The Southeast’s Biggest Technology Showcase Set for March 20-21, 2018 at Cobb Galleria

12/13/17

TAG announces the launch of The Summit, the premier showcase event for Georgia’s technology industry, which will shine a spotlight on the strength and innovation of the industry. This premier event is an evolution of TAG’s popular, annual Georgia Technology Summit.

The Summit will be held March 20-21, 2018 at Cobb Galleria and is expected to draw more than 1,400 C-level technology executives, entrepreneurs and academic leaders from around the world,

The event will feature nationally recognized keynote speakers, winners of the Top 40 and Top 10 Innovative Georgia Companies competition, the newest inductee into the Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia, networking opportunities, and a two-day exhibitor showcase. Moreover, through interactive strategy sessions and more than a dozen breakout sessions, attendees will help chart the course for the State’s technology community for the coming year and beyond.

Attendees will enhance their knowledge of the most important global tech trends and be inspired by industry leaders. The Summit is designed to fuel the tech innovation economy.

Registration is now open and early-holiday pricing and sponsorship packages are available and going quickly.

TAG is also now accepting applications for the “Top 40 Innovative Companies in Georgia.”

Interested companies from across the state have until January 31, 2018 to apply to be considered for this annual recognition as one of Georgia’s most innovative companies.

“Top 40” recognition will be awarded based on specific criteria focused on innovation, including: degree of innovation, scope and financial impact of innovation, likelihood of success, and promotion of Georgia’s innovative efforts nationally and internationally. To be eligible, companies must be Georgia-based and focused on the creation, development and dissemination of technology.

Companies selected as the “Top 10” and “Top 40” Innovative companies will be showcased at The Summit, including the opportunity of the “Top 10” to address the Summit’s attendees.

About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 35,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy.

The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology. TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 34 professional societies. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive.

For more information visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.org or TAG’s community website at http://www.tagedonline.org/.

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