“Our team has been working diligently and this honor represents their dedication. We appreciate the recognition and support received from such a reputable organization of industry leaders,” says Savtira CEO, Tim Roberts.
Tampa, FL (PRWEB) November 07, 2011
A very fitting Havana Nights-themed, black-tie gala presented by Central Florida’s largest and most influential technology association, Tampa Bay Technology Forum (TBTF), announced the recipient of the, “Emerging Technology Company of the Year,” Award to Savtira Corporation, a new B2B cloud commerce solutions company generating much recognition in the Tampa Bay area with two facilities located in Ybor City.
“We are honored and exceptionally grateful to be named the 2011 Emerging Technology Company of the Year from the Tampa Bay Technology Forum,” says Savtira CEO Timothy Roberts. “Our team has been working diligently and this honor represents their dedication. The future continues to look bright for our company and we appreciate the recognition and support received from such a reputable organization of industry leaders.”
TBTF recognized leading organizations and individuals in Tampa Bay’s technology community at the eighth annual gala held on November 4 at A La Carte Event Pavilion in front of more than 400 attendees made-up of industry professionals and decision-makers. The Industry Achievement Awards from TBTF is the only event in Tampa Bay dedicated solely to celebrating the region’s technology industry according to TBTF president and CEO, Amy Norman. CIBER was the title sponsor of the gala. Emceeing the event was Veronica Cintron, news anchor/reporter with Bay News 9. The event included a cocktail reception, dinner and the awards presentation, along with a festive Latin-style reception with live music, cigars and casino games.
A total of 18 finalists were chosen among six award categories. The first of those categories: Emerging Technology Company of the year, with three finalists – one being Savtira Corporation. Finalists were selected by a distinguished panel of judges. The independent group of judges ranged in executives from prestigious organizations such as Tampa Bay Innovation Center, Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, USF Health, City of St. Petersburg, Pharmerica, Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI), Fidelity, HealthCare Capital Advisors, St. Pete Times and Tech Data.
“Savtira was selected as an award recipient taken from more than 100 overall nominations submitted to this esteemed observance. We couldn’t be more proud of this accomplishment,” says Roberts. “According to TBTF, the gala and awards celebrated the ‘best and brightest’ in Tampa’s technology community. I wholeheartedly agree with that statement when it comes to our team at Savtira and I am delighted to accept the overwhelming compliment on behalf of our firm.”
To learn more about Savtira Corporation and the award ceremony, please visit http://www.Savtira.com.
About Tampa Bay Technology Forum
Founded in 2000, TBTF is a professional membership organization dedicated to growing a high-tech economy in the Tampa Bay region. TBTF’s 350 member companies represent more than 40,000 employees include technology entrepreneurs, technology professionals, business and community leaders, investors, government representatives, researchers and educators. For more information, visit http://www.tbtf.org.
About Savtira Corporation
Based in Tampa, Florida, Savtira is in the business of digital distribution with a software-as-a-service (SaaS) e-commerce platform that is a turnkey system for the distribution, marketing, merchandising, and selling of both digital media and physical goods in a single store and a single, unified shopping cart. Savtira-powered stores are designed to meet the specific needs of retail partners so no two e-stores are alike. All Savtira e-stores are custom-branded for our partners. Extra features and services are offered on an à la carte basis. Savtira is also building the next carrier-class “Entertainment Distribution Network” (EDN), streaming all digital media from the cloud, with a feature set that eclipses anything on the market. For more information on Savtira, visit: http://www.Savtira.com or call 813.402.0123. Follow us on Twitter at: http://Twitter.com/Savtira.