Technology Association of Georgia
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TAG Athens Hosts Town Hall Meetings
Area business and government leaders, technologists and media are encouraged to attend.
ATLANTA (September 6, 2016) – The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry. TAG Athens will host Technology Town Hall September 20th 11:30AM at Athens First Bank, 150 W. Hancock Avenue, Athens, 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 2016 session, as well as preview initiatives for the upcoming 2017 Georgia General Assembly.
Invited Legislators to Join Panel:
Senator Bill Cowsert
Senator Frank Ginn
Representative Tommy Benton
Representative Spencer Frye
Representative Alan Powell
Representative Regina Quick
Representative Bruce Williamson
Representative Chuck Williams
“TAG has worked diligently over the last several years to create opportunities for technology companies throughout Georgia,” said Heather Maxfield, TAG VP of Government Relations & Statewide Activity. “Our technology town hall meetings are meant to serve as a bridge between our emerging technology sector and the legislators that represent the area.”
Additionally, TAG President & CEO, Tino Mantella will brief the community on the Columbus Technology State of the Industry Report. The TAG State of the Technology Industry Report was created to be a useful tool for Georgia's many technology stakeholders.
For more information about the Technology Town Hall Meeting please contact Joseph Santoro at Joseph@tagonline.org or 404-526-6049.
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 www.tagonline.org