NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Oct. 21, 2016PRLog — The New Jersey Tech Council will be celebrating its 20th anniversary with the 2016 Awards Celebration, which will be held on November 17th at The Palace in Somerset, New Jersey. The Tech Council will be honoring the region’s top companies and leaders for their accomplishments in collaboration, partnership and innovation, while also providing a catalyst for businesses to grow, network and most importantly, connect.

“We are thrilled to have so many outstanding companies and innovators to accept these awards. This year it was very difficult to select those being honored from the many nominations we received,” says James Barrood, President and CEO of the Council, “The judges were truly challenged and did a terrific job in identifying honorees that represent the best of the region’s technology community.”

This distinctive celebration connects colleagues with clients and future clients, as well as introducing companies to successful technology and business communities within the tri-state area. Some of this year’s sponsors include Comcast Business, PNC, Morgan Lewis, AT&T and Robert Half Technology, all of which celebrating winners in categories such as Master Technology Company of the Year, Impact Company of the Year, Legend of Technology, Rising Star and Knowledge is Power Award.

2016 Winners Include:

Master Technology Award – Juniper Networks

Public Company – Celgene

Private Company of the Year – Avaap

Impact Company of the Year – iCIMS

Innovative Technology Award – Lumeta

Trailblazer Award – Admera Health

Rising Star Award – Tripod
Outstanding Tech Development – Princeton Identity

Consumer Product Award – LG
Beacon of Light Award – Chromocell

Martinson-Ballen Tech Supporter Award – Donald Katz, Audible

Legend of Technology Award – Andrew Gilbert, DLA Piper

Knowledge is Power – Kean University

The Awards Gala Celebration will commence at 5:00 pm with an intimate cocktail reception, followed by the awards presentation and dinner. The event promises to be an unforgettable evening that draws upon inspiration from some of the most successful technology companies and businesses thriving today.

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About the NJ Tech Council

The New Jersey Tech Council provides business development, education, networking and recognition opportunities as well as advocacy for the state and region’s technology businesses. By collectively representing tech, life science and tech-related companies and organizations as well as the professional firms that support them, the Tech Council has the unique ability to: offer opportunities to learn, network and grow; recognize and promote member companies and their leadership; nurture the tech and STEM talent pipeline critical to growth; provide access to financing sources and additional resources; and advocate and support public policy which strengthens our ecosystem.

Founded in 1996, and now celebrating its 20th Anniversary, the Tech Council is a private, nonprofit membership organization, which supports the tech, innovation, and entrepreneurial ecosystems across the state and region.?

Ryan Prescott