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GIT Conference & Networking Reception

Our community is working together to build the best Information Technology workforce in the country and to be globally recognized as a technology hub. Gainesville Information Technology (GIT), a program of FloridaWorks in collaboration with the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce (GACC), is an initiative focused on assisting local employers with their hiring needs by recruiting, retaining and continuously upgrading the skills of the IT talent pool.

The GIT Conference is an exclusive event for Gainesville’s leading IT employers and human resources staff that recruits IT talent. The conference is on Wednesday, September 18 from 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the GRU Eastside Operations Center, 4747 North Main Street.

The Gainesville Information Technology Conference will address methods to attract and recruit IT candidates, while educating and cultivating IT interest in our future workforce.  The conference provides a platform to identify and discuss community resources needed to staff local companies that need a qualified technology workforce.

Lunch is generously provided by Romano’s Macaroni Grill. A networking reception will follow the conference, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., at Half Cork’d, 116 SE 1st Street. The conference is free of charge through the generous support of our sponsors; however seating is limited. RSVP by emailing Shareen@GainesvilleChamber.com.

This event is brought to you by FloridaWorks, Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce, and Gainesville Regional Utilities. Event sponsors include: Plum Creek, Half Cork’d, Romano’s Macaroni Grill, Kelly Services, Infinite Energy, City of Gainesville, ReTech and 352 Digital Agency and Web Development Company. If interested in sponsorships, contact Shareen Baptiste via phone, 352.334.7100 x.302, or email, Shareen@GainesvilleChamber.com.

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