WTWH Media Names MassRobotics Strategic Partner of 2018 Robotics Summit & Showcase

MassRobotics will provide strategic guidance for the inaugural Summit

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Business-to-Business publisher WTWH Media, LLC, today announced MassRobotics as the exclusive Strategic Partner for the inaugural Robotics Summit & Showcase to be held on May 23-24, 2018, in Boston. In this role, MassRobotics will provide strategic guidance for the Summit, and act as a liaison to MassRobotics' partners and sponsors participating in the event.


The Robotics Summit & Showcase is a multifaceted educational forum dedicated to addressing the technical issues involved with the design, development, manufacture and delivery of commercial robotics and intelligent systems products and services.

"We're very excited about bringing a world class robotics event to Boston with the cooperation and support of MassRobotics," said Scott McCafferty, Publisher, WTWH Media. "Robotics technology touches every industry, and we see an amazing opportunity to grow this event together."

"Massachusetts is a global hub of robot technology development and innovation," said Tom Ryden, executive director, MassRobotics. "As Boston is a leading international robotics cluster, there must be a compelling conference to support the growing group of engineers, technical managers, business professionals and investors involved in this marketplace. Teaming with WTWH Media, the producers of The Robot Report, to bring The Robotics Summit to Boston supports our mission of bringing robotics to life."

MassRobotics is an independent, non-profit organization whose mission is to support the robotics community in Massachusetts. It serves to create and grow the next generation of robotics and smart connected device companies by providing entrepreneurs and innovators with the facilities and resources they need to develop, prototype, test, challenge, and nurture early ideas.

The Robotics Summit & Showcase is a brand extension of The Robot Report, an online resource focused on gathering industry news and exploring the business and applications of robotics. The Robot Report also develops and tracks a global index of robotic companies and industry stocks.

For registration information and additional details, please visit roboticssummit.com.

About WTWH Media, LLC

WTWH Media LLC is an integrated b2b media company serving the design engineering, life sciences, robotics, electronics and renewable energy markets with more than 40 web sites, live & digital events, custom digital services and five print publications. More information at marketing.wtwhmedia.com.

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