The health and safety of the San Diego tech community is of the utmost importance as we navigate Covid-19.
Top Tech is working to evaluate several options to move forward with the event currently scheduled for Sept. 17, 2020. We do plan on honoring tech leaders as we are allowed by state and local government officials. There is no better time to lift up tech leadership than by recognizing them for the valuable work they have accomplished during this time.
Nomination deadline is scheduled for June 12.
Please check back for further updates on the event this fall.
2020 TOP TECH AWARDS
September 17 • 4pm-8pm
The Del Mar Fairgrounds
The Top Tech Awards honor outstanding technology leaders who work in the San Diego Region, as nominated by their peers and clients. Nominees and honorees who meet the specified criteria, as determined by an independent panel of judges, are recognized at the Top Tech Awards in San Diego.
Tickets to the event include first class awards reception, premier networking, live entertainment, interactive games, heavy hors d’oeuvers, hosted craft beer and other beverages.
When it comes to innovation, I believe that San Diego is a think-tank for next-generation technology. The talent pool is extraordinary. This year’s event was the best yet and gave us all an opportunity meet new contacts and learn more about new projects and companies.
(Past Judging Chair) Executive Technologist, BREG, Inc.
The Top Tech Event brings together a wealth of professionals to share their business experiences and triumphs. Networking within San Diego’s local brain trust is invaluable.
(Honoree) VP of Infrastructure and Facilities & CIO The Arc of San Diego
Receiving the Lifetime Achievement Honoree Award was not only an exciting milestone in my life, but also very humbling. This award is one that I hold close to my heart, as it catches my eyes when I walk into my office, each day and serves as a constant reminder of the lives I have touched, the contributions to companies I have made, and the legacy I continue to layout to help make the world we live in a better place. The Top Tech event is a celebration recognizing those that go above and beyond in all aspects of their daily life.
Chief Technology Officer for Madison Avenue Securities and Asset Marketing Systems
WHAT MAKES THIS EVENT UNIQUE
San Diego is home to an impressive group of information technology innovators who bolster the business, academic, governmental, and non-profit communities within our city. The Top Tech Awards celebrate the unsung heroes of information technology, as these brilliant leaders and their teams serve as the behind-the-scenes forces that keep companies functioning and businesses accelerating on a daily basis.
Since 2008, Cox Business has served as Presenting Sponsor for the annual tech award event in San Diego, dedicated to spotlighting and lauding these technology trailblazers. “We at Cox Business are proud to continue bringing attention to the IT leaders of San Diego and to the exceptional work they do every day,” declared Larry Coval, Regional Vice President of Cox Business. “Their leadership is an inspiration, and the contributions made by these unsung heroes cannot be overstated.”
The number of information technology professionals nominated by their peers for the Top Tech Awards has grown significantly year after year. An astute panel of independent judges from the business and information technology worlds carefully selects the honorees and special award honorees.
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