Events Overview & Sponsorship

Signature Events

NTC Awards

April 2021 | Attendance: 650+

The annual NTC Awards hosts 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 15 categories are 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

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

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 2021 | Attendance: 800+

The Analytics Summit brings together hundreds of 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

November 2021 | 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.

Summer & Holiday Party

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 (user groups/meetups), Technology Executives and Marketing. Would you like to start a peer group? Click here to learn more.

Leadership Training

The Greater Nashville area continues to attract globally recognized employers while cultivating a vibrant entrepreneurial community. In this highly competitive market, good leadership is critical to attract, retain, and strengthen the creative talent in the Nashville technology community. Emerging Leaders in Technology (ELITE) focuses on an area which has been traditionally underserved: developing the technology talent already in Nashville to become the leaders needed to support this thriving technology community. This program provides an opportunity for aspiring leaders and those new to a leadership role to come together to collectively gain new skills, share knowledge, network, and build Nashville’s leadership pool in the tech industry.

 

Education & Workforce Development Events

job fairs

The ‘Live’ job fairs, utilizing an online platform, allow job seekers to visit interactive Virtual Hiring Booths to learn more about each employer, view job opportunities, and speak live with company recruiters.  

TECH COACH

The NTC has launched Tech Coach, a series to connect our Tech Professionals to our tech students to welcome and prepare students into our industry.  We know that tech education is key to growing our tech workforce and we’ve identified three areas, Information Interviews, Mock Interviews & Tech Coach Sessions, where our Tech Professional community can help our students – virtually – making it so easy to volunteer.

NTC TEch Camps

NTC Tech Camps brought right to your door! Camps are currently virtual – allowing students to connect wherever their feet are planted. Our line-up gives K-12 students an engaging, fun way to learn tech and encourage creativity, collaboration, problem-solving & logical thinking (without even realizing that they received a big dose of tech knowledge).