Witty Web Solutions is an active builder of the local tech community of Miami and Ft. Lauderdale areas.
We believe in our mission to not only provide technology solutions for South FL markets but also to actively contribute to the growth of technology in this part of the world. This is done via education, increasing awareness, new jobs creation and innovation.
Historically we have been involved a lot in the Miami’s tech start-ups community and we are still active in that arena. Over the last two years we also geared towards events where more established companies are involved. As of 2018 we also have plans to attend Regional and National tech events such as South by Southwest, Google Cloud, IBM Think etc.
We are active participants into the following events:
1. International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners
IACMP gathers the South Florida Channel partners of Microsoft in an effort to promote this company’s technologies and business practices. The events are less visible to the general Miami and Ft. Lauderdale areas tech communities but they are very significant and important in participation. The events encourage networking and tech community building and they tend to focus on prepackaged infrastructure and services solutions. However opportunities for custom software development do exist. Most of the companies represented are established companies with corporate participation as w
2. IT Palooza
Annual corporate driven event with an emphasis on infrastructure and data communication. All the major South Florida companies are present. The event is full in work shops and presentations, it has an exhibitors area and it also provides a job fair. The event usually takes place at Nova Southeastern University in Broward and gathers a 500+ crowd.
3. eMerge Americas
Probably the biggest local event gathering crowds in excess of 1,000 people. The event promotes technology in South Florida as a growing regional technology entrepreneurial hub. All the major national corporations, mid size firms and start-ups are represented. The event also boosts a start-ups exhibition, a job fair and live pitches.
4. Start-Up Grind
This is a Google franchised start-ups geared event that usually takes place in Wynwood. It takes place either at the LAB or at Venture Hive in Downtown Miami. The event usually gathers a crowd of 30-40 local companies with technology or technology related initiatives. The speakers are successful entrepreneurs or corporate executives and occasionally venture capitalists / tech investors.
5. Tech.Co (former Tech Cocktail)
Fairly large event organized by this national company that runs tech events in other cities as well. In Miami the event usually takes place in Wynwood and it gathers between 150 and 200 attendants. There are stage presentations by local start-ups, national companies and tech investors. There are good networking opportunities during the event. There are larger and more frequent events in NYC and San Francisco.
6. Refresh Miami
This is one of the few great quality grass roots Miami events. It’s monthly tech event that usually takes place in Downtown Miami. The event is geared towards start-ups but there is usually a larger participation with Corporate and mid size firms as well. There are stage presentations by local companies and networking opportunities in the start-ups and corporate arenas. There are usually 100+ participants on each event.