of the IT landscape is shaped by more than 25 years of global perspective and more than 2,000 members and 1,000 business partners.

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Steven Ostrowski
Director, Corporate Communications
CompTIA
630-678-8468
sostrowski(at)comptia(dot)org

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