Governor's Celebration of Innovation Awards Accepting Submissions

    Date Posted: 
    Tuesday, July 23, 2019

    The Arizona Technology Council is seeking your nominations for the 2019 Governor's Celebration of Innovation Awards. Submissions are being accepted through Friday, August 2nd. More than ever, Southern Arizona is a hotbed for innovation.  Here’s your opportunity to nominate your own organization or one you work with for this important award.

    Click on the categories below for nomination forms.

    Award Nominations:

    The awards are open to ALL Arizona companies.  Membership in the Arizona Technology Council is not required to submit a nomination.  Download the nomination category form applicable to your organization and submit to events@aztechcouncil.org.

    Innovator of the Year: Start Up
    Presented to a company or business unit that has achieved significant success, technical innovation or scientific achievement in the past calendar year.

    Innovator of the Year: Small Company
    Presented to a company or business unit in a technology industry that generates less than $50 million in annual revenues.

    Innovator of the Year: Large Company
    Presented to a company or business unit in a technology industry that generates more than $50 million in annual revenues.

    Innovator of the Year: Academia
    Presented to a higher education institution that has achieved success through research and development and provides demonstrated technical innovation, scientific achievement and potential commercial viability.

    Ed Denison Business Leader of the Year
    Presented to an individual or organization that contributes to Arizona’s technology sector through relentless community involvement, leadership, visibility and excellence in economic development activity.

    MSS Business Transformation Leader of the Year
    Presented to an executive or an organization (profit or not-for-profit) that has achieved significant business success driving positive, transformational change in their organization with measurable outcomes.