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TAG SSA Impact Award Winners Announced at Dinner Ceremony

5 Winners Selected from among of 32 Finalists on May 30th 


ATLANTA (May 31, 2013) – the Southeastern Software Association (SSA), one of the founding members of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 TAG SSA Impact Awards.

TAG SSA Impact Award winners have developed exciting software solutions with a meaningful impact on their business, their customers or their community.


This year’s winners were selected in five categories and from among 32 Finalists:


·  Emerging Mega Trend: VIMtrek/ National Monument Foundation


·  Where GA Leads – Info Security: Damballa


·  Corporate Internal Software Development: Kennesaw State University


·  Independent Software Vendor: Pardot


·  Technology Solutions Provider: Parkmobile

The TAG SSA Impact Awards were held on May 30th, 2013, in Buckhead with John Marshall, President/CEO of AirWatch, giving the keynote speech. 


Also speaking at the event was Tino Mantella, President of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), and master of ceremonies, Richard Warner, CEO of What’s Up Interactive.  Event sponsors include:  AT&T, Compuware, Partners Consulting, QTS, Allied Business Systems and SPAN Systems.   

“Georgia’s Software Industry is made up of true innovators and problem solvers and I am delighted see record participation and attendance for this year’s awards ceremony,” said Tino Mantella, TAG President. “The future of the software industry in the Southeast has momentum, and Georgia‘s innovators are leading the way in the region.”



TAG SSA’s mission is to be the leading resource for software and information technology for executives and professionals to connect and develop business opportunities. The SSA strives to be the catalyst to drive economic growth of the software and information technology industry by attracting and supporting the advancement of innovative companies, talent and capital in the region.


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