TechNite 2016

Follow My Vote Up For 3 Awards At This Year’s RBTC TechNite

The Roanoke Blacksburg Technology Council (RBTC) is a non-profit, member-driven association of businesses and organizations in Southwest Virginia working together to promote the growth of the region’s technology sector.

Each Year the RBTC hosts and annual celebration of the communities’ flourishing tech sector called TechNite. The event is a key opportunity to network with upwards of 600 influential business and innovation leaders.

There is an awards ceremony included that recognizes regional leaders in six categories: Rising Star, Entrepreneur, Regional Leadership, Innovation, Educator and People’s Choice.

Follow My Vote has been nominated for three awards: The Rising Star, The Innovator, and The People’s Choice Award.

Rising Star Award: 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 Roanoke-Blacksburg region.

Innovator Award: This award recognizes an individual, a group of individuals, company, or organization that sets the standard for thought-leadership and innovation in their respective field. Their innovation represents a significant technological breakthrough or addresses a great market opportunity or both.

People’s Choice Award: The People’s Choice Award gives the TechNite audience the opportunity to learn more about up and coming companies in the Roanoke – Blacksburg region and vote for their favorite. The highest votes receives the People’s Choice Award.

Jonathan Hagmaier

Event Schedule
5:30 – 7:00 pm
Networking Reception (Open Bar Included)

7:00 pm
Dinner, Program and Awards Ceremony

9:00 pm – 12:00 am
After Party at Center in the Square Atrium
and Roanoke Pinball Museum
(Includes Refreshments and Drink Tickets.)

About the author: Will Long is the Marketing Manager of Follow My Vote.

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