Nominations now OPEN for 2020
This award recognizes a business or organization that has used technology to make a significant impact in 417-land, whether by building business-changing applications or using technology to make a difference for people in our community.
Most Innovative Startup
Starting any new business means taking a risk, but that's especially true for tech startups. This award recognizes a business in operation for less than 5 years with at least 4 full-time employees that is successfully innovating or reimagining how people in 417-land and beyond live and work.
The midwest is primed for a technology takeover. This award recognizes a technology solution that radically improves the way 417-landers and beyond live, work or play. Whether hardware or software, we want to acknowledge the next-level innovations coming out of 417-land.
Technology Exec. of the Year
This award honors the leadership and vision it takes to successfully run a department, company or organization in 417-land. The nominee's position should be within the technology world, but the company does not have to be a technology provider. Please describe the executive, their management style, vision and overall excellence in technology!
This award recognizes the excellence of an up-and-coming local professional who has been working in technology for less than 5 years. Nominations must fully describe the individual and the impact being made.
Engineer of the Year
Infrastructure design and support, software applications and all things in between would not be possible without engineers. This award recognizes the most impactful Solution Designer in 417-land. Nominations must fully describe the designer, and explain their solution and the impact of their design.