e minus 2Businesses are Wired for Tacoma's E-business Day

“Tacoma is dressing up and showing off its high-tech industry this Thursday during the city’s first annual E-business Day.The day’s events include:11:00 a.m.: A proclamation from Governor Gary Locke, at Theatre Square, 10th & Broadway in the Tacoma Farmers Market. The governor will issue an official proclamation and visit the interactive Tech Map kiosk and technology companies.A City of Tacoma proclamation officially declaring E-business Day was presented today.11:30 a.m.: Atomic Tangerine grand opening celebration and the Turn the Juice Loose event at the Ninth & Broadway Building, 302 Ninth Street, Suite 201.Watch for hundreds of tangerine-colored squeeze balls to drop onto city sidewalks to celebrate the opening.11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.: The Web Fair, an area-wide high-tech industry open house of two dozen Tacoma technology companies,. Various locations. Check the Tech Map kiosk at the Tacoma Farmers Market or the E-business Day link at www.tacomadailyindex.com.3:00 to 6:00 p.m.: Tacoma’s high-tech CEOs, economic development and business leaders are available for media interviews with members of the regional and national press.7:00 p.m.: South Sound eBusiness Awards ceremony, Tacoma Club, 16th floor of the Wells Fargo Plaza, 1201 Pacific Avenue. Presented by the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce, the first annual eBusiness Awards honor ten greater Tacoma companies and one individual as rising stars in their high-tech fields. Participating Tech BusinessesThe following is a list of E-business Day Web Fair high-tech open house participants. Company open houses will be from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Thursday, August 24.Advanced Biometrics950 Pacific Avenue, Suite 300Atomic Tangerine302 South Ninth Street, Suite 201Auto Loan Services4540 South AdamsContractQuest917 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma Security Building, sixth floorDonationDepot.com728 Pacific Avenue, Suite AEssential Markets1142 Broadway, Suite 200Fuze Technologies, Inc.950 Pacific Avenue, Rust Building, Suite 300Homestations.com1901 Jefferson, Suite 101IDmicro1019 Pacific Avenue, Washington Building, 13th floorImprintStore.com535 East Dock Street, Suite 205iWebhatch.com2502 Tacoma Avenue South, Suite 200HomeAuction.com7030 Tacoma Mall Blvd., Suite 310Limelight Technologies1111 Fawcett Avenue, Suite 104LoudVox917 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma Security Building, Suite 214Morgan Stanley Dean Witter1145 Broadway, Suite 400Old Tacoma Telecommunications708 Court AOnfree1944 Pacific Avenue, Suite 201SeniorGlobe.com4602 Wa Tau Ga Avenue NortheastShopperBox Networks950 Pacific Avenue, Rust Building, Suite 1100StreamAudio950 Pacific Avenue, Rust Building, Suite 1200TecHatch, LLC950 Pacific Avenue, Rust Building, Suite 1100To find late additions to the list of participating high-tech firms in the greater Tacoma area, click on the E-business Day link on www.tacomadailyindex.com, or visit the Tech Map kiosk at the Tacoma Farmers Market, Thursday, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.Very limited seating is still available for the South Sound eBusiness Awards ceremony. Tickets may be purchased online through the E-business Day link mentioned above, or by calling 253-627-2175. “