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Aerospace
Our mission is to share the wonders of space with children of all ages and to foster affordable space travel opportunities for all people.
Big Data
Data in the world is doubling every 18 months and the power of Big Data is unlimited. What is Big Data, really? How is it defined? Click here to find out.
Cloud Computing
With the invention of “the cloud”, data is accessible virtually anywhere and changed the way we work. What is the power of the cloud? What's the future? Click here to find out.
Customs
All countries implement customs laws and regulations and for global tech companies it's important to know how to maneuver them. TechAmerica helps.
Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity is one of the major topics in the technology industry and has become a focus at all levels of government.
Education
Ensuring American students receive high quality education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math is critical to the growth of the U.S. technology industry. Here's what's happening.
Energy
Our industry is dependent on efficient and sustainable energy sources. Find out how.
Environment
For companies to thrive, it’s important to find the balance of environmentally-friendly practices and positive business outcomes. Click here to find out more.
Export Controls
In a global economy with goods and services constantly exchanged between countries, it’s important for TechAmerica members to remain up-to-date on current export regulations. That’s where we come in.
Health and Human Services
Technological advancements in health and human services is not only advancing the quality of service, but also positively impacting job creation. Click here to find out.
Homeland Security
Technology plays a key role in enabling America to protect itself from security threats. Click here to find out.
Identity Assurance
Let’s make sure we all are who we say we are. Click here to find out identity management protects individuals, businesses and public agencies.
Immigration
We support policies that enable access to the best and brightest talent from around the world. Click here to see where we stand.
Intellectual Property
Innovation and creativity are essential for economic growth, and it’s vital to protect those developing new technologies. Click here to find out.
Internet Governance
Protection of the internet is necessary, but regulations shouldn't impede on the sharing of ideas and online growth. Click here to find out more information.
National Security
Cyberspace needs protecting much like land, sea, air and space. Click here to find out TechAmerica works with the defense and intelligence community.
Privacy
Privacy is one of the hottest topics in tech. Get the latest developments here.
Procurement—State/Local
State and local governments; educational institutions, both K-12 and higher education, are increasingly using technology to better serve their citizens and to deliver services. We know the latest.
Procurement—Federal
The federal government is one of the largest purchasers of technology but navigating the system can be challenging. We can help.
Small Business
Tech startups drive the innovation economy, and we think business leaders and policymakers need to do everything they can to ensure their growth and success.
Supply Chain
Ensuring that the public sector supply chain remains secure and free from malicious products and services or inferior and counterfeit products is a top priority.
Tax
Fair and innovation-friendly tax policy is critical to a vibrant technology industry.
Telecom
More of us are communicating more often in more ways than ever before. Sound broadband policy is the key to that.
Trade
95% of the world’s consumers live outside the United States. Building stronger trade ties and ensuring open access to overseas markets is critical to tech.

TechAmerica Powered by CompTIA and 24 State Technology Councils Join Forces to Advocate for Tech-Friendly Policies

Grassroots Network Continues to Grow Representing Tech Businesses throughout the Country   Washington, D.C., – January 28, 2015 – TechAmerica powered by CompTIA today announced a 35 percent increase in new strategic partnerships focused on increasing grassroots advocacy throughout the United States.  The grassroots coalition now reaches more than 14,000 technology companies in more than…

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TechAmerica Announces “California Tech Champions” for 2014

Recognizes Five State Legislators for their Contribution to the State’s Tech Industry SACRAMENTO, CA, January 21, 2015 – TechAmerica, the public sector and public advocacy department of CompTIA, today announced its recognition of five California legislators as “Tech Champions” for their consistent leadership and support of the technology industry in the State Legislature. The Tech…

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Pass the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act

Since its initial enactment in 1998, the Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA) has banned federal, state and local governments from taxing Internet access charges, as well as from assessing multiple or discriminatory taxes on electronic commerce. The stated purpose of this law was to “ … promote and preserve the commercial, educational, and informational potential…

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SLG Market Webinar Tackles IT Security and Mobility Solutions Issues

Nearly 150 member companies and state executives joined a TechAmerica powered by CompTIA webinar featuring state and local government experts speaking to the SLG market in 2015 and beyond. The environment is colored by post-election transition activity and continuing challenges presented by thorny issues like IT security and mobility solutions.  Against this landscape, SLGs are…

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Former Rep. Jim Moran from Northern Virginia to lobby on behalf of defense, tech

James P. Moran Jr., the recently retired Democratic congressman from Northern Virginia, is joining the law firm McDermott Will & Emery in Washington.

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New Rules in China Upset Western Tech Companies

The Chinese government has adopted new regulations requiring companies that sell computer equipment to Chinese banks to turn over secret source code, submit to invasive audits and build so-called back doors into hardware and software, according to a co…

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February 10, 2015 8:00 AM to February 11, 2015 5:00 PM

Defense Strategic Planning Forum

March 03, 2015 1:00 PM to March 03, 2015 5:30 PM

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