TechND is seeking your assistance in identifying individuals and entities playing a vital role in North Dakota technology development and recognizing their contributions to the industry.
Although it is encouraged, nominees do not need to be TechND members. Individuals and entities are encouraged to nominate themselves, as they have the most knowledge of their accomplishments.
Nominations are considered and award winners are selected by the Technology Awards Committee and Executive Committee based on award category key considerations and qualifications.
AWARDS PROGRAM DETAILS
The Technology Awards Program will be held on August 14 in Fargo during the State of Technology Conference hosted by U.S. Senator John Hoeven and the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber.
PAST AWARD WINNERS
The past award recipients are listed here.
AWARD CATEGORIES AND NOMINATION CRITERIA
The Technology Awards recognize outstanding individuals and entities for contributions to the use, growth and development of technology in North Dakota. Please review the categories carefully.
Nominations are due by
5 p.m. Central on Friday, June 28
and can be submitted online or mailed, e-mailed or faxed.
Technology Council of North Dakota
PO Box 2599
Bismarck, ND 58502
Questions? Call Annie Bennett at 701-355-4458
Premier Tech Business Award
This award recognizes a technology business that achieved outstanding success by developing and/or delivering technology business solutions. Businesses deriving the majority of their revenue from the sale of technology products or services are eligible for this award.
- Long-term growth, profitability and sustainability
- Impact on the industry and market
- Role as an outstanding corporate citizen
Technology Innovator Award
This award recognizes a non-tech specific entity that is a leader in the use of innovative technology to serve its primary customer. Businesses from any industry, government agencies and educational institutions are eligible for this award.
- Scope of installation
- System integration complexity
- Impact on primary customer
North Dakota Tech Champion
This award recognizes an individual who championed the development of a North Dakota technology company, the promotion and/or use of technology in the academic realm, or the delivery of technology to North Dakota citizens. Entrepreneurs, educators, legislators and government officials are eligible for this award.
- Achievements in relation to technology development, promotion, use or delivery
- Impact on North Dakota citizens and/or North Dakota’s technology industry