Greater Nashville Technology Council Also Announced as Double Finalist for Talent Pipeline & Workforce Development Award, presented at Tech Councils of North America (TECNA) 2019 Summer Conference in Madison, WI.
On August 5, 2019, the Technology Councils of North America (TECNA), which represents more than 50 technology associations across the U.S. and Canada, announced the winners of its first-ever Innovation Awards, which celebrates the best in five categories of service to their respective tech community. The Greater Nashville Technology Council (NTC) is proud to bring home one of five awards and finalists in another.
The Innovation Awards honor the staff and teams of tech associations across North America who are integral to develop and implement innovative and impactful work on behalf of a tech association. The NTC won the award for “Major Impact on Tech Community” which recognizes one or more team members who have made a substantial impact on the tech community on behalf of the tech council. The award was presented to NTC’s Director of Programs & Events, Jacqui Logan, in recognition of her leadership along with Zach Gemignani, CEO of Juice Analytics and Committee Chair for the Nashville Analytics Summit annual program. The Summit was created in 2013 by Nashville Technology Council members and with 488% growth since inception, it continues to expand as one of Nashville’s largest, locally grown tech community events in the region.
“I am incredibly proud of our team and the innovative work they do every day to support and grow the Greater Nashville tech sector. It’s an honor to be recognized as one of the best in North America, along with the other winning organizations,” said Brian Moyer, President and CEO of the Greater Nashville Technology Council. “Many thanks to Doug Robertson and the TECNA Board for creating this opportunity to recognize the extraordinary work being done by tech association teams across North America.”
The NTC team was twice more recognized as finalists for the award for “Talent Pipeline and Workforce Development” which recognizing one or more team members who have developed innovative workforce or talent pipeline initiatives. The NTC’s Emerging Leaders in Technology (ELITE) and Traveling Tech Days programs were among the finalists.
“This year’s Innovation Award winners confirm that exceptional people work across the TECNA network and are delivering innovative, impactful programs and services for our member companies,” said Doug Robertson, Chairman of TECNA. “We celebrated all the nominees, finalists and announced the winners at the Summer Conference in Madison, Wisc.”
About the Greater Nashville Technology Council
The Greater Nashville Technology Council is the leading voice and advocate for Middle Tennessee’s $7.5 billion information technology ecosystem; and the 50,000 technology professionals who design, implement, manage, and safeguard the technology that powers our region’s economy. Our mission is to strengthen and advance the technology sector by bringing together companies, philanthropies, government, universities, and talent to create opportunity and growth. For more information, please go to www.technologycouncil.com.
The Technology Councils of North America (TECNA) represents over 50 IT and Technology trade organizations that, in turn, represent more than 22,000 technology-related companies in North America. TECNA serves its members and the industry through its strong peer-to-peer network and its regional initiatives to raise the visibility and viability of the technology industry. This is accomplished by empowering regional technology organizations and serving as their collective voice in growing the North American technology economy. More information on TECNA can be found at: www.tecna.org or @techcouncils on Twitter.