Social Media Excellence Recognized at the Third Annual TAG Social Savvy Awards

tagsslogoATLANTA, GA (October 9, 2015) – TAG Social and Collaboration, a society focusing the “new world of work” of social media communication, held its third annual TAG Social Savvy Awards on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 5 p.m. at the Buckhead Club in Atlanta. Over 110 people were in attendance to hear from industry leaders in collaboration and to recognize companies and thought leaders for their outstanding work in social media for business solutions.

Recipients of TAG Social Savvy Awards were:

  • JoEllen Saeli-Lane with CARE for Building a Village Beyond Bandwidth Limitations
  • Chip Strosnider with Kaiser Permanente for Making Social Collaboration Happen Internally
  • Melissa Galt with Melissa Galt Inc for Fearlessly Embracing Yourself Socially for Business

“The 3rd Annual Social Savvy Awards was a huge success this year, said Eric Green, Sales Director at Real Magnet and 2015 Event Chair. “I love chairing and organizing this important technology and social media event in Atlanta each year. With Conn Jackson as our entertaining host and an inspiring message from Key Note speaker Andrew Wamberg from Google we had a great night. The winners were standouts from CARE, Kaiser Permanente and Melissa Galt Inc. to name a few. Thanks again to our incredible sponsors (PGi, Real Magnet, Microsoft, HP) for making this event a success.”

socialsavvy2015The awards program was keynoted by Andrew Wamberg, Google Cloud Platform Account Executive, and included two panelists: John Perkins, VP Global IT Operations at PGi, and Jeff Perkins, CMO at QASymphony. The event was supported by sponsors PGi, Real Magnet, Microsoft, and HP.

TAG Social and Collaboration is a TAG society representing a network of people who need to collaborate with colleagues, employees, customers and vendors on shared outcomes.
About TAG Social and Collaboration
TAG Social and Collaboration is about succeeding and thriving in what TAG Social board member Paul E. Miller of McKesson calls “the new world of work.” The way people communicate, the way meetings are conducted, the way information is stored and shared have all changed. TAG social and Collaboration is as much about PPC (people, process, culture) as it is about technology. Your ability to collaborate, to be social can be a competitive advantage, and we’re showing you how. For more information, please visit:

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


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