Technology Association of Georgia
Julie Bryant Fisher
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Georgia’s Largest Technology Showcase Spotlights State as Global Innovation Hub
More Than 1,300 Tech Leaders Gather at The Summit
ATLANTA, GA --March 20, 2018 – The premier showcase event for Georgia’s technology industry, The Summit, has launched to shine a spotlight on the state’s industry strengths and innovation.
More than 1,300 C-level technology executives, entrepreneurs and academic leaders from around the world are gathering March 20-21, 2018 at Cobb Galleria in Atlanta to access the latest information on technology trends, celebrate Georgia’s most innovative technology companies, interact with live innovation demonstrations and hear nationally recognized thought leaders speak on a range of key topics, including blockchain, data analytics and artificial intelligence.
Attendees will hear great keynotes from Microsoft, Samsung Electronics America, The Coca-Cola Company, AT&T and Honeywell.
The event also celebrates the “Top 40/Top 10 Innovative Companies in Georgia”. Georgia Tech President Bud Peterson will be inducted into the Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia at the gathering.
About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 35,000 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 27 professional societies. 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 atwww.hubga.com. To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit http://www.tagedonline.org/.