NC Tech Awards Gala - 2016

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Name: NC Tech Awards Gala - 2016
Date: November 10, 2016
Time: 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM EST
Event Description:

The NC Tech Awards is North Carolina’s largest and most prestigious statewide technology awards program, which culminates in the NC Tech Awards Gala on November 10, 2016 at the Raleigh Convention Center.  More than 800 leaders attend the annual gala to celebrate the tech sector and honor the finalists and winners. The event includes a VIP & general reception and dinner & awards ceremony. Applications and nominations are accepted in the June-July timeframe, followed by a selection process with finalists announced in mid-late September.

Congratulations to the 2016 NC Technology Award Winners:


  • Software Company – Red Hat
  • Communications Company – TeleHealth Services
  • New Media/ Digital Marketing Company – Stealz
  • Industry Driven – Railinc
  • Innovative Product – Atom Power
  • Corporate Impact– RadixBay
  • Small Company – SignUpGenius
  • Mid-Sized Company – AvidXchange
  • Large Company – Commscope
  • Analytics – Red Ventures
  • Business Value – Cisco
  • Customer Service – Peak 10
  • eCommerce – SciQuest
  • Innovative Workplace – Martin Marietta
  • Tech Exec of the Year – Mark Mahoney - President & Co-founder, Jackrabbit Technologies
  •  Outstanding Achievement – Michael Capps
  • Public Leader – Speaker Tim Moore
  • Private Sector CIO of the Year – Steve Ermish - Director of IT, ScentAir
  • Public Sector CIO of the Year – Nicole Raimundo, CIO, Town of Cary
  • Technology Educator of the Year –  Dr. Fay Cobb Payton, Professor, Information Systems/Technology, NC State University
  • Tech Woman of the Year – Fran O’Sullivan - GM, Global Operations GBS & NC Sr. State Exec, IBM

In addition, NCTA named the Top Ten Startups to Watch.  Companies recognized were: EmployUs, Forecast Health, Lapetus Solutions, Lea(R)n, Likeli, Performance Culture, Smart Metals Recycling, Stealz, SZL.IT and Undercover Colors.

View photos and our recap on our blog!

You can view the complete list of finalists for Technology Corporate, Use of Technology, and the Individual Awards HERE.


Sponsorship:  View Sponsor Menu for a complete listing of options and pricing.  Contact Kristen LeBlanc at 919.856.0393, or email Kristen to reserve your sponsorship today.

Fine Print:  All registrations are final and non-refundable, but transferrable to another qualified guest.  Please contact NCTA at 919.856.0393 to request such a transfer.

Event Sponsors:



Welcome Reception

Beacon Award for Outstanding Achievement Presentation Sponsor

Tech Exec of the Year Presentation Sponsor

Individual Award Presentation

Video Partner

Green Host

Corporate Award Presentation

Mobile App


Trophy Partner

Gala Award Card Sponsor


Selfie Stick Sponsor

Name Badge Insert

Gift Sponsor


Raleigh Convention Center
500 S Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

Date/Time Information:
5:30 pm – VIP Reception (by invite)
5:30 pm -- General Reception
6:30 pm – Seating & Dinner
7:00 pm – Awards Presentation
9:00 pm -- Adjourn 
9:00 pm – Winners Circle After Party (by invite)
Contact Information:
Mary Smith

Registration is currently SOLD OUT. To be added to the waitlist, please contact Alison Gordon at

$185 Individual Registration 
$1,500 Reserved Table of 10

$250 Individual Registration 

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