Concurrent Technologies Corporation Proud to be a Sponsor of Showcase for Commerce 2014

Impressive line-up of government acquisition leaders, congressional leaders, industry exhibitors, and sponsors to participate

JOHNSTOWN, Pa., May 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) is proud to be a sponsor of the 24th Annual Showcase for Commerce, a nationally renowned defense contracting trade show and exhibition. Showcase for Commerce offers a variety of activities designed to connect local, regional, national and international industry with each other and government decision makers. This year's event will be held May 28 to 30 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.

"I am extremely pleased with all aspects of this year's Showcase," said Edward J. Sheehan, Jr., President & Chief Executive Officer of CTC, and Chairman of Showcase for Commerce. "We have assembled an impressive line-up of government acquisition leaders, congressional leaders, industry exhibitors, and sponsors. Showcase attendees will benefit greatly from the networking and information sharing at this unique exhibition that brings together many contributors to the government acquisition arena in one event."

For the second straight year, U.S. Senator Robert Casey (D-PA) will serve as the Congressional lead for Showcase for Commerce. Also participating will be U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA), and U.S. Congressman Keith Rothfus (R-PA 12th District). At the time of this press release, U.S. Congressman Bill Shuster (R-PA 9th District) has been invited. U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) will be the keynote speaker at the John P. Murtha Breakfast.

The Government Acquisition Leadership Briefings speakers include:

  • The Honorable Sean J. Stackley, Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development and Acquisition)
  • Lieutenant General Raymond P. Palumbo, Director for Defense Intelligence (Warfighter Support)
  • Major General Kenneth D. Merchant, United States Air Force, Director of Global Reach Programs
  • Mr. Dale Ormond, Director, U.S. Army Research, Development, and Engineering Command (Invited)
  • Dr. William A. LaPlante, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition) (Invited)

More information is available at, on Facebook and Twitter (@ShowcaseforComm).

Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) is an independent, nonprofit, applied scientific research and development professional services organization providing innovative management and technology-based solutions to government and industry. As a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, CTC's primary purpose and programs are to undertake applied scientific research and development activities that serve the public interest. For more information, visit


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