Thursday, January 10, 2013

BDPA Celebrates Life Technologies as a Silver Level Corporate Sponsor

Ranked ninth of the 50 Most Innovative Companies in the World according to Fast Company, Life Technologies was a first-time Silver Level corporate sponsor of the 2012 National BDPA Technology Conference held last year in Baltimore [SOURCE].

Advocating for global diversity, BDPA is at the forefront of market share, membership, transformational change, operational cleanup, and value proposition. And nearly 37 years after its inception, BDPA continues to stand as a leader in delivering 21st century technological programs, education, mentoring, support, and services for world class IT professionals.
"We are delighted to have Life Technologies as a BDPA partner. In addition to this generous $34,000 sponsorship, they are underwriting BDPA memberships for 36 college students. Life Technologies is recognized as the premier association of professional African Americans in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.. The annual conference provides an ideal venue to showcase Life Technologies’ commitment to workforce diversity," said Monique Berry, National BDPA President.
 Recognized as a leader in diversity biotechnology, Life Technologies (LIFE) has $3.3 billion in client sales in 160 countries with a fast-growing intellectual property estate of nearly 3,900 patents and exclusive licenses. They also employ approximately 9,000 people. A Life Technologies representative states, “We believe in the power of science and appreciate its rigorous discipline. That’s what drives our passion for innovation, leading to transformative offerings that support endeavors throughout the world.”
Life Technologies is a phenomenal corporation providing some of the most advanced and amazing bio-technology products, in addition to a broad base of extensive research services. National BDPA is very excited and proud to be partnered with Life Technologies and we look forward to integrating their people and technical solutions within our local and national programs,” says Robert Gavin, BDPA Account Manager assigned to Life Technologies.
As a global member focused technology organization with 45 active chapters in the United States, BDPA will host its 35th annual National BDPA Technology Conference on August 14-17, 2013, at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC. For more information on creating a corporate partnership with BDPA, contact Wayne Hicks, Director, BDPA Corporate Sales Department, (513) 284-4968,

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