NTC Awards


The 13th Annual NTC Awards

February 17, 2022

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Read more about each award criteria and the selection process here

View Last Year’s Winners & Award Descriptions



The 13th Annual Awards will be held February 2022, back in-person at the Wildhorse Saloon in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. This event is dedicated to connecting, uniting, developing and promoting Middle Tennessee’s rich community of developers and technology entrepreneurs, enthusiasts and institutions with awards in 15 categories – including two new categories! We accept nominations to recognize outstanding do-ers, movers and shakers. The winners will be announced live at the awards ceremony.

The 13th Annual NTC Awards celebrates the best in our region in 15 categories, including:

  • CIO of the Year
  • CTO of the Year
  • Community Leader of the Year
  • Cyber Security Leader of the Year
  • Data Scientist of the Year
  • Diversity and Inclusion Initiative of the Year
  • Diversity and Inclusion Advocate of the Year
  • Emerging Leader of the Year
  • Innovator of the Year
  • Product Manager of the Year (New!)
  • Software Engineer of the Year
  • Tech Influencer of the Year (New!)
  • Technology Company of the Year
  • Technology Start-Up of the Year
  • Technology Educator of the Year


Read more about each award criteria and the selection process here

Selection timeline in 2021 – 2022:

  • 9/8: Nominations Open 
  • 9/24: Nominations Close
  • 10/4: Nominees contacted with instructions on submitting responses to additional questions
  • 10/15: Nominee applications due to judges
  • 12/16: Finalists announced
  • 12/2021: Finalists answer final questions
  • 2/2022: Winners announced at the NTC Awards

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