“Autotask was founded right here in the Capital Region, and we’re delighted that we can contribute so meaningfully to the local economy less than a decade later." -- Mark Cattini, Autotask CEO
Albany, NY (PRWEB) May 31, 2011
On June 29, 2011 The Center for Economic Growth (CEG) will recognize Autotask Corporation as the ECONOMIC WINNER at the organization’s 15th Annual Technology Awards Luncheon, which will take place at the Crowne Plaza in Albany. The event attracts more than 300 business leaders and professionals from the “Tech Valley” region of Upstate New York.
In winning the award, Autotