TAG Columbus Hosts Town Hall Meeting

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COLUMBUS, GA–August 25, 2016– The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry. TAG Columbus will host Technology Town Hall September 8th 11:30AM at Delta Data, 1506 6th Avenue, Suite 1, Columbus, Georgia 31901. The meeting is just one of several that TAG and its Chapters will be holding around the state over the next few months.

Columbus WaterfrontThe Technology Town Hall serves as an informational forum about the critical issues and policies that are important to the emerging technology communities in Georgia.  Attendees will be able to learn about legislative activities from the 2016 session, as well as preview initiatives for the upcoming 2017 Georgia General Assembly.

Invited Legislators to Join Panel:

  • Senator Ed Harbison
  • Senator Joshua McKoon
  • Representative Debbie Buckner
  • Representative Gerald Greene
  • Representative Carolyn Hugley
  • Representative Richard Smith
  • Representative Calvin Smyre

“TAG has worked diligently over the last several years to create opportunities for technology companies throughout Georgia,” said Heather Maxfield, TAG VP of Government Relations & Statewide Activity. “Our technology town hall meetings are meant to serve as a bridge between our emerging technology sector and the legislators that represent the area.”

Additionally, TAG President & CEO, Tino Mantella will brief the community on the TAG State of the Industry: Technology in Georgia Report. The Report was created to be a useful tool for Georgia’s many technology stakeholders.

For more information about the Technology Town Hall Meeting please contact Joseph Santoro at Joseph@tagonline.org.

About TAG Columbus Chapter 

The TAG Columbus Chapter includes over 1000 individual and organizational members. TAG strives to educate, unite, promote, and influence Georgia’s technology community in Muscogee County and other surrounding counties that make up the Columbus area.  Learn more: http://www.tagonline.org/chapters-and-societies/columbus/

 

About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 30,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy.

The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology.  TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 34 professional societies.

For more information visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.org

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