For the second year in a row, more than 300 middle-market homeland security industry executives, investors, and prime defense contractors looking to capitalize on growth in the homeland security and government services market are expected to attend The Homeland Security Investor Conference, a private, invitation-only event on Dec. 10 and 11, 2007, in Washington, D.C.
This premiere homeland security conference organized by CapitalSource, Civitas Group and USBX Advisory Services will highlight some of the most promising middle-market investment and business development opportunities in the global homeland security and government services market. The event will be held at the Ritz-Carlton in Washington, D.C., and provide a forum for more than 30 middle-market businesses and their CEOs to showcase their companies to industry leaders, private equity investors, and prime defense contractors.
Highlighting the event’s focus on technology in the homeland security space will be keynote speaker Tom Ridge, former Pennsylvania Governor and the first Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, who will speak during the luncheon on Tuesday, Dec. 11. Former Pennsylvania Governor Ridge is currently head of Ridge Global, a Washington, D.C., based strategic consulting firm that provides strategic consulting services that advance the security and economic interests of businesses and governments worldwide.
CapitalSource, Civitas Group and USBX Advisory Services – each a leader in their respective finance, strategic consulting and investment banking services markets – established this conference to provide large global security companies, investors, and government services representatives a first look at new business and investment opportunities from companies developing in-demand products and services in the homeland security and government services industry.
The Homeland Security Investor Conference is structured with a unique format of 30-minute presentations by CEOs of leading companies from five important sectors in the homeland security market. Those markets include: intelligence and data management, weapons of mass destruction /screening technologies, public safety and security, critical infrastructure protection, and identity solutions.
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