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TAG Business Intelligence and Analytics Innovation Awards Finalists Announced

Industry: Other
Focus: General Business
Type: TAG
Location: Greater Atlanta

Signature Event to announce winner of Mid Size Enterprise and Large Enterprise Category ATLANTA (October 31, 2014) – the Technology Association of Georgia Business Intelligence & Analytics society will present the must-attend event of the year for professionals in BI, Analytics, Big Data, and related disciplines at the Westin Atlanta …

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ARC’s State of the Region Breakfast Features Mayor Reed, Metro Atlanta Speaks Survey Results

Industry: Other
Focus: Innovation/R&D
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Greater Atlanta

ARC’s State of the Region Breakfast Features Mayor Reed, Metro Atlanta Speaks Survey Results “Innovation by Design” is Theme of November 7 Event Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed will deliver the keynote address at the Atlanta Regional Commission’s (ARC) “State of the Region Breakfast” on Friday, November 7.  Reed will focus …

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GT, Emory & GSU Partner to Host 3DayStartup

Industry: Other
Focus: Startups
Location: Greater Atlanta

3DayStartup (3DS) is coming to Atlanta and they are looking for creative and entrepreneurial minded students. The program accepts up to 45 students from a wide variety of backgrounds to present their best ideas for a startup and to ultimately start a company over the course of only three days Read …

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AT&T & Former Google VP Support Georgia Tech Online Degree Program

Industry: Other
Focus: Education/STEM
Location: Greater Atlanta

It made sense that the Georgia Institute of Technology launched an online-only computer science degree in January of this year. It was less obvious what was in it for its two corporate partners: Udacity and AT&T (T). Sure, Udacity is an online education company. But the company’s founder, former Google …

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Community Support Needed for Atlanta’s Growing Film Industry

Industry: Digital Media/Entertainment
Focus: Funding/Investment
Location: Greater Atlanta

Atlanta’s film industry is quickly expanding. The Georgia Film, Music and Digital Entertainment office offers top-caliber crews, equipment and services at competitive prices that bring productions in on time and on budget. Read more at Film Imaging: http://filmimaging.digitalmedianet.com/article/Lets-Talk-Small-Business-on-Business-RadioX-Spotlights-the-Georgia-Film-and-Entertainment-Industry-3576819

Elemica Adds CFO With Global Business Finance Experience To Support World Wide Growth

Industry: Logistics Technology
Focus: General Info
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Greater Atlanta

Elemica, the leading Supply Chain Operating Network provider for the process industries, announces the addition of Keith D. Schneck as Chief Financial Officer to support continual, consistent growth and sustainable market strength. Client business value is expanding rapidly, characterized by the launch of Elemica’s next generation Supply Chain Operating Network resulting in the doubling of transaction value processed annually to over $325 billion. As CFO, Keith Schneck will partner with our executive team and other finance and supply chain executives to develop and manage global strategies that drive value.

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Plans to bring more technology to Middle Georgia

Industry: Other
Focus: Funding/Investment
Location: Macon/Middle Georgia

Experts are trying to make more technological advances in Middle Georgia. The Middle Georgia Digital Economy Summit 2014 was a chance for them to generate ideas. Read more at 41 NBC News: http://www.41nbc.com/story/d/story/experts-want-to-bring-more-technological-advances/36744/5TtcCV-xqEG-q2OC_-hDiw

Georgia: #36 in Business Tax Climate

Industry: Other
Focus: General Business
Location: Greater Atlanta

Georgia comes in No. 36 nationwide for overall tax-friendliness, according to a report released Tuesday by the Tax Foundation…. Read more at the Atlanta Journal Constitution: http://www.ajc.com/news/business/georgia-ranks-no-36-in-business-tax-climate/nhtBj/

HowStuffWorks moves to Midtown

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Business
Location: Midtown Atlanta

HowStuffWorks will relocate from a Buckhead office tower to Ponce City Market in Midtown Atlanta. The company will join other tech companies in the facility including athenahealth, MailChimp. and Cardlytics… Read more from the Atlanta Business Chronicle: http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/real_talk/2014/10/howstuffworks-moves-headquarters-to-ponce-city.html

