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TAG Hosts Town Hall Meeting in Savannah

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

 

ATLANTA (September 17th, 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 Savannah Chapter, will be hosting a Technology Town Hall meeting on Friday, September 19th at the Coastal Georgia Center. 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 Savannah meeting include:

 

  • Senator Buddy Carter
  • Senator Jack Hill
  • Senator Lester Jackson
  • Representative Jon Burns
  • Representative Delvis Dutton
  • Representative Craig Gordon
  • Representative Mickey Stephens
  • Representative Ron Stephens
  • Representative Ben Watson

 

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 Savannah region and throughout Georgia,” said Heather Miner, TAG Senior Director of Government Affairs and Statewide Activity. “Our Savannah 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 Savannah Technology Town Hall Meeting please contact Heather Miner: heather@tagonline.org.

 

 

About TAG Savannah Chapter 

Founded in 2011, TAG Savannah executes TAG’s mission of educating, uniting, promoting, and influencing Coastal Georgia’s technology community through monthly meetings including IT Connect, the TAG Savannah CIO Roundtable Series, the TAG Savannah Speaker Series, TechFest with Armstrong State University and much more. Savannah area TAG Premiere Members include Armstrong State University, Georgia Ports Authority, Gulfstream Aerospace, Georgia Southern University, Hunter Maclean, SCAD and many  others.

 

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

 

 

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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