Arizona Technology Council is now accepting nominations for annual GCOI Tech Awards
Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards on October 24, 2019
Arizona Technology Council is now accepting nominations for the prestigious Tech Awards
The Arizona Technology Council, in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), honors technology leaders and innovators from across the state with the 16th annual Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards on October 24, 2019, at the Phoenix Convention Center. The annual black-tie event attracts more than 850 attendees each year for a night of networking, dining and entertainment.
The Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards are open to ALL Arizona companies. Membership in the Arizona Technology Council is not required to submit a nomination. Download the nomination category form applicable to your organization and submit to [email protected] by Friday, July 26, 2019.
Innovator of the Year: Start Up
Presented to a company or business unit that has achieved significant success, technical innovation or scientific achievement in the past calendar year.
Innovator of the Year: Small Company
Presented to a company or business unit in a technology industry that generates less than $50 million in annual revenues.
Innovator of the Year: Large Company
Presented to a company or business unit in a technology industry that generates more than $50 million in annual revenues.
Innovator of the Year: Academia
Presented to a higher education institution that has achieved success through research and development and provides demonstrated technical innovation, scientific achievement and potential commercial viability.
Ed Denison Business Leader of the Year
Presented to an individual or organization that contributes to Arizona’s technology sector through relentless community involvement, leadership, visibility and excellence in economic development activity.
MSS Business Transformation Leader of the Year
Presented to an executive or an organization (profit or not-for-profit) that has achieved significant business success driving positive, transformational change in their organization with measurable outcomes.
About the Tech Showcase:
Arizona is emerging as one of the fastest-growing tech hubs in the nation. Arizona may be a young state, but it is the grit and personality of the local technology companies and vendors that set it apart. There is no better place on earth to launch and scale innovative ideas that tackle the toughest tech challenges. Featuring award finalists, sponsors and partners, the Tech Showcase will include over 50 companies showcasing their innovations, culture and future here in Arizona. Bring your staff and colleagues to experience and enjoy Arizona’s exciting the tech community.
Members of the media are invited to attend the Governor’s Celebration of Innovation on October 24, 2019, at no cost. To register, email [email protected]. To view the agenda online in its entirety, visit www.aztechcouncil.org/event/gcoi2019.
About the Arizona Technology Council
The Arizona Technology Council is Arizona’s premier trade association for science and technology companies. Recognized as having a diverse professional business community, Council members work towards furthering the advancement of technology in Arizona through leadership, education, legislation and social action. The Council offers numerous events, educational forums and business conferences that bring together leaders, visionaries and community members to make an impact on the technology industry. These interactions contribute to the Council’s culture of growing member businesses and transforming technology in Arizona. To become a member or to learn more about the Arizona Technology Council, visit www.aztechcouncil.org.
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