Awarding Innovative Valley Businesses, Educators, Leaders, and Entrepreneurs

Once a year, the Shenandoah Valley Technology Council highlights local tech innovation. We celebrate the successes of technology firms, organizations and programs in the region — and the entrepreneurs, innovators, leaders, and educators behind those successes. This is the council’s biggest to-do of the year. At this premier dinner, the networking opportunities are unparalleled. Tech Nite is the largest annual technology event in the Valley

Largest SVTC Event Of The Year. Best Networking Since March!

During Tech Nite, approx. 275 attendees honor and recognize the technology innovators of the area. Tech users and creators -educators, leaders, developers, entrepreneurs, et al- attend, network with each other, and celebrate the innovative companies and organizations in the region. The recognition helps organizations and individuals immensely — the winning organization is able to expand its network, attract employees, and obtain publicity inside and often outside of the local region.

In May 2020, we postponed this fun event and over the summer reimagined a new Tech Nite. It’s on!! We found a platform (Remo) that will allow everyone to move around easily how and when they want to. It’ll be the best networking since March!!

Date: Wed, Oct, 7 | 4:30-6:00 pm

The ‘how’ of this hybrid event, with at-will networking. BEST networking since March 2020!

    • Congratulations to 25 nominees. They are from all over the Valley. Tech Nite 2020 Nominees
    • Our reimagined Tech Nite gala is a remote hybrid event with both live and recorded segments.
    • The virtual platform is called REMO and allows all users to move around at will, e.g. join people at tables and move on when they are ready. Networking will be at-will and in small groups.
    • All attendees will create their profile and a virtual “business card”. (This is not like a Zoom breakout room.)
    • Award ceremony as always: 8 awards, 8 presenters, nominees, 8 winners! The Serco People’s Choice Award will be voted on via social voting (with a hashtag) before and during the event and the winner will be announced in the last segment of Tech Nite, as always. All 25 nominees are eligible to win in this category.
    • Doors open at 4 pm 
    • Alas, everyone will have to coordinate their own desert! If anyone is thinking of a watch party – let us know!! (Should we stream it live to Facebook or YouTube?)
    • What is REMO? Glad you asked! Check out the platform (YouTube). (We will use Remo with the facilitation of eSAX)
    • Set up your Remo profile now
    • Make a Tech Nite reservation
  • UPDATED! Shine in front of the Valley’s tech community with a sponsorship. Get your organization positioned in front of the premier tech crowd of the year.
    • What’s still available? There are two Networking Sponsorships left, and there may be an award available as well. (The award sponsorship is the best value of them all – it comes with NAMING RIGHTS [your name + award name].) And of course, there are table sponsorships available, too. Send Nicky a note for details, branding, visibility, etc.
    • As a special thank you to all sponsors, we’ve increased the number of attendees per sponsor contingent from 8 to 10!
    • We’ll provide the sponsors with the recorded award ceremony [whole or just their segment] which can be posted in newsletters, websites, social media.
    • We will post the public portions of the event, as well as the award ceremony, to our social media channels – a great post-event value for sponsors and attendees alike.
    • As always, we will memorialize the innovation of the Valley’s tech innovators -the nominees- in a program that summarizes the nomination; albeit this year, only in digital format, posted online of course!
    • Tech Nite 2020 | sponsorship overview, benefits, cost (PDF)

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