Technology Awards

TechND’s annual Awards Program recognizes the outstanding efforts of individuals and entities that have played a vital role in technology development in North Dakota and that are an inspiration to others in the industry. The program acknowledges the state’s technology leaders, improves public awareness of North Dakota’s many effective technology companies, and applauds innovative companies and business ideas.

Sen. John Hoeven and TechND board member Todd Domres present the 2018 Technology Champion award to Barry Batcheller, Apparreo, at the 2018 State of Technology event in Fargo. Photo Credit: 5foot20 Design Lounge

Congratulations to the 2018 Award winners!!


  • Premier Technology Business Award to TrueIT, West Fargo
  • Technology Innovator Award to Excel Energy, Fargo
  • North Dakota Technology Champion Award to Barry Batcheller, Appareo, Fargo

Past Award Winners