On May 12, 2009, BFTP/NEP hosted its annual i xchange at the Zoellner Arts Center on the campus of Lehigh University.

More than 600 technology entrepreneurs, business people, venture capitalists, economic developers, political leaders, and regional influencers from Ben Franklin’s 21-county service area attended. This year, BFTP/NEP profiled client company Custom Processing Services in a video at the start of the awards ceremony.