The Center for Economic Growth (CEG) will recognize six innovative success
stories from the Capital Region at the 17th annual Technology Innovation Awards
luncheon, to be held June 26 at the Albany Marriott in Albany. The
luncheon will begin at noon. The
event will be emceed by former CBS6 Anchor and Business Editor Jack Aernecke.
CEG is the leading economic development organization in New
Valley and serves as the Capital
Region’s designated Regional Technology Development Center (RTDC). A private,
non-profit, membership-based organization, CEG drives economic growth by
working with partners in business, government, and education on strategic
initiatives to grow local companies, attract new industry and investment, and
prepare communities for future growth.
Technology Innovation Awards attract more than 300 business leaders and
professionals from Tech Valley. The awards honor the
region’s most innovative and growth-oriented companies and individuals, and
recognize the convergence and diversity of technology industries making great
honored this year are: Etransmedia Technology, Healthcare Information Xchange
of New York (HIXNY), Dean Bela
L. Musits of the School of Management at Union Graduate College, Tech Valley
Center of Gravity, Transfinder and WhoSay.
“CEG’s annual Technology
Innovation Awards luncheon is an opportunity to recognize innovative
achievements taking place in our region, and to foster continued growth and
success of both our companies and entrepreneurs,” said F. Michael Tucker, CEG’s
president and CEO. “Innovation will drive the continued transformation of Tech Valley, and we congratulate
this year’s winners for seeing that vision.”
Current event sponsors include: the Times Union (Platinum)
and Blue Shield of Northeastern New York (Silver). Jaeger and Flynn Associates;
and McNamee, Lochner, Titus and Williams are Bronze sponsors.
CEG receives significant financial support from Empire State Development’s
Division of Science, Technology and Innovation, which works to facilitate the
integration of innovation and technology throughout New
York’s economic development efforts, the National
Institute of Standards and Technology/Manufacturing Extension Partnership and
As the designated RTDC for the New York
State’s Capital Region and one of
nearly 350 MEP locations across the country, CEG is charged with assisting
local manufacturing and technology companies generate new sales, create
stronger operational infrastructure, and overcome barriers to growth.
for the event will open next week. Call Andrea Swank at 465-8975, ext 250,
or visit www.ceg.org.