Pittsburgh Technical Council

Tech 50 2017 Nomination Forms

Tech 50 2017 Nomination Forms

Nomination Forms | Nomination Information and Rules

Nomination Forms

Please complete the nomination questionnaires at the links below. If you prefer a PDF version, please contact Monica Takacs at mtakacs@pghtech.org.

If you know of a worthy company (customer/partner, etc.) that should be nominated for 2017 Tech 50, but do not have all of the required information to complete the nomination form, please contact Monica Takacs at mtakacs@pghtech.org.

Innovator of the Year

Solution Provider of the Year

Start-Up of the Year

CEO of the Year

Culture Leader of the Year

Nomination Information and Rules

For questions about the nomination process or about Tech 50 in general, please contact Monica Takacs at mtakacs@pghtech.org or 412-918-4256.

PLEASE NOTE: An email confirmation will be sent to the person submitting the nomination when the form is received.  If you do not receive a confirmation, please contact Monica Takacs as soon as possible.

Nominees must be a members in good standing of the Pittsburgh Technology Council (PTC) on the day of Tech 50 2017, October 12, 2017. If you are not a member of the PTC, please visit the web site to join

Nominees must be privately held or publicly traded. Independent operating subsidiaries are also eligible.

A company may enter only ONE of the following categories in addition to CEO of the Year and/or Culture Leader of the Year.

  • Start Up of the Year  
  • Solution Provider of the Year: Consulting and IT Services
  • Solution Provider of the Year: Innovative Technology
  • Innovator of the Year: Health Information Technology
  • Innovator of the Year: Manufacturing
  • Innovator of the Year: Life Sciences
  • Innovator of the Year: Consumer Products 

Previous Tech 50 winners are encouraged to participate. 

PTC reserves the right to move a finalist to a different category.

Nominee company must be available for a video production company to visit in August/September to film footage for Tech 50 if selected as a finalist.

We request that CEOs of finalist companies, especially CEO of the Year finalists, make every effort to attend the Tech 50 event on October 12, 2017.

Finalists will be given the opportunity to participate in the Tech 50 Showcase of Innovation on October 12, 2017. This pre-event reception includes a 6ft. table and room for a pull-up banner/marketing literature to educate attendees about your company.

An independent panel of judges from the PTC, member organizations and sponsors review all submissions.

All attendees of Tech 50 2017 must purchase a ticket to attend. Early registration discounts will be available. There will be a limited number of scholarship tickets available for qualified start-ups.

Eligibility period is May 1, 2016 through April 30, 2017

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