|TechAwards Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)|
The Chesapeake Regional Tech Council's 11th Annual TechAwards celebration recognizing the region’s rising tech companies, outstanding innovators and all-around top companies, will take place on Thursday, April 28 2016, at the Hilton BWI. Companies are invited to nominate themselves and their colleagues for these prestigious awards.
Do companies or individuals have to be members of the CRTC to qualify? No - the TechAwards are open to members and non-members.
What geographic area does the TechAwards program cover? The TechAwards features companies and individuals throughout the Annapolis-Washington-Baltimore "triangle" area. Companies on the outskirts of this area (Norther Virginia and beyond) are welcome to submit, however primary consideration will be given to companies within the triangle.
Is there a cost to nominate? No - there is no cost to nominate for TechAwards. Finalists will be announced on or before February 29, 2016.
Do finalists need to purchase tickets to attend the event? Yes - the TechAwards is proud to provide top regional exposure for technology companies and individuals throughout Central Maryland. The only cost associated with the program for finalist companies and individuals is the event ticket to be present to receive great recognition among peers and the business community at large.
Can we re-submit if we've won a TechAward in the past? Tech Company of the Year winners must sit out for one year after receiving the award and Best Place to Work award winners must sit out for two years.