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Tech Nite - Details

Tech Nite is the Shenandoah Valley Technology Council's annual premier gathering, highlighting the Valley's technology achievement and innovation in 8 award categories. On May 3, 2017 attendees will gather at JMU's Festival Center for Tech Nite 17 to recognize and highlight the successes of technology firms, organizations and programs in the region and the entrepreneurs and innovators behind those successes.  

What were the accomplishments of previous nominees and winners? Read the details of 2016: SVTC Tech Nite 2016 program incl. summaries (pdf)

Tech Nite 2017 award categories

 


JMU CISE's Innovation in Community Impact Award

JMU College of Integrated Science and Engineering

Sponsored by JMU College of Integrated Science & Engineering

The Community Impact Award is given to an individual, team, nonprofit/civic organization, or company in the Shenandoah Valley that aspires to use its capabilities to help solve a social or environmental issue in a local community while using technology to amplify the impact of a service, mission, or project. — A metric or measurable result of the impact is desired. Collaborative efforts welcome.

Ready to make a nomination for this award? Nominate yourself or someone else

 



JMU CoB's Innovation in Emerging Business Award

JMU College of Business

Sponsored by JMU College of Business.

Awarded to a Shenandoah Valley start-up technology company, or entrepreneur, that has proven the ability to achieve commercial success. Employees: 1-25

Ready to make a nomination for this award? Nominate yourself or someone else



Innovation in Education K-12 Award

(sponsorship available) (Tech Nite 17 sponsorship opportunities, pdf)

Awarded to the educator or program in K-12 that provides exceptional technology leadership, innovative use and/or development of technology while encouraging students to pursue higher education or training in science, technology, engineering or math.

Ready to make a nomination for this award? Nominate yourself or someone else

 


 

Cadence's Innovation In Higher Education Award

Cadence

Sponsored by Cadence, Inc.

Awarded to the educator or program in higher education that provides exceptional technology leadership, innovative use and/or development of technology while encouraging students to pursue higher education or training in science, technology, engineering or math.

Ready to make a nomination for this award? Nominate yourself or someone else

 



CIT's Innovation in Development Award

CIT Logo

Sponsored by the Center for Innovative Technology

Awarded to a company or organization whose development of new technology applications and/or systems creates new processes, methodologies, and/or services for their own or others' benefit.

Ready to make a nomination for this award? Nominate yourself or someone else




WAW's Innovation in Utilization Award

Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver Logo

Sponsored by Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC

This award recognizes outstanding commercial growth and achievement by an established company that either produces or markets high tech products or services, or an established company or organization that produces/offers more traditional products and services (where technology itself is not the core business purpose).

Ready to make a nomination for this award? Nominate yourself or someone else

 


 

 Shentel's Dr. John Noftsinger Leadership Award

Shentel

Sponsored by Shentel

Recipient’s leadership has served as a catalyst for
positive technology-related activity in the Shenandoah Valley.

Ready to make a nomination for this award? Nominate yourself or someone else

 


 

Serco's People's Choice Award

Serco

Sponsored by Serco

Awarded to one nominee from the other categories. All nominees are candidates — and the company, organization, or individual with the most votes through social media *before* and *during* the event will win. Voting starts the day all nominees are publicized and continues during the gala.
(Look for which hashtags are be used in March)