TAG Hosts Annual High Tech Day at State Capitol
ATLANTA (February 19th, 2014) – The Technology Association of Georgia today announced it will hold its annual High Technology Day at the Georgia State Capitol on February 25, 2014.
The event, held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., is the yearly gathering of members of the state’s technology community to visit with key legislators. The event concludes with a luncheon featuring a panel of chief information officers in the Empire Room at the Sloppy Floyd Building, downtown Atlanta.
During this year’s High Tech Day, technology community representatives will be urging legislators to move on TAG’s legislative agenda which focuses on five main policy areas: Business and Industry, Economic Development and Taxation, Education and Workforce, Procurement, and Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
“Georgia’s tech sector has proven to be a powerful job creator for the State,” said Tino Mantella, president of TAG. “High -Tech Day at the Capitol gives our members the opportunity to advocate for initiatives that cultivate a strong environment for tech-focused entrepreneurial companies in Georgia.”
For more information on TAG High Tech Day, please visit: http://bit.ly/HighTechDay2014
About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 22,000 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 33 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 at www.TAGthink.com.
To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit http://www.tagedonline.org/.