eMerge Americas 2016 kicks off in Miami Beach

eMerge Americas is a two-day B2B technology event where you can discover, connect and be inspired at any given moment. The event serves as a platform for the advancement of technology, a forum for idea exchange and a launchpad for innovation connecting LatinAmerica, North America and Europe.

eMerge Americas is one of the fastest growing innovation and technology event in the region. During it’s first year, it attracted 6,000 attendees growing to 10,000 in year two.

Manny Medina, holding a Miami Herald piece on eMerge Americas.

On the first day of the 2016 edition of eMerge Americas, it was filled with excitement as 13,000 attendees converged at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Manny Medina, founder of eMerge Americas, kicked off the event sharing his vision with the world of making Miami the next big information and tech hub with such an amazing event.

“This is what eMerge strives to do, create this platform where leaders of technology from all over the world gather.”

At eMerge Americas, attendees can explore how key technologies and trends — Big Data, Mobility, Start Up, Cyber Security, Cloud, and Social Business– drive innovation across the industry sectors, defining the next phase of technology.

The focal point of this effort is an annual technology conference that showcases visionary innovation, technological advancements and harnesses the power of both to unleash creativity, propel investments and, ultimately, bring national and international scale toMiami’s burgeoning tech ecosystem. Miami is known globally as the capital of the Americas. eMerge Americas is an expansion of the explosion of fresh new talent flowing into South Florida. Miami’s geography, weather, tax system and education are up to date stated founder, Manny Medina.

There’s a tremendous amount of thirst for startups and financing. With eMerge Americas, people from Bogota, Colombia can easily expand their startup with investors throughout the US, Europe and even further west. That’s what eMerge Americas is all about.