Nextiva, an industry leading provider of cloud-based business phone services, served as a Copper Sponsor of the 2013 Arizona SciTech Festival. The six-week festival was held from February 6 to March 17 in venues across the state and included more than 300 workshops, conversations and debates, exhibitions, concerts, tours and events. The celebrations focused on science, technology, engineering, and math and were designed for Arizonans of all ages.
As a sponsor, Nextiva was able to embrace connections and inform local businesses about the benefits and cost savings associated with cloud-based communications. This hands-on approach allowed Festival participants to become part of Nextiva’s initiative to strengthen technology for small and midsize businesses.
“Supporting the SciTech Festival is important because it adds so much value to the local community,” says Nextiva VP of Marketing, Yaniv Masjedi. “We are honored to be a part of an event that showcases innovation and acknowledges the vital role of technology in today’s business world.”
“The mission of Arizona SciTech Festival is to increase the public interest and engagement in science and technology within the state,” explains AZ SciTech Festival Executive Director, Jeremy Babendure. “Nextiva’s spirited culture was a great addition to this year’s activities and we look forward to continuing the partnership in support of technology.”
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Nextiva (nextiva.com) is a privately held member of the Unitedweb family of companies. Nextiva is one of the country's leading providers of cloud-based, VoIP business communication services. Nextiva has won more than 30 Independent Technology & Telephony Awards, including the "Product of the Year Award" by Internet Telephony magazine for four years running. Nextiva delivers “Fortune 500” phone service at start-up prices and serves thousands of small-to-midsize companies across the United States.
About Arizona SciTech Festival
The Arizona SciTech Festival (azscitechfest.org) is a six-week, statewide celebration of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) held annually in February and March. Through a series of more than 300 expos, workshops, conversations, exhibitions and tours held in diverse neighborhoods throughout the state, the festival excites and informs Arizonans age 3 to 103 how STEM will drive our state. Spearheaded by its Foundational Partners the Arizona Commerce Authority, Arizona Science Center, Arizona Technology Council, Arizona State University, and The University of Arizona, the Arizona SciTech Festival is a grassroots collaboration of more than 350 organizations in industry, academia, arts, civic, community and K-12.