NanoBusiness Alliance Announces New Venue, Dates for Fifth Annual NanoBusiness 2006 Conference and Exhibition on Nanotechnology

NanoBusiness 2006
NEW YORK, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 8, 2005--The NanoBusiness Alliance today announced that its fifth annual NanoBusiness Conference and Exhibition will be returning to New York City from May 17 - 19, 2006. NanoBusiness 2006 will be moving uptown to the larger Marriott Marquis in Times Square, to better accommodate its growing community of attendees, sponsors and exhibitors. Complete event information can be found online at www.nanobusiness2006.com.

NanoBusiness 2006 is expected to attract hundreds of business leaders, investors, venture capitalists, scientists, engineers, government officials and visionaries who are driving the nanotechnology revolution. Over three days of comprehensive corporate presentations, in-depth panels, executive keynotes, educational sessions, and networking opportunities, NanoBusiness 2006 will explore a broad range of issues relating to nanotechnology and investing, commercialization, economic development, global opportunities, and much more.

“NanoBusiness 2005 broke all previous records by welcoming over 50 sponsors to the event, and as our 2006 conference promises to be even larger, it was clear that we had outgrown our previous home at the Marriott Financial Center Hotel”

"Now in its fifth year, our NanoBusiness events were the first industry conferences focused on furthering the business of nanotechnology, and have developed a well-deserved reputation as the industry's premiere nanotech conferences," said Sean Murdock, Executive Director of the NanoBusiness Alliance. "For 2006, our conference program will once again feature CEOs from major corporations as well as nanotech startups, and is designed to provide our attendees with all the information necessary to move research and application development to commercialization, as well as to showcase the ongoing integration of small tech products into the global economy."

In addition to its highly-respected conference program, NanoBusiness 2006 will also feature an expanded exhibition as part of the event.

"NanoBusiness 2005 broke all previous records by welcoming over 50 sponsors to the event, and as our 2006 conference promises to be even larger, it was clear that we had outgrown our previous home at the Marriott Financial Center Hotel," said Vincent Caprio, Event Director. "We're excited about our move to the Marriott Marquis, where we will be able to showcase our participating companies in New York's first-ever true exhibit hall dedicated to nanotechnology."

"The NanoBusiness Alliance is committed to providing education and community to the numerous and varied industries involved in nanotechnology," said Dr. Nathan Tinker, Conference Chairman and co-Founder of the NanoBusiness Alliance, "and our NanoBusiness conferences have proven to be an invaluable platform from which to accomplish these objectives. As we enter our fifth year of conferences, we are excited about the changes in place designed to further the goals of Alliance and our conference delegates."

For additional information, please visit http://www.nanobusiness2006.com.

About The NanoBusiness Alliance

The NanoBusiness Alliance is the industry association for the emerging nanotechnology industry. Through its extensive network of leading startups, Fortune 500 companies, research institutions, non-governmental organizations and public-private partnerships, the Alliance shapes nanotechnology policy and helps accelerate the commercialization of nanotechnology innovations. The NanoBusiness Alliance has offices in New York, Chicago, Connecticut and Washington, DC. For more information, visit http://www.nanobusiness.org.

Contacts

for The NanoBusiness Alliance
Schwartz Public Relations
Steven Wright-Mark, 212-677-8700 ext. 29
steven@schwartzpr.com

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