Austin Technology Council Announces Wells Fargo Private Bank to Sponsor Gateway Event

ATC Gateway Event March 7 Expects to Draw Hundreds of Austin Local Technology Leaders, National Investors, Press, Influencers

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“We appreciate the value ATC brings to the Austin technology community as well as the entire Austin business community,” said Joe Hewell, regional managing director for Wells Fargo Private Bank in Austin.

Austin, TX (PRWEB) February 15, 2013

Austin Technology Council (ATC) is pleased today to announce Wells Fargo Private Bank as Presenting sponsor of its upcoming Gateway event, kicking off SXSW for Austin area technology leaders and our out of town visitors. Wells Fargo Private Bank is on board to sponsor the event which will bring together the Austin technology community and fellow industry leaders, decision makers, venture capitalists and angel investors from around the country. ATC and The Private Bank will be hosting this event on Thursday, March 7, from 5 - 10 pm, at ACL Live at The Moody Theater. Save your VIT (very important techie) spot fast, at:

“We appreciate the value ATC brings to the Austin technology community as well as the entire Austin business community,” said Joe Hewell, regional managing director for Wells Fargo Private Bank in Austin. “Many of our clients are involved in the growing tech ecosystem in Central Texas, and we are grateful for the opportunity to give back to our clients through this program involving such a high caliber group of leaders.”

Over the 10 days in March, ATC will showcase the SXSW Interactive activities of its members, including panel appearances, new events, company parties, meet ups or office hours. ATC members will also be highlighted in several ways at the Gateway event, which will also feature executive networking at its best, live music by the White Ghost Shivers, and LED dancers, all on the porch at ACL Live at the Moody Theater.

“We believe ATC is the Gateway to all things technology in Austin, and we are so very excited to bring our mission to life with events like Gateway,” said Julie Huls, president, Austin Technology Council. “We are overwhelmed about the response to our event and appreciative of the support from the folks at Wells Fargo Private Bank who are enabling us and the community the opportunity to showcase the best of Austin tech.”

In addition to the Gateway event, ATC extended to its members an exclusive discount on SXSW Interactive badges, with more than 50% off normal prices. To gain access to an invitation to the March 7 event, and additional ATC benefits at SXSW, you must be a member of ATC. ATC is extending a special temporary membership option, especially for out of town visitors. More information can be found at Companies must join ATC by February 28, 2013 for access to the March 7 event.

About Wells Fargo Private Bank:

Wells Fargo Private Bank, the fourth largest wealth management provider in the United States (Barron’s 2012), offers a full range of financial services and products to help individuals and families build, manage, preserve and transfer their wealth. The Private Bank services clients across North America and internationally, and oversees more than $169 billion in assets under management (1/13).

About the Austin Technology Council:
With more than 7,000 members and friends, 1,200 C-level executive members, and 200 member companies, the Austin Technology Council (ATC) has been focused on the growth and success of the Austin tech community since 1994. Members reap the benefits of premier professional development; insight and feedback from peers; the best in industry data to help grow businesses; and opportunities to give back to the Austin community through charitable initiatives. Current ATC board members are leaders at companies or organizations like Austin Technology Incubator, CacheIQ, Gazzang, Homeaway, IBM, PeopleAdmin, Samsung, Spinal Restoration, Spredfast and Vinson & Elkins. More on ATC can be found at: or @ATCouncil on Twitter.


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