The #VOICE18 Summit in partnership with Modev, sponsored by Amazon Alexa exceeded all expectations. Approximately 1,500 people were estimated to attend the Summit and by the day two, 2,400 people had grace the doors of NJIT. Pete Erickson, Founder and CEO of VOICE and Modev, shares the Summit's road to Newark. Here's a small excerpt:
"We decided at that point that we’d put together an RFP and let the right city come to us. It came down to four: Newark, New York, Philadelphia and Los Angeles. All of those cities would have been great places to have a conference. But the Newark response for us was unique in that it was close to a major metropolitan area, but also had a lot of really attractive features throughout."
Read more of his op-ed piece here.
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