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Welcome to The Tech Awards Application 2016  

If you have not been invited to apply to The Tech Awards this year, you will not be able to register. Please contact Leslie Zane,, so you can be notified about The Tech Awards 2017.

In 2016 we are celebrating fifteen years of The Tech Awards. This is by invitation only competition. If you have been invited to apply for this year's special recognition in one of our six categories: Environment, Education, Young Innovator, Health and Economic Development  - congratulations!. 

The application is very straighforward. You will be asked to respond to 4 essay questions. Your responses have to be at least 250 words and no more than 1000. 
  • Applications must be submitted online in English by Friday, April 8, 2:00p.m. Pacific Time.
  • A panel of judges in each category will read all applications.
If selected as a laureate for 2016:
  • A person in a leadership role will be required to attend The Tech Awards gala and other events starting in the evening of Tuesday November, 15 and including the gala on Thursday, November 17, 2016. 
  • We will give your contact information to Advocate Creative to set up a filming schedule.
  • We will pay for 1 roundtrip economy airline ticket and provide a hotel room.
  • You will receive a cash prize of $50,000 at The Tech Awards gala.
Tech Awards 2015 Highlights