April 11, 2012
Illinois Technology Association Announces Finalists for 13th Annual CityLIGHTS Awards Gala
Future Technology Leaders and Companies to Be Announced May 10, 2012
"ITA is thrilled to see such an impressive group of finalists," said Fred Hoch, President, ITA. "The activity level and evolution of the technology industry, across vertical industries, is a source of economic growth in Illinois,leading the recovery of the region. There are so many great organizations calling Illinois home -- our only regret is we can't include them all!"
Public voting runs from April 11 - 25, 2012. Winners will be determined by composite score (50 percent judges; 50 percent community voting) in all categories. Winners will be announced at the awards gala May 10, 2012.
2012 ITA CityLIGHTS Awards Finalists are:
Prominent Woman in Tech Award
Ellen Barry, The EBarry Group
Rona Borre, Instant Technology
Dee Daniels, Digital Diva 2.0
Dimitra Georganopoulou, Ph.D., Ohmx
Marian Mangoubi, Sassy CEO
Carole McCluskey, Coinstar & Redbox
Voting closes April 25 at 5pm. Vote today!
Winners will be announced at the 13th ITA CityLIGHTS Awards Gala. 2012 winners join a list of renowned and accomplished companies and individuals, including Groupon, SmartSignal, Mayor Richard M. Daley, NAVTEQ, SPSS, Aleri, Howard Tullman, and Adam Caplan, among others.
ITA CityLIGHTS will be held on May 10, 2012 in the Great Hall at Chicago Union Station. The event is attended by more than 700 executives, entrepreneurs, investors, and technology champions from the breadth and depth of Illinois business. To sponsor, purchase a table or tickets to the event, visit www.illinoistech.org. The Awards Gala is an opportunity for the industry to connect, socialize, and celebrate the continued success of the technology industry in Illinois and the growing importance of this economic sector.
About the Illinois Technology Association
The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) is a driving force behind the growth of Illinois' vibrant technology industry. We are relentless in championing the development and application of technology, from start-up companies to industry leaders, leveraging the transformative nature of technology to revolutionize industries. ITA uniquely capitalizes peer-to-peer collaboration, networking, and access to experts across the breadth of business to cultivate the Illinois technology industry. The unique and powerful integration of these valuable and experienced resources differentiates the ITA as a source of accelerated growth for the technology industry of Illinois. For more information about ITA, please visitwww.illinoistech.org.