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CEG 23rd Annual Technology Awards

June 27, 2019: 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm


4:00pm – Registration is open | 4:30 – 5:00pm – Cocktails and Networking | 5:00 – 6:00pm – Awards Ceremony
6:00 -7:30pm – Celebratory reception with food, cocktails, music, tech showcases & more!

About the awards

  • The Technology Awards celebrate and honor the Capital Region’s most innovative and inspiring companies and individuals whose pioneering and entrepreneurial successes are bettering our communities by strengthening our workforce and creating new jobs and opportunities.
  • The Awards are a signature event of the Center for Economic Growth – and an opportunity to not only recognize start-up companies and encourage their growth, but to recognize innovative, established companies that call the Capital Region home and are continuing to contribute to the region’s overall economic growth and success. And, to honor individuals who make an incredible impact as entrepreneurs and mentors – helping new ventures thrive here.

Who attends?

100s of individuals representing a multitude of different industries, educational backgrounds and age groups; this is the place to make new connections in an enjoyable setting!

View photos from last year’s event >>


Economic Winner: Auto/Mate
Lift-Off: Jahnel Group
Start-Up Star: Passport for Good
Technology Innovation: Mobius-Labs
Judges’ Choice – Technology Connector:
Susan Lundberg, Owner, Capital Tech Search & President, NY Tech Loop
Technology Trailblazer:
Annmarie Lanesey, Founder & CEO, AlbanyCanCode
Manufacturing Innovator:
Dr. Gary Patton, CTO & SVP, Design Enablement and R&D,
Jeffery A. Lawrence Lifetime Contributor:
Richard Frederick, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Eastern New York Angels

Join hundreds of business leaders, professionals and entrepreneurs at this signature event! Open to CEG Investors and the General Public. Special rate available for Young Professionals.

Individual Registration: CEG Investor: $65 | General Public: $85 | Young Professional (21-35): $35

Group Discount Blocks (10 Tix): CEG Investor: $585 | General Public: $765

**All tickets include program, reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres, 2 complimentary drink tickets (cash bar also available) and opportunity to enter to win tech give-aways.


Looking to gain visibility for your organization and show your support? Your sponsorship enables us to continue to honor our region’s bright minds and innovative companies making a difference. Opportunities still available! Download Sponsorship Packet

Award Sponsors


Beverage Sponsor

Give-Away Sponsor

Media Sponsor

Leaders of the Times Union realized very early that in order for us all to grow we had to work together. As such, we are proud to be a Funding Partner of the Center for Economic Growth, and to be an integral part of what is now known as New York’s Tech Valley. As the region’s leading media organization, the Times Union is deeply embedded in this community. Our commitment to reporting the news fairly and independently, sponsoring local events and supporting local businesses helps to strengthen our area and make it a better place for all to work and live.

Now, more than ever, the Times Union is committed to remaining relevant to our readers and the businesses that support us.

 Recently, we have taken a look at how our subscribers want to receive their news and have launched an innovative subscriber platform that keeps readers coming back; both online and in our print format.

For our advertisers, we now offer the Hearst Digital Agency. With this new offering, we can help businesses thrive and grow and add state-of-the-art digital media solutions in addition to the broad reach of the Times Union and tu.com

For the past two years, the Hearst Media Center has been the center of communication with our readers. This 11,000 square foot Town Hall allows us to present topic of interest to our community and hear what they have to say.

The Times Union is part of Hearst, one of the world’s lealding media,information and service companies. In the Capital Region, our suite of products extends beyond the daily newspaper, to include magazines, the region’s leading web site including a mobile site and an app.

All this makes the Times Union a valuable resource for the growing and diverse needs of the Capital Region’s business community.


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June 27, 2019
4:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Rivers Casino
1 Rush St.
Schenectady, NY 12308 United States
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