Entry deadline looming for The Techies 2018

By Anita Jaynes on March 03, 2018

The countdown is on to the entry deadline for The Business Exchange’s first awards initiative, The Techies, supported by the Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership (SWLEP).

The Techies is designed to celebrate the innovation and entrepreneurship of the IT community in Swindon & Wiltshire, with award categories suiting everything from one-man-bands to big corporations.

The Business Exchange has brought together some of the area’s most influential tech entrepreneurs and business growth partners to judge the inaugural Techies 2018. The judges include James Eades, managing director of Systemagic, Jeff Thomas, serial investor, entrepreneur and owner of Hartham Park, Ali Hadavizadeh, program manager for Farm491 (a space for innovators to grow their tech businesses), Mirabelle Mack, business growth officer for Swindon Borough Council and George Gill, SWLEP board member and commercial director of GG Media Resources, a Tech Track 100 business. To find out more about all the judges click here.

It costs £5 for each award category and there’s no limit to the number of categories a company can enter.
The entry deadline is midnight on April 8, 2018. 

The award categories are:

1. Most Innovative Business Solution

2. Best User Experience

3. The Cutting IT Award (recognising emerging technology)

4. Using Tech to Transform Business

5. Driven by Data

6. Tech Team of the Year (Sponsored by Swindon
and Wiltshire Growth Project)

7. Cloud Innovation of the Year

8. Best Tech Security

9. Social Impact Award

10. Future Tech Superstar

11. Best Tech Support Service

12. Flying the Flag for Swindon & Wiltshire Tech (Sponsored by SWLEP)

Entries are submitted online by visiting: www.the-techies-sw.co.uk 

Awards night @ Hartham Park

The awards will culminate in a celebration at Hartham Park, Corsham on Thursday May 10, 2018. Tickets cost £40 and include a drink, bowl food and entertainment.

Award winners will receive a unique trophy, certificate and treats for the team ensuring there is a real sense of inclusion.

To book your tickets click here  An early bird discount of £30 ends midnight March 30.

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