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TAG Hosts Town Hall Meeting in Columbus

Area business and government leaders, technologists and media are encouraged to attend.

 

ATLANTA (September 29th, 2014) –The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry and the TAG Columbus Chapter, will be hosting a Technology Town Hall meeting on Wednesday October 1st at the Columbus Public Library in Columbus, Georgia. The meeting is just one of several that TAG and its Chapters will be holding around the state over the next few months.

The Technology Town Hall serves as an informational forum about the critical issues and policies that are important to the emerging technology communities in Georgia.  Attendees will be able to learn about legislative activities from the 2014 session, as well as preview initiatives for the upcoming 2015 Georgia General Assembly. 

Leaders invited to participate in the Columbus meeting include:

 

  • Senator Ed Harbison, District 15
  • Senator Joshua McKoon, District 29
  • Representative Carolyn Hugley, District 136
  • Representative Richard Smith, District 134
  • Representative Calvin Smyre, District 135
  • Representative Gerald Greene, District 151
  • Representative Debbie Buckner, District 137

 

Area business and government leaders, technologists and media are encouraged to attend the Town Hall in their area.

 

“TAG has worked diligently over the last several years to create opportunities for technology companies here in the Columbus area and throughout Georgia,” said Heather Miner, TAG Senior Director of Government Affairs and Statewide Activity. “Our Columbus technology town hall meeting is meant to serve as a bridge between our emerging technology sector and the legislators that represent the area.”

 

For more information about the Columbus Technology Town Hall Meeting please contact Heather Miner: heather@tagonline.org.

 

 

About TAG Columbus Chapter 

The TAG Columbus Chapter includes over 1000 individual and organizational members. TAG strives to educate, unite, promote, and influence Georgia's technology community in Muscogee County and other surrounding counties that make up the Columbus area.

 

Learn more: http://www.tagonline.org/chapters-and-societies/columbus/ 

 

 

 

About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 23,000 members and hosting over 200 events each year. TAG serves as an umbrella organization for 34 industry societies, each of which provides rich content for TAG constituents. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, influence and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy. The association provides members with access to networking and educational programs; recognizes and promotes Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology.

 

Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive. For more information visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.org or TAG’s community website at www.TAGthink.com. To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit http://www.tagedonline.org/

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