Pittsburgh International Airport

MEDIA ADVISORY: Tech Startups to Demo Products at PIT as Part of Fortyx80 Event

 
 

MEDIA ADVISORY: Tech Startups to Demo Products at PIT as Part of Fortyx80 Event

What: Fortyx80, a new arm of the Pittsburgh Technology Council committed to advancing the growth of entrepreneurs across southwestern Pennsylvania, is holding its first ever pitch-and-demo showcase, featuring several Pittsburgh-based travel startups including one company started by Pine-Richland High School students. The event gives companies and young entrepreneurs a chance to connect with key audiences – travel agents, businesses and travelers themselves – to promote new ideas, apps and products.
 
More information about the event can be found here: http://www.flypittsburgh.com/newsroom/blog/young-entrepreneurs-to-showcase-travel-startups-at
 
When: Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
 
Where: Airside Terminal Center Core
 
Notes: Media wishing to cover the event should obtain a pass to go to the Airside Terminal on the Ticketing Level next to the myPITpass counter. Marked vehicles are permitted to park in the Courier Lot but should notify Bob Kerlik in advance.
 
About Allegheny County Airport Authority:
 
Allegheny County Airport Authority, which manages Pittsburgh International Airport and Allegheny County Airport, is committed to transforming Pittsburgh’s airports to reflect and serve the community, inspire the industry, and advance the region’s role as a world leader. Its 2017 Annual Report detailing growth and improved financial position can be found at www.flypittsburgh.com/AR17.
 
Pittsburgh International Airport serves nearly 9 million passengers annually on 17 carriers. Air Transport World named Pittsburgh International its 2017 Airport of the Year. Travel + Leisure and J.D. Power have again named Pittsburgh International a Top 10 Domestic Airport in 2018.