Saratoga Partnership to Promote Saratoga County at SEMICON West 2018

Agency will meet one-on-one with prospective companies and partners at leading U.S. semiconductor industry conference and trade show

The Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership,Saratoga County, NY’s economic development agency, will ramp up its efforts to market Saratoga County to the worldwide semiconductor industry this week during SEMICON West 2018, the flagship U.S. event for connecting the electronics manufacturing supply chain.

Saratoga Partnership President Marty Vanags and Vice President Shelby Schneider will meet face-to-face with top executives and leading professionals from microelectronics manufacturing, supplier and partner companies and organizations throughout SEMICON West 2018, whichis being held July 10 through 12 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Those meetings offer prime opportunities to discuss the assets and advantages of Saratoga County, including its location as the home of GLOBALFOUNDRIES, the world’s most advanced semiconductor manufacturer.

“SEMICON West offers fertile ground to meet one-on-one with leading semiconductor executives and companies, and to share with them the value of locating or expanding in Saratoga County,” said Marty Vanags, President of the Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership. “From GLOBALFOUNDRIES to a growing list of supply chain companies and partners, Saratoga County is already home to a vibrant microelectronics sector. We look forward to building that ecosystem through the discussions we’ll have this week and beyond.”

In addition to those meetings, Vanags and Schneider will take part in educational sessions that highlight new innovations and the evolving semiconductor industry roadmap; attend networking events to further engage with potential companies and partners; and collaborate with the New York Loves Nanotech contingent as part of a cohesive approach to economic outreach.

With a theme of “Beyond Smart,” SEMICON West 2018 will highlight the engines of future industry expansion, including smart transportation, smart manufacturing, smart medtech, smart data, big data, artificial intelligence, blockchain and the Internet of Things (IoT).

With several hundred exhibitors, more than 100 hours of diverse programming, and dozens of networking opportunities, SEMICON West 2018 provides the insights, access, and technical and business intelligence needed to get ahead in today’s disruptive, fast-changing business environment. For more information, visitwww.semiconwest.org.