|ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Digital Rochester has announced its finalists for the fifth annual GREAT (Greater Rochester Excellence and Achievements in Technology) Awards - to be held on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center. The awards program was started five years ago to help Digital Rochester recognize and celebrate the companies and individuals in the Greater Rochester community who show an entrepreneurial spirit and are on the cutting edge of technological innovation and implementation.
Nominations were received for eight award categories and narrowed to 24 finalists. The winner of each category will be announced at the awards presentation on Sept. 15.
GREAT AWARDS FINALISTS
Communication Technology Award (sponsored by Entre Computer Services)
Student IT Office @ RIT (SITO)
Going Green Award (sponsored by Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C.)
Healthcare Technology Award (sponsored by Roberts Wesleyan College)
RIT MAGIC/ACT e-NABLE Lab
Optics, Photonics and Imaging Technology Award
Rising Star Award
Student Achievement Award
Brian To and Team- RIT - Trillium Health App
Greyson Watkins and Team - RIT - Hz Innovations Inc.
Morgan Sinko and Team - University of Rochester - Nullspace VR
Technology Services Award
Mail Technologies, Inc.
Visionary Leadership Award (sponsored by Superior Group)
Adam Bates - Paychex
Andre Godfrey - Entre Computer Services
William Pollock - Optimation Technology
Tickets are $110 for Digital Rochester Members and $125 for non-members. Discount pricing for groups of 5 or 10 are available and may be purchased online. The program will take place from 5:00pm - 9:00pm. It will begin with an exhibitor showcase featuring some of Rochester's top technology companies in conjunction with networking and grazing stations. This will be followed by the awards presentation where all finalists will be recognized and the winners in each category will be announced. After the awards portion, there will be a cordial hour which will include continued networking and exhibitor showcase along with wine and dessert pairing.
For information on event sponsorship and participation in the exhibitor showcase, please call Lisa Doerner, Executive Director, Digital Rochester, at (585) 330-9797 or visit www.DigitalRochester.com.