VIENNA, VIRGINIA BASED MICROTECH JOINS LARGEST-EVER U.S. BUSINESS DELEGATION TO 2016 HANNOVER MESSE TRADE SHOW

VIENNA, Va., April 13, 2016 -- MicroTech, an information technology solutions provider, today announced it will be part of the largest-ever U.S. delegation to Hannover Messe, the world’s largest trade show for industrial technology.

Scheduled for April 25-29, in Hannover, Germany, it will be the first time ever that the United States has been designated as the official Partner Country for Hannover Messe, a status that provides the more than 390 businesses and organizations in the U.S. delegation an unprecedented opportunity to be prominently featured throughout the event. President Obama will also participate in this year’s event, themed "Integrated Industry-Discover Solutions.

“The U.S. business community and the Department of Commerce have a clear message for the world: the United States is open for business. We will demonstrate and deliver on that message at the 2016 Hannover Messe,” said U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker. “We are proud to have some of America’s most innovative and forward-thinking companies joining the U.S. delegation at this year’s show.”

MicroTech will attend the trade fair as part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency delegation.  While there, Tony Jimenez, MicroTech’s President and CEO will participate in the U.S.-German policy roundtable, Changing Demographics:  Fostering Inclusive Entrepreneurship. With the ethnic, gender, and generational composition of a many countries around the world changing rapidly, this timely conversation will focus on entrepreneurial policies, programs and best practices to confront economic inequalities in immigrant, refugee and migrant populations. 

“We are honored to have our minority entrepreneurs join us on this historic trip,” said MBDA National Director Alejandra Y. Castillo. “This is a significant opportunity for our MBEs to build global partnerships and forge connections to access an even larger audience for their businesses.”

About MicroTech: MicroTech, a certified and verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certified by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), has had noteworthy success since its inception in 2004. Under Mr. Jimenez's leadership, the privately owned company has experienced exponential growth and has been repeatedly recognized as a small business success story. Described as the "hottest Hispanic business in the nation," MicroTech was ranked as the #1 Fastest Growing Hispanic Company in the Nation for three consecutive years by Hispanic Business Magazine.  MicroTech was also named one of the Top 10 Fastest Growing Hispanic-Owned Companies in the Nation for five consecutive years and has been repeatedly listed on Washington Technology's annual list of the Top 100 Government Contractors.  MicroTech provides Cloud Computing, Technology Services, Cyber Security Solutions, Products & Managed Service Solutions, Network Systems Integration, Big Data Management, Telecom Solutions & Integration and Financial Services to the public sector, as well as commercial enterprises -- managing more than a quarter of a million technology users daily. A prime contractor of over 500 Federal projects, more-than-23 procurement vehicles and with patents in cloud and mobility, MicroTech offers access to 2500 vendors and a million technology products and services across the government.

“This landmark event is the world’s most important trade fair for industrial technology and MicroTech is excited to be a part of the first-ever USA Partner Country presence at Hannover Messe" says Tony Jimenez, President and CEO of MicroTech.

Hannover Messe typically hosts more than 200,000 attendees from more than 70 countries, including global investors, buyers, distributors, resellers and government officials.

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