TAG Smart Energy Society Presents: The 2016 Smart Energy Award Banquet Call for Nominations

ATLANTA (December 8, 2015) – The Technology Association of Georgia’s Smart Energy Society is hosting an award banquet January 12, 2016 at the Georgia Tech Wardlaw Building at 6:00pm to recognize those individuals, businesses, and municipalities who have honored the true spirit of the Smart Energy Society! Please take this opportunity to nominate those deserving of this honor based on their work in 2015. Nominate more than one entry for each category. Individuals, schools, companies, and organizations are invited to nominate themselves, clients, or others.

The finalists will have the opportunity to present their greatest achievements of 2015. This event will also provide a forum for collaboration and networking. Don’t miss the chance to hear more, network with Georgia’s Smart Energy leaders, and personally congratulate the award winners!

The Georgia Tech Wardlaw Building is located on Georgia Tech’s campus, 177 North Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30332. The award banquet will take place on Tuesday, January 12th from 6:00pm-9:00pm.   Enjoy dinner, drinks and the view of the Georgia Tech Football Stadium.  Check-in starts at 5:45pm.

Nomination categories include:

Company of the Year Award:

  • Has contributed to smart energy in Georgia in a way that is aligned with our society’s mission statement
  • Has demonstrated innovation in a technology or business that has accelerated the adoption of smart energy in Georgia or worldwide
  • Has demonstrated “thought leadership” that has clearly set the direction of smart energy development in Georgia or worldwide
  • Has developed new energy products/systems/services that have increased Georgia’s exports
  • Has shown business leadership and innovation that have created new job opportunities in Georgia
  • Has developed educational or marketing programs which have increased public awareness on the importance of making the smart energy a reality

 

Professional of the Year Award:

  • Has contributed to the success of smart energy in ways aligned with the society’s mission statement
  • Has personally led the growth of smart grid in Georgia or worldwide
  • Has demonstrated “thought leadership” that has clearly set the direction of new energy deployment in Georgia or worldwide. (cite examples of documents, reports, publications, blogs, etc.)
  • Has developed new energy products/systems/services that have increased Georgia’s exports
  • Has demonstrated business leadership and innovation that have created new job opportunities in Georgia
  • Has championed educational or marketing programs which increased public awareness to the importance of bringing new energy technologies into reality

 

City, County or State of Georgia Municipality of the Year Award:

  • SES will recognize the municipality that has demonstrated stewardship for the advancement of smart energy choices in our communities
  • This government entity implemented a new program for its constituents/citizens promoting the use of new or smart energy
  • Lowered energy costs/rates for constituents/citizens or increased the safety and health related aspects of energy production, distribution or consumption
  • Constructed new smart energy facilities or through regulatory or legislative change allowed the construction of such
  • Attracted smart energy jobs to their location

 

To make a nomination please visit our nomination page at http://bit.ly/smartnominations.

 

For more details and to register visit the TAG Smart Energy Award Banquet page at http://bit.ly/smartenergybanquet.

 

The Smart Energy Society is sponsored by Oglethorpe Power and Landis + Gyr.

 

Follow us on Twitter @TAGSmartEnergy and join our LinkedIn Group “TAG Smart Energy.”

 

For further information, please contact Joseph Santoro, Director of External Affairs, Technology Association of Georgia, at 404-526-6049 or Joseph@tagonline.org.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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