SAVANNAH, GA– September 26, 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 Savannah will host Technology Town Hall October 5th 11:30am-1:00pm at the Coastal Georgia Center — Cypress Room – 305 Fahm St, Savannah, GA 31401.The meeting is just one of several that TAG and its Chapters will be holding around the state over the next few months.
The 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:
- Representative Jesse Petrea Petrea
- Representative Bill Werkheiser
- Representative Jon Burns
- Senator Jack Hill
- Senator Lester Jackson
- Representative J. Craig Gordon
- Representative Mickey Stephens
- Representative Ron Stephens
- Representative Ben Watson
“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 Columbus Technology State of the Industry Report. The TAG State of the Technology Industry 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 or 404-526-6049.
About TAG Savannah Chapter
Founded in 2011, TAG Savannah executes TAG’s mission of educating, uniting, promoting, and influencing Coastal Georgia’s technology community through monthly meetings including IT Connect, the TAG Savannah CIO Roundtable Series, the TAG Savannah Speaker Series, TechFest with Armstrong State University and much more. Savannah area TAG Premiere Members include Armstrong State University, Georgia Ports Authority, Gulfstream Aerospace, Georgia Southern University, Hunter Maclean, SCAD and many others. Learn more: http://www.tagonline.org/chapters-and-societies/savannah/
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