NTC Awards

The 12th Annual NTC Awards

April 2021

Purchase Tickets & Company Tables

Learn about the finalists  (coming soon!) 

Sponsorship Opportunities Available

View Last Year’s Winners & Award Descriptions



The 12th Annual Awards will be held April 2021. 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 12th 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
  • Data Scientist of the Year
  • Diversity and Inclusion Initiative of the Year
  • Diversity and Inclusion Advocate of the Year (New!)
  • Emerging Leader of the Year
  • Infrastructure Engineer of the Year
  • Innovator of the Year
  • Security Leader of the Year
  • Software Engineer of the Year
  • Technology Company of the Year
  • Technology Start-Up of the Year
  • Technology Educator of the Year (New!)
  • Technology Team of the Year


Read more about each award criteria and the selection process here

Selection timeline:

  • August 24, 2020: Nominations Open
  • October 16, 2020: Nominations Close
  • October 19, 2020: Nominees contacted with instructions on submitting responses to additional questions
  • November 9, 2020: Nominee applications due to judges
  • December 10, 2020: Finalists announced
  • December 2020: Finalists answer final questions
  • April 2021: Winners announced at the NTC Awards

Tickets & Company Tables

Purchase Tickets & Company Tables

  • Gold Level Tables: Eligible table tickets will receive Gold Level Amenities Kit* including champagne (or non-alcoholic alternative), an engraved commemorative champagne flute, a custom cocktail kit provided by Gospel of Cocktail, locally-sourced treats, and much more!
    – Member Table (seats 8): $1,200
    – Non-Member Table (seats 8): $2,000

  • Silver Level Individual Tickets: Eligible individual tickets will receive Silver Level Amenities Kit* including champagne (or a non-alcoholic alternative) and a custom cocktail kit provided by Gospel of Cocktail.
    – Member Individual Ticket: $75
    – Non-Member Individual Ticket: $150

*Gold and Silver Level Amenities Kits only available for the first 600 total guests to register and contents are subject to change.


Interested in sponsoring? Take a look at the 2021 NTC Awards 2021 NTC Awards Sponsorship Document! For more information or questions, please reach out to our Events Team.