Mayor, Mayor-Elect to Participate TAG Technology Town Hall in 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 meeting on Wednesday October 8th, 2014 at the Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School, which is located at 615 12th Street in Augusta.  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 2014 session, as well as preview initiatives for the upcoming 2015 Georgia General Assembly.

Leaders invited to participate in the Augusta meeting include: 

  • Mayor Deke Copenhaver
  • Mayor-Elect Hardie Davis
  • Senator Bill Jackson, District 24
  • Senator Jesse Stone, District 23
  • Representative Henry “Wayne” Howard, District 124
  • Representative Brian Prince, District 127
  • Representative Barbara Sims, District 123
  • Representative Earnest Smith, District 125
  • Representative Ben Harbin, District 122
  • Representative Gloria Frazier, District 126

Area business and government leaders, technologists and media are encouraged to attend the Town Hall in their area.

“TAG has worked diligently over the last several years to create opportunities for technology companies here in the Greater Augusta area and throughout Georgia,” said Heather Miner, TAG Senior Director of Government Affairs and Statewide Activity. “Our Augusta technology town hall meeting is meant to serve as a bridge between our emerging technology sector and the legislators that represent the area.”

For more information about the Augusta Technology Town Hall Meeting please contact Heather Miner:

 About TAG Augusta Chapter

The TAG Augusta Chapter includes over 460 individual and organizational members. TAG strives to educate, unite, promote, and influence Georgia’s technology community in the Richmond, Burke, Columbia, McDuffie, and other surrounding counties that make up the greater Augusta area.

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 About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 23,000 members and hosting over 200 events each year. TAG serves as an umbrella organization for 34 industry societies, each of which provides rich content for TAG constituents. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, influence and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy. The association provides members with access to networking and educational programs; recognizes and promotes Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology.


Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive. For more information visit the TAG website at or TAG’s community website at To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit


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