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NC TECH Awards Opens Applications

Apply Now through July 26 Deadline



The NC TECH Awards is North Carolina's statewide awards program dedicated to recognizing tech companies, the use of technology, and leaders for their achievements. There are multiple awards under the main categories (Tech Corporate Awards, Use of Tech Awards, and Individual Awards) and you can view the full list and access the online application at the link below. 

NC TECH Awards Application Period Open Now

Now is your opportunity to apply so your company, organization, and/or leaders are in consideration for this year's awards.  View the 2024 Awards Application info here or click on one of the links below for more information.

The finalists and winners will be honored at the NC TECH Awards Gala on Tuesday, December 3 at the Raleigh Convention Center, with presenting sponsors Cherry Bekaert and USI. The Awards, our largest event of the year, brings together 700+ leaders from technology, business, education, and government to celebrate growth, innovation, and leadership in the State’s vibrant tech sector.

NC TECH Award Webinars: Tips to Submit an award winning application and more.

Join NC TECH for a brief webinar to learn about the award categories, selection process, and tips/tricks for making your application stand out. We will also review sponsorship opportunities.

Visit the application site linked below and choose one of the remaining dates to participate.

NC TECH Awards   Applications

NC TECH Returns to Pinehurst

Leadership Summit + Golf Classic



An annual favorite, the Leadership Summit is hosted by NC TECH along with its Board of Directors and Advisors. Geared towards executives, this summit provides the opportunity to hear from some of the tech sector’s influential leaders on variety of topics, from talent to transformation, through both structured discussions and more informal networking and engagement opportunities. Attendance is capped at 200. 

2024 Theme: Adaptive Leadership

In today’s world, adapting and changing is a “must” to traverse daily life to achieve personal and professional goals and it is important for leaders to show the way. This year’s Leadership Summit will focus on Adaptive Leadership and its basic principles. To survive and thrive in today’s business world, one needs to be more than high-performing. They need to adopt new strategies and techniques to overcome any challenges that come their way and adaptive leadership is a great set of tools to help navigate to success. 

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Business and technology leaders from across the state gather at Pinehurst for a golf tourney that includes breakfast, lunch and prizes presented at the Awards Luncheon. Regardless of your golf skills, it is a great opportunity to have some productive time away from the office and build critical relationships with tech leaders from across the state.

The popular CIO Foursome sponsorship allows sponsors to choose from committed CIOs to participate in their golf foursome for the day. Golfers are capped at 128, but there are other opportunities to participate.

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Featured Events


Through conversation and Q&A, the panel will discuss how to naviagte the dynamic and often challenging situation of handling tough questions. This workshop will provide you with proven strategies and techniques that can help anyone remain calm and respond effectively. Join us on Thursday, July 18 for this virtual workshop.

This event is open to members and non-members of NC TECH. Please register below to receive information on how to join this virtual session.

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The Government Vendor Network (GVN) is a forum for member companies who have an interest in doing business with state government to hear from North Carolina's leaders in state government. Join us for the third quarter meeting on July 23 at the offices of Brooks Pierce.

Speakers Include:

  • Tracy Doaks , President + CEO with MCNC 
  • Chris Beal ,VP of Security Initiatives & Chief Information Security Officer with MCNC

This event is free for NC TECH members, but registration is required.
A virtual registration option is available for those who cannot attend in-person.

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NC TECH + MetLife Partnership


NC TECH joined forces with MetLife to establish the Center for Technology Workforce Innovation, a unique partnership designed to serve as a hub for the state’s tech employers and employees providing resources, thought leadership, and collaboration with the overarching goal of fostering growth and vitality in North Carolina’s technology sector.

Talent Newsletter Released

NC TECH + MetLife compile a quarterly newsletter focused on all things talent: news and highlights, careers and featured job openings, industry research and upcoming events. 

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FOT Inspring

A sustainable workforce is continuously the top priority of industry leaders and partners. The ability to meet industries’ education and workforce development needs is an evergreen issue for the long-term economic health of North Carolina. NC Tech's collaborative approach to talent development optimizes existing resources, expertise, and ideas to develop world-class talent in North Carolina.

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FOT Lessons

Join Anne Hungate with Launched2Lead to will discuss the value of early career development programs and how employers can drive up retention and build more inclusive work environments with an ounce of prevention. Participants will learn the statistics backing up the programs and their impacts on an organization's bottom line.

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Upcoming Events


Monthly (Virtual)

Get2Know NC TECH is our monthly informal virtual gathering meant for people thinking of joining NC TECH, or members who want a refresher on how to get involved in the tech community. Join us for this virtual event and meet other tech professionals and see how NC TECH plans to help advance our state’s robust tech eco system. This event is free and available to both members and non-members.


Monthly (Virtual)

This monthly webinar is for new (and long-term) members interested in leveraging resources and plugging into our dynamic member community. Learn how to navigate Member InfoHub and engage with NC TECH Connect, our virtual community. We will showcase online resources such as the Marketing Toolkit and Member Directory. Tune in to become ‘savvy’ on how to make the most of your membership

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Member Spotlight

The Member Spotlight series features brief vignettes on companies and organization that make up NC TECH’s dynamic membership. The spotlights are shared in the monthly e-newsletter, blog and through social media.

Submit Member Spotlight


Executive Spotlight - Take 5

The Take 5 series features brief 5 question interviews with leaders who are making an impact within their organization and in the community. The interviews are shared in the monthly e-newsletter, blog and through social media.

Submit Take 5 Form

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