(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry, today announced MessageGears as one of its Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia. TAG will recognize this prestigious group at the 2014 Georgia Technology Summit (GTS) on March 26, 2014, at the Cobb Galleria Centre.
TAG’S Top 40 Awards recognize Georgia-based technology companies for their innovation, financial impact, and their efforts at spreading awareness of Georgia’s technology initiatives throughout the U.S. and globally.
“The 2014 Top 40 finalists are an elite group of innovators who represent the very best of Georgia’s Technology community,” said Tino Mantella, president & CEO of TAG. “The 2014 Top 40 finalists are shining examples of what makes our State such a hotbed for technology and we applaud them for standing out as leaders in Georgia’s technology community.”
This year’s Top 40 Companies were selected from among over 100 applications submitted by companies from across Georgia. Companies selected for the “Top 40” will be showcased in an exhibition at The 2014 Georgia Technology Summit.
“Our tenth year of the Top 40 was an overwhelming success, based on the number of truly innovative companies that participated in the competition,” said Dennis Zakas, a partner and founder of Zakas & Leonard, LLP, Chair of Group Office Buys, LLC, and chairperson of the Top 40 Selection Committee. “The Top 40 winners demonstrate the depth and breadth of Georgia’s technology community.”
MessageGears is the first and only hybrid email marketing system combining the benefits of both on-premise and cloud-based systems into one cutting-edge enterprise email marketing solution. Recognized for its 99.9% reliability, the company’s revolutionary email marketing solution provides large-scale enterprise organizations a customized solution that integrates easily into current databases, provides direct access to data, produces real-time results and maximizes efficiency. In fact, the award-winning platform recently received superior ratings for product innovation and customer satisfaction by respected market research firm, the Relevancy Group.
“We are very excited to be named one of Georgia’s Top 40 Innovative Companies,” said Dan Roy, co-founder and CEO of MessageGears. “Email marketing technology has remained relatively unchanged the past 10 years, so it’s an honor to be recognized by TAG for our industry impact and disruption. Used by some of the world’s largest travel, insurance, and technology brands, our solution promises to dramatically improve the way enterprises communicate with customers for years to come.”
The 2014 Georgia Technology Summit is expected to draw a crowd of more than 1,300 C-level executives, entrepreneurs, technology professionals and academia to celebrate and recognize Georgia’s technology community. In addition to presentations from some of the top technology influencers in the nation, the newest member of the Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia will be inducted.
For more information about TAG and the Georgia Technology Summit and to register for the event, visithttp://www.tagonline.org/events/georgia-technology-summit. Follow the conversation on Twitter through #TAGGTS.
About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 22,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia and Savannah. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy. The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology.
TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 34 professional societies. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive.
To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative, visit http://www.tagedonline.org/.
Based in Atlanta, MessageGears is the only email marketing platform to offer a hybrid solution. The technology runs partly on-premise, and connects directly to an enterprise company’s database, giving customers secure access to their marketing data. MessageGears is the first in the industry to combine this technology with a cloud-based delivery system that assembles, delivers and tracks messages. As a result, the unique and powerful architecture provides all the benefits of an on-premise solution with the convenience of SaaS. To learn more, visit messagegears.com and follow @MessageGears on Twitter.