TAG Young Professionals Announces Nominations are Open for 2nd Annual One in a Millennial Awards

 ATLANTA- (June 29, 2016) – The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry, has opened nominations for TAG Young Professionals’ signature event of the year, the 2nd Annual One in a Millennial Awards. This awards ceremony, located at General Assembly in Ponce City Market on September 22nd, honors a variety of a young professionals working within the technology field in Atlanta. Join us to celebrate this new era in the workforce, and recognize some special individuals who are leaving their footprints in the Atlanta community.

The categories are now open for nominations, and the top 3 finalists will be chose by an industry leading panel of judges. Nominations are open for anyone under the age of 35 who is thriving in their place within the technology and business communities of Georgia.

TAG Young Professionals, led by board chair Jake Jones of Cherry Bekaert, has focused this year on content-driven events to help millennials in Atlanta stay at the forefront of various trends in the workplace. Cybersecurity, office culture, and online reputation management are just a few of the topics that TAG Young Professionals has focused on this year.

Individuals interested in learning more or to sign up for any TAG Young Professionals events can visit us at www.tagonline.org/chapters-and-societies/young-professionals/

About TAG Young Professionals

The mission of TAG Young Professionals involves three core items: to create a place where self-motivated technology professionals can join each other in an environment that fosters networking and the exchange of ideas, to aid your professional development by giving you the tools and guidance necessary to get everything you can out of your career, To bring top technology executives to TAG Young Professional’s events, so that they can find their company’s next rock star.

 TAG Young Professionals brings in top talent to share their experiences and offer guidance and inspiration to you. The society covers topics such as: mentorship, resume tweaks, effective networking, where to give your time outside the office, and more. The events give young professionals the opportunity to speak with Directors, VP’s and C-level executives about their path to the top and how it translates to your personal career development. TAG Young Professionals is here to help you develop your career and expand your horizons, while making lasting friendships along the way.

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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