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AZ Top Tech Exec Awards

Awards to Arizona Individuals or Groups for
Outstanding Application of Information Technology

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Phoenix Business Journal

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Awards to Arizona individuals or groups to recognize outstanding achievement in the application of information technology in their organizations and businesses. Nominees may be CEOs, CIOs, CTOs, technology innovators or advocates, as well as individuals demonstrating excellence in leadership in the development of technology and its implementation within the State. Selected winners will be featured in a special section of Phoenix Business Journal and honored at an awards celebration in May.

This award is specifically for those “unsung heroes” who, from behind the scenes, make it possible for their business to do business. Nominees are those who have used information technology to positively impact their company and the Tech industry, and thereby contributed to their organization's growth and profitability.

Awards Categories:

Honors a chief executive, president or equivalent position at a technology or communications-industry company. Must be located in Arizona or have a high significant presence in Arizona.

Honors a current top IT executive (CIO, CTO or equivalent position) of a public, private or nonprofit company.

Technology Innovator
Recognizes the accomplishments of a person, or group responsible for the creation of breakthrough ideas, processes or products which have advanced the discipline(s) of the arts, education, electronics, energy, engineering, environment, medicine, science, etc..

Technology Advocate/Community Hero
Recognizes a technology advocate/champion for their outstanding leadership in assisting, advancing or accelerating the performance of technology companies and/or the technology community.

Rising Star
Recognizes a rising young star for innovation, advancement and implementation of technology.

Investment Catalyst
Recognizes a significant investment transaction occurring since January 2015 that impacts and delivers significant long-term economic prosperity and sustainable economic results for Arizona.

Tech Titan
(Career achievement) Honors a technology visionary for outstanding leadership in assisting, advancing and accelerating the performance of the technology industry and/or adoption of technology in Arizona.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 182763

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Selected winners will be featured in a special section of Phoenix Business Journal and honored at an awards celebration in May.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible nominees include any individual or group that meets the criteria of the awards categories in "Description" above.

Not eligible: Consultants, vendors, system integrators, software developers, and others in a non-IT leadership role.

Pre-Application Information:

Nomination Deadline: June 13, 2019

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

To submit the nomination online, see URL for Full Text (RFP) below.

Phoenix Business Journal
101 N. First Avenue
Suite 2300
Phoenix, AZ 85003

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Arizona