Events Overview & Sponsorship

2020 engagement OPPORTUNITIES PDF

Signature Events

NTC Awards

January 23, 2020

Attendance: 650+

The 11th Annual NTC Awards will be held in January 2020. The NTC will host a sold-out crowd for a night of fun and celebration, honoring  Middle Tennessee’s rich community of developers, tech entrepreneurs, enthusiasts and institutions. Winners in 14 categories will be presented with the event’s signature Gibson Guitar award at THE premiere night of celebration for the Greater Nashville tech community.

Tech Day on the Hill

February 25, 2020

The NTC’s Hill Day connects NTC members directly with their elected officials from the Tennessee State Legislature. The full day event includes a How to Talk with Policy Makers 101 training session, impactful meetings with elected representatives, and a reception with state legislators. Through policy efforts such as Tech Day on the Hill, the NTC works to connect and unite the technology industry of Middle Tennessee and sustain an economic atmosphere that empowers tech and nurtures innovation to thrive. The NTC advocates for the expansion and attraction of both tech businesses and a talented workforce.

NTC Annual Meeting

March 31, 2020

Attendance: 300+

The NTC’s Annual “State of the Industry” event, The NTC Annual Meeting is a yearly coming together of the Middle Tennessee tech community to celebrate the progress and successes of the region, as well as to collectively look towards the future and discuss where we are headed – as the NTC, as the Greater Nashville area, and as the tech industry as a whole. The event includes the annual NTC CEO State of the Industry report, the annual NTC Hall of Fame induction ceremony, and a keynote address that focuses on a topic of interest that will play a significant role in defining the future of tech.

The Analytics Summit

September 21-22, 2020

Attendance: 800+

The Analytics Summit, held at the Omni Hotel in downtown Nashville, brings together more than 800 tech professionals to knowledge share and network around topics relating to big data and analytics. Dozens of speakers from numerous industries and backgrounds present on a range topics, including: data science, business Intelligence, dashboards, reporting & data visualization, data governance, security & ethics, and professional development.

Greater Nashville IT SUMMIT

October – November, 2020 (Exact date TBD)

Attendance: 300+

The Greater Nashville IT Summit is a one day conference designed to provide high-quality, forward-looking content to IT practitioners at all levels, as well as provide opportunities for networking and peer-to-peer learning.


Community Events

The NTC’s Community Events are opportunities to bring varied segments of the Nashville tech community together to network, build relationships, and share ideas.

Tech Talks

The Tech Talk series is a monthly ‘lunch and learn’ style event where members of the Nashville tech community are invited to hear from those people and companies who are driving change and leading innovation in their fields.

Tech tuesday

Introducing the new networking series of the NTC. Join the tech community the second Tuesday of the month for an evening happy hour and networking event hosted at Tech Hill Commons. We invite your company to sponsor a Tech Tuesday which allows the opportunity to connect with attendees while promoting your brand.

Sponsorship: $1,000 (member) & $2,000 (non-member)

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Summer & Holiday Party

Summer Party: June 25, 2020 | Holiday Party: December 2020

Attendance: 300+

Join NTC members and friends as we come together to celebrate another year of growth and success in our vibrant Middle Tennessee technology community. Enjoy food, beer & wine as you relax, have fun, and network with technology peers at two of the NTC’s largest signature annual events.


Peer Groups & Leadership Training

The  Greater Nashville Technology Council provides a number of ways to engage with other members based on topic of interest or career path, through peer groups & leadership exchanges. These groups hold regular meetings and host events on their subject matter. 

Peer Groups

NTC Peer Groups include Business Intelligence & Analytics, Sales & Business Development, Veterans, DevOps, Retail IT, Tech Community Leaders Council and Technology Executives. Sponsorship: $500 (member) & $1,500 (non-member). Would you like to start a peer group? Click here to learn more.

Leadership Training

Sponsorships available for our Emerging Leaders in IT (ELITE) program. Contact Jacqui Logan, for details.


Education & Workforce Development Events

NTC Summer TEchnology Camps

The NTC Summer Technology Camps allow students to learn the basics of programming. Our curriculum immerses kids in an engaging, real-world environment in which they are challenged to create with code. By giving students the resources needed for success, we hope they will become leaders of the high-tech workforce. Contact Dominique Butts for sponsorship information.

Traveling Tech Days

The NTC brings groups of students to local businesses & college campuses to learn more about careers and education in the field of technology for our Traveling Tech Days. Over the past year, we’ve sent more than 800 students out into the industry. We’re looking for companies who want to invest in the students who will become tomorrow’s technology talent for Middle Tennessee so they can gain a better understanding of the content they are teaching and how it relates back to the industry.

Hour of Code

Each year, the NTC partners schools with local technology professionals each year during Computer Science Week to participate in the global movement, Hour of Code.