MHTA — Minnesota has been ranked 12th in the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation’s 2017 State New Economy Index, up from 13th in 2014 when the report was last released. The State New Economy Index uses 25 indicators to measure the extent to which state economies are knowledge-based, globalized, entrepreneurial, IT-driven, and innovation-oriented.
Minnesota ranks 12th in ITIF’s 2017 State New Economy Index
Join MHTA for the 2018 DC Fly-In
MHTA — MHTA president & CEO, Margaret Anderson Kelliher, will lead a delegation of MHTA members to Washington, DC on February 13-14, 2018 to meet with members of Minnesota’s congressional delegation. The DC Fly-in is part of an advocacy effort by our national partner, CompTIA, and the Technology Councils of North America (TECNA).
Tech Experience Tours underway for 2017-2018 school year
The Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) is partnering with TALENT Software Services to provide unique Tech Experience Tours for students interested in learning more about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Careers and the high tech business world. During the 2017-2018 school year, we are connecting middle and high school students with high-tech companies in Minnesota.
Donate to the MHTA Foundation on Give to the Max Day!
MHTA — November 16 is Give to the Max Day — consider donating to the MHTA Foundation’s STEM programming. You don’t even have to wait until November 16; you can schedule your gift for Give to the Max Day today!
Comcast launches gigabit internet in Twin Cities
MHTA — Comcast has launched a new internet service that delivers speeds of 1 gigabit internet in the Twin Cities; their phased activation will deliver these same speeds across their entire Twin Cities service area over the next couple of months, meaning all homes across Twin Cities will have access to gigabit service.