ATLANTA (August 28, 2012) – Today, TAG Southeastern Software Association (SSA), one of the founding members of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), announced the finalists for the third annual TAG SSA Impact Awards.
Each year the Impact Awards recognize companies and their teams who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in bringing new technology solutions to the market. The winners have built outstanding software solutions that make a significant impact for their customers and their businesses.
"This year’s finalists, chosen from nearly 100 nominations, represent an extremely impressive group of companies driving the growth of the software industry here in Georgia,” said Kevin George, TAG SSA Chair. "Each year we highlight a segment of the software industry where Georgia is positioned as a leader in the nation." This year, with so many FinTech companies in Georgia, TAG SSA decided to spotlight FinTech for our Where Georgia Leads category."
2012 TAG SSA Impact Award finalists:
Technology Solutions Provider
• Cloud Sherpas
• Highgroove Studios
• Liaison Technologies
• Smartsoft Mobile Solutions
Independent Software Vendor
• Argo Systems
• N2N Services
Corporate Internal Software Development
• Georgia Hospital Association
• Porex Corporation
• Turner Broadcasting
Where Georgia Leads: FinTech
• First Data
• Global Payments
• NCR Corporation
• Safe Systems
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“We have a vibrant and growing software industry here in Georgia, and it is great to see such a stellar group of companies getting recognized for their impressive accomplishments over the past year. I am truly looking forward to personally congratulating each and every one of the finalists and winners at this year’s SSA Impact Awards event,” said George.
The Impact Awards ceremony will be held at the Historic Defoors Center on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 6 p.m., and it is sure to be an excellent event that will shine a bright light on Georgia’s software industry. Barry McCarthy of First Data will be the keynote speaker, TAG President Tino Mantella will highlight the state of the industry and the Master of Ceremonies will be Richard Warner, CEO of What’s Up Interactive.
Event sponsors include: Compuware, Morris Manning & Martin, Infor, and Quality Technology Services.
About TAG SSA
TAG SSA’s mission is to be the leading resource for software and information technology for executives and professionals to connect and develop business opportunities. The SSA strives to be the catalyst to drive economic growth of the software and information technology industry
by attracting and supporting the advancement of innovative companies, talent and capital in the region. For more information visit www.tagonline.org/tag-southeastern-software-association.php.
About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 17,800 members and hosting over 200 events each year. TAG serves as an umbrella organization for 31 industry societies, each of which provides rich content for TAG constituents. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, influence and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy. The association provides members with access to networking and educational programs; recognizes and promotes Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive. For more information visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.org
or TAG’s community website at www.TAGthink.com.
To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit www.tagedonline.org/.