Technology Industy Awards
Application process will begin March 1, 2012 
 

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Judging Criteria

The fifteenth annual Technology Industry Awards will recognize industry leaders and companies that have made extraordinary contributions to the growth of Southern California as a center for technological innovation. The awards will be presented during a gala dinner ceremony at the historic Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles on April 30, 2009.

Applicants do not need to be members of the Technology Council of Southern California, but company must be headquartered in the Southern California region. Deadline is Wednesday, March 25, 2009 to submit an application. There is no fee to apply, but attendance at the ceremony is required.  We encourage finalists to purchase a company table at the ceremony.

Apply today for a chance to become a finalist to be recognized as a leader in our industry. Award Categories include:

Individual Categories:

Company Categories:

Individual Award Criteria Information

CEO of the Year:
Presented to the CEO/President/Operating head of a technology company headquartered in Southern California that has been in operation at least five years, and receives the highest aggregate ratings in:

  • Sales/revenues
  • Team building
  • Product Innovation
  • Profitability and fiscal resourcefulness
  • Employee base in Southern California
  • Positive effect on the technology industry within the Southern California region
  • Special consideration will be given to individuals who demonstrate industry leadership by being involved in:
    • Industry trade organizations
    • Legislative activities pertinent to the Technology Industry
    • Other civic, community involvement

Entrepreneur of the Year:
Presented to the CEO/President/Operating head of a technology company headquartered in Southern California that is an early stage (typically up to five years), and receives the highest aggregate ratings in:

  • Sales/revenues
  • Team building
  • Product innovation
  • Fiscal resourcefulness
  • Employee base in Southern California
  • Positive effect on the technology industry within the Southern California region
  • Special consideration will be given to individuals who demonstrate industry leadership by being involved in:
    • Industry trade organizations
    • Legislative activities pertinent to the Technology Industry
    • Other civic, community involvement

Company Award Criteria Information

Software Company of the Year:
Presented to the software company headquartered in Southern California that has been in operation more than three years, and that receives the highest aggregate ratings in:

  • Sales/revenues
  • Team building
  • Product innovation
  • Positive effect on the technology industry within the Southern California region
  • Special consideration will be given to individuals who demonstrate industry leadership by being involved in:
    • Industry trade organizations
    • Legislative activities pertinent to the Technology Industry
    • Other civic, community involvement

Hardware or Storage Company of the Year:
Presented to the hardware or storage company headquartered in Southern California that has been in operation more than three years, and that receives the highest aggregate ratings in:

  • Sales/revenues
  • Team building
  • Product innovation
  • Positive effect on the technology industry within the Southern California region
  • Special consideration will be given to individuals who demonstrate industry leadership by being involved in:
    • Industry trade organizations
    • Legislative activities pertinent to the Technology Industry
    • Other civic, community involvement

Internet or New Media Company of the Year:
Presented to the internet or new media company headquartered in Southern California that has been in operation more than three years, and that receives the highest aggregate ratings in:

  • Sales/revenues
  • Team building
  • Product innovation
  • Positive effect on the technology industry within the Southern California region
  • Special consideration will be given to individuals who demonstrate industry leadership by being involved in:
    • Industry trade organizations
    • Legislative activities pertinent to the Technology Industry
    • Other civic, community involvement

Entertainment or Gaming Company of the Year:
Presented to the entertainment or gaming company headquartered in Southern California that has been in operation more than three years, and that receives the highest aggregate ratings in:

  • Sales/revenues
  • Team building
  • Product innovation
  • Positive effect on the technology industry within the Southern California region
  • Special consideration will be given to individuals who demonstrate industry leadership by being involved in:
    • Industry trade organizations
    • Legislative activities pertinent to the Technology Industry
    • Other civic, community involvement

Mobile or Communications Company of the Year:
Presented to the mobile or communications company headquartered in Southern California that has been in operation more than three years, and that receives the highest aggregate ratings in:

  • Sales/revenues
  • Team building
  • Product innovation
  • Positive effect on the technology industry within the Southern California region
  • Special consideration will be given to individuals who demonstrate industry leadership by being involved in:
    • Industry trade organizations
    • Legislative activities pertinent to the Technology Industry
    • Other civic, community involvement

General Rules and Guidelines

1. Applications must be received via email at catrina@tcosc.org no later than Wednesday, March 25, 2009.


2. Employees, sponsors, judges, independent contracts or their immediate family members of the Technology Council of Southern California are ineligible

 

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