Jan 14, 2013
PHOENIX. -- Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a leading global technology distributor, has announced that registration is now open for college students across the nation to compete in both the Arizona Onsite and Spring Virtual Avnet Tech Games. The events help students prepare for real-world business opportunities and compete for a chance to win scholarships.
The Spring Virtual Avnet Tech Games competition is open to college students nationwide. The onsite competition is open to Arizona college students only and will be held April 13, 2013, at The University of Advancing Technology in Tempe, Ariz. Both competitions challenge students to test their knowledge, creativity, decision-making, problem-solving and technical skills.
“We continue to invest in the Avnet Tech Games year after year because we believe strongly in the value it brings to the community and industry,” said Teri Radosevich, vice president of community relations and public affairs, Avnet, Inc. “These games provide college students with an opportunity to experience realistic work situations, faculty gain insight into today’s business needs and the business community benefits because graduates are better prepared for the workplace.”
The 2013 Spring Virtual Avnet Tech Games include:
The 2013 Arizona Onsite Avnet Tech Games include:
This year’s Avnet Tech Games co-sponsor is NYSE Euronext. Students participating in the onsite games will have the opportunity to attend a networking hour, where they can connect with Avnet and NYSE Euronext in addition to event sponsors and representatives from companies such as Accenture, DP Air Corporation, Alphagraphics, BC Graphics, Intel, Prisma Graphics , Microchip and Round2
The Arizona Onsite Avnet Tech Games will run from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at The University of Advancing Technology, 2625 W. Baseline Rd., Tempe, Ariz.
2012 Fall Virtual Competition Winners
For more information or to register go to: http://avnettechgames.com/
Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology serving customers globally. Avnet accelerates its partners' success by connecting the world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of customers by providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012, Avnet generated revenue of $25.7 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.
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