Atlanta companies: Raising Money in October

Industry: Other
Focus: Funding/Investment
Location: Greater Atlanta

Twenty Atlanta companies in employee benefits, technology, real estate and investing raised almost $160 million during October through the sale of unregulated securities. Read more from the Atlanta Business Chronicle: http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2014/10/28/20-atlanta-companies-that-raised-money-in-october.html 

Big Nerd Ranch Brings Popular App Development Bootcamps to Callaway Gardens

Industry:

Big Nerd Ranch Brings Popular App Development Bootcamps to Callaway Gardens Bootcamps Offer All-Inclusive, Immersive Training Retreats for Programmers, Designers and Developers ATLANTA (July 23, 2014) – Big Nerd Ranch, known globally for its highly effective immersive bootcamps in app development, today announced it will bring its Georgia-based bootcamps to …

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Companies Receive the 2014 TAG Excalibur Awards

Industry:
Type: TAG
Location: Downtown Atlanta

Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) Unveiled Winners at special ceremony ATLANTA (October 24th, 2014) –The winners  of the 2014 TAG Excalibur Awards were announced Friday during a special ceremony at the Georgia Aquarium that attracted a sold-out audience of Georgia’s business and technology community. The Annual TAG Excalibur Awards celebrates …

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TAG Greater Augusta Hosts Cyber Security Conference

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Business
Type: TAG
Location: Greater Augusta

Special One-day Conference to focus on The Modern Adversary, Targeted Threats and Evolving Security Controls ATLANTA (October 6th, 2014) –The Technology Association of Georgia’s Augusta Chapter together with the TAG Infrastructure Society announce a special one-day conference entitled U.S. Army, Cyber Security and Business Against a Common Foe, on Wednesday, …

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TAG Smart Energy Goes Back to the Future: Society Luncheon to present the Extraordinary Promise of DC Microgrids

Industry: Smart Energy
Type: TAG

ATLANTA (October 21, 2014) –The Technology Association of Georgia’s Smart Energy Society will host a luncheon focused on DC Microgrids at Club e in College Park on October 30th.  Speakers will include Guerry Waters, Vice President, Oracle Utilities; Sol Haroon, Director of Energy Services, IP Utilinet; and Clemson University Professor …

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TAG Athens Hosts Technology Town Hall

Industry: Other
Focus: Gov't/Politics
Type: TAG
Location: Athens

Area business and government leaders, technologists and media are encouraged to attend. ATLANTA (October 10th, 2014) –The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry and the TAG Athens Chapter, will be hosting a Technology Town Hall meeting …

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TAG Seeks Nominations for 2014 TAG Marketing Awards

Industry: Interactive Marketing

Fifth Annual Awards Celebrate Top Technology Marketing Leaders in Georgia ATLANTA – October 10, 2014 — TAG Marketing, a society of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and Georgia’s premier organization for technology marketing events, announced today that nominations are open for the 2014 TAG Marketing Awards. Open to all …

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TAG to Honor Shay Bentley-Griffin at 2014 Digital Media & Entertainment Industry Summit

Industry: Digital Media/Entertainment
Type: TAG-Ed

Georgia’s preeminent casting director recipient of the ‘Icons of the Industry’ Award ATLANTA (September 10th, 2014) –The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) in partnership with the TAG Digital Media and Entertainment Society will honor Entertainment professional Shay Bentley-Griffin of Chez Bentley at its  2014 Digital Media & Entertainment Industry Summit …

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Mayor, Mayor-Elect to Participate TAG Technology Town Hall in Augusta

Industry: Other
Focus: Gov't/Politics
Type: TAG
Location: Greater Augusta

Area business and government leaders, technologists and media are encouraged to attend. ATLANTA (October 6th, 2014) –The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry and the TAG Greater Augusta Chapter, will be hosting a Technology Town Hall …

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