TechNite Awards 2009

This year's NewVa Corridor Technology Council, NCTC, TechNite Awards 10.0 will be presented at the TechNite Awards Banquet on May 21, 2009 at The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center.  Over 300 of the area's business and technology leaders are expected to be present. 

Handshake 2.0 is making its nominations for the NCTC Tech Nite Awards.  We will share our nominations, with pride, when registration closes on March 31, 2009.

Here are the 2008 nominees and winners from TechNite 9.0 and here are the categories and criteria:

Rising Star
This award recognizes a local technology company whose "star is rising."  It may not be a household name yet, but it could soon be another local success story in the NewVA region.

Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurs are a different breed. Sometimes it takes nerves of steel to blaze a new path. This award recognizes someone in our community who exemplifies what it means to be a risk-taker in the technology field.

NewVa Leadership Award
This award recognizes one of our own who not only succeeds in the workplace, but also leads by example by contributing significantly to the community in which we live.

Innovation
This award recognizes an individual, a group of individuals, company, or other organization that sets the standard for thought leadership and innovation in their respective field. By definition, they are doing something new or different, and they are doing it well. Their innovation represents a significant technological breakthrough or addresses a great market opportunity or both.

Educator
This award recognizes a K-12 educator in the NewVA region that promotes math,science and/or use of technology in creative ways to transfer knowledge and help develop future technology leaders.

Connecting People in the RNR - Higher Education Center
Today's Eclipse - V d'Or

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