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Technology Association of Georgia
Tony Cooper
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Nominations Open for 4th Annual TAG Social Savvy Awards Recognizing Innovative and Collaborative People, Companies and Spaces

 

ATLANTA- July 26, 2016 – Collaboration has moved from buzzword to proven success.  To celebrate these successes, nominations are now being accepted for the 4th Annual Social Savvy Awards. The Social Savvy Awards recognize companies, individuals and new this year, work spaces, which promote and support collaboration, a catalyst for innovation and engagement both within a company and externally.

The ‘social’ nature of the awards reflects that sharing or collaborative actions and cultures that have blossomed as corporate collaborative tools, leadership and social media channels have changed the way companies and customers engage one another. 

“Collaboration is better, faster and cheaper,” said TAG Social & Collaboration chair, Hal Schlenger. “You get better solutions when it comes from more than one or two contributors.  And it’s faster and cheaper because technology is available to support the culture and processes of being social.”

Nominations are being accepted for 3 categories.

-        Best Company Culture of Collaboration

-        Hubtopia’s SPaCE Awards for Innovative for Best Innovative Centers

-        Best Recognition Program

The Hubtopia SPaCE (Special Places and Creative Environments) Award for Best Innovative Centers is presented in partnership with TAG's Hub Magazine.  Hubtopia is a regular feature in the magazine which profiles the creative cultures, places and spaces in Georgia's Innovation Economy.

A showcase of the finalists’ contributions and awards will be announced at the 2016 TAG Social Savvy Awards Banquet on Thursday, October 6, 2016 from 5:30-8:30 pm at General Assembly location at Ponce City Market (675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30308). Additionally, a panel discussion will be held on the topic of “Innovation and Collaboration in the Workplace.” The panel will be moderated by Anna Ruth Williams, 2015 Early Stage Entrepreneur of the Year and founder of AR|PR.

To submit a nomination, please visit: https://tagonline.wufoo.com/forms/2016-tag-social-savvy-awards-nomination/

Submission deadline is September 6, 2016.

To register, please visit: https://www.123signup.com/servlet/SignUpMember?PG=1521974182300&P=15219741911420055400&Info

For more information, contact Perri Nitzberg at Perri@tagonline.org or 404.526.6036


About TAG Social & Collaboration

TAG SoCo will be a (your) catalyst for innovation and engagement in (y)our digital life. Your ability to collaborate, to be social, can be a competitive advantage, and we’re showing you how.  We're about succeeding and thriving in what TAG SoCo board member Paul E Miller of Gartner calls “the new world of work." And we're as much about PPC (people, process, culture) as we are about technology. 

About Hubtopia from Hub Magazine

Hubtopia is a regular feature of Hub Magazine that celebrates the creative cultures and physical environments that sustains an innovative ecosystem. Hub Magazine features timely news, ideas, people and trends that are at the intersection of Georgia’s Emerging technology community.

Hub Magazine and Huptopia are part of Hub Media, the official media brand of the Technology Association of Georgia. Hub reaches more than 30,000 technologists via print and digital platforms.  Check out issues of Hub Magazine here or visit www.hubga.com

 

About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 30,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy.

The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology. TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 34 professional societies.

For more information visit the TAG website at http://www.tagonline.org/

 

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