Technology Association of Georgia honors Top 40 Companies for Innovation and Contributions to Georgia’s Technology Community
(Metro Atlanta/ Gwinnett County News) March 29, 2012- Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development was present yesterday when the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) honored the Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia at their annual Georgia Technology Summit. Gwinnett, home to more than 28,000 high-tech jobs, was recognized as home to 5 of the companies honored. These annual awards are presented to Georgia technology companies based on degree of innovation, the scope and financial impact of their innovations and effect of such innovation in promoting Georgia’s technology industry throughout the U.S. and globally.
Gwinnett companies honored included:
Consistently attracting and cultivating technology companies, Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development globally markets Gwinnett as the premier location in Metro Atlanta and the State of Georgia for growing and conducting business. By encouraging investment and trade into the county through relocation and expansion assistance, the organization works with local and regional partners to bring technology, health care, life science, advanced manufacturing, supply chain companies and corporate headquarters to the community. Leading Atlanta’s job creation for the past five years, and home to FORTUNE 500 and 1000 companies, Gwinnett County hosts a wide range of technology businesses- from industry giants, to international companies, as well as homegrown start-ups.
“We are always happy to see Gwinnett companies flourish and contribute to the ecosystem of technology and innovation in metro Atlanta,” said Nicole Wright, Project Manager-Technology at Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development. “When Gwinnett companies are recognized at premier events such as the TAG Summit, it is a testament to the business friendly and innovative culture in Gwinnett. This recognition also allows our team to take these success stories and share with the world why Gwinnett and Georgia is a great place to do business, especially for the technology industry. “
The Technology Association of Georgia is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 15,000 members and hosting over 200 events each year. TAG purpose of educating, promoting and influencing Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace is supported by over 30 societies statewide.
“We are proud to honor some of Gwinnett’s most innovative technology companies,” said Tino Mantella, President and CEO of TAG. “Gwinnett is a hotbed of technology businesses and talent and the companies located there and throughout the state will help Georgia take its rightful place as a top destination for technology.”
For more information about the Top 40 awards and the Georgia Technology Summit, visit http://www.tagonline.org/georgia-technology-summit.php. To get plugged in to the Technology Industry in Gwinnett, please visit http://gwinnetttechnologyforum.com/ or www.partnershipgwinnett.com.
Nicole Wright | Nicole@gwinnettchamber.org | 678-584-2259