New York, NY (PRWEB) May 10, 2017
Celebrating 50 years, the Wall Street Technology Association (WSTA®) provides financial industry technology professionals, vendors, service providers, and consultants forums to learn from and connect with each other. The WSTA will be hosting a 50th Anniversary Summer Social Celebration on July 19, 2017 at La Sirena in New York City. Approximately 400 financial technology professionals are expected to attend. This premier social event for the financial services industry is a great opportunity to network with colleagues, while developing new business relationships in a relaxed atmosphere.
About the Wall Street Technology Association
The WSTA facilitates educational seminars and networking events where members meet and exchange ideas and best practices that assist them in effectively capitalizing on technology advances and dealing with financial industry business challenges. Founded in 1967, the WSTA is a not-for-profit association with a long history of evolving to meet the needs of its members.
The WSTA hosts seminars, panel discussions, roundtables, and social events in New York City and Boston. These events offer many opportunities to stay on top of leading technologies, as well as network and share information with industry colleagues. The WSTA’s monthly Digital News provides additional educational content and information about the WSTA and industry-related activities. The recently redesigned website is a dynamic resource for keeping on top of the latest information and offers access to additional resources including white papers, webinars, videos, and information about other industry events.
Financial Firm Members
WSTA financial firm members are employed at banks, brokerages, hedge funds, insurance companies and other financial firms. The WSTA currently has about 2,400 members from over 50 different firms; 81% of the members hold senior titles such as CIOs, CTOs, Vice President, Director and Manager. The WSTA also reaches over 2,200 prospective financial firm technology professionals with information about educational and networking opportunities.
Affiliates and Sponsors
Affiliates and sponsors are an integral component of the WSTA. As a not-for-profit organization, they contribute significantly by providing the resources needed to run the educational and networking programs for WSTA financial firm members. These programs strengthen the bond between members and companies that serve the technology needs of the financial community.
The WSTA currently has over 100 technology firms that participate in the WSTA as an affiliate or sponsor. Companies that provide cloud, big data, mobility, security, software, infrastructure, networking, social, telecom and other industry-related solutions find the WSTA an invaluable forum to create awareness, educate and develop relationships with financial industry professionals.