Interactive Tech Fair At Unum Is Chatech's November Connect

Saturday, November 11, 2017

ChaTech’s monthly November Connect, Interactive Tech Fair, is an experience where technology enthusiasts and professionals can see, feel, and hear the wonderment of new innovations in the field.  The fair will take place on Wednesday, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Unum, 500 Walnut St.   

ChaTech members and the public are invited see emerging technologies, as well as hands-on, interactive and engaging demonstrations from local companies and technology professionals.  Attendees will be inspired and gain new insights, while learning how 3D printing and augmented reality, robotics and other technologies that may impact their businesses.

Vendors include Branch Technology, Public Education Foundation, Stem School Chattanooga, EPB, i-Card, LifeWrap CPR, CBL, Kenco, UnifiedAV, Chattanooga State Community College and Unum.  This month’s sponsor is Wrightcore.  

For information, call 423 826-8700.  In order to attend, people must register by noon on Monday, at

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