2013 TechNite Award Nominations
The RBTC TechNite Awards celebrate and recognize the entrepreneurial and innovative leadership of the Roanoke - Blacksburg region. Often those working the hardest are too busy or too modest to nominate themselves and we need your help to identify those that deserve consideration.
The deadline for nominations is Friday, March 29, 2013. Read the descriptions below and follow the link to submit your nominations. View last year's nominees and award winners.
Rising Star (Submit a Nomination)
This award recognizes a local technology company which "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.
Entrepreneur (Submit a Nomination)
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.
Regional Leadership (Submit a Nomination)
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 (Submit a Nomination)
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 (Submit a Nomination)
This award recognizes a K-12 educator in the Roanoke - Blacksburg region that promotes math,science and/or use of technology in creative ways to transfer knowledge and help develop future technology leaders.