Nominations open for Vermont Tech Jam Awards

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Nominations open for Vermont Tech Jam Awards

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 3:19am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Technology Alliance is inviting nominations for the 2017 Vermont Tech Jam Awards. These annual awards recognize outstanding businesses, organizations and individuals who are making an impact on Vermont’s tech landscape. Nominations are being accepted in four categories.

Innovation Award
The Innovation Award, presented by BTV Ignite, recognizes any product or service that demonstrates exciting thinking and market momentum. The purpose of this award is to inspire and reward excellence and shine a spotlight on Vermont as a home to innovation.

Ambassador Award
The Ambassador Award recognizes a business, organization or individual who leads the support, promotion and growth of Vermont’s tech economy and ecosystem. The purpose of this award is to celebrate and motivate collaboration, and recognize good actors across Vermont’s technology sector.

Newcomer Award 
Given to an energetic and exciting new entrant into Vermont’s technology scene over the last 24 months, this award demonstrates Vermont’s “pull” as a technology hub and recognizes new talent that calls Vermont home.

Startup Award 
The Startup Award recognizes a tech-based business or individual business entrepreneur that started in Vermont during the past 24 months, and demonstrates exceptional creativity, ambition, organization and market potential. Its purpose is to recognize and celebrate Vermont’s homegrown entrepreneurial spirit.

Anyone can nominate themselves or someone else.  Nominees can be individuals, products or companies and be made in more than one category.  A nominee entered in multiple categories is eligible to win only one award.  The same individual, product, or company cannot be nominated more than once in a category.

To submit a nomination, please complete the Vermont Tech Jam Awards Nomination Form

All nominations are due by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, September 29, 2017.

Once nominations are in, a panel will review the entries and select up to five finalists in each category for a public vote.

Awards will be announced at a special Vermont Tech Jam event on Friday, October 20.

Find more information on the Vermont Technology Alliance website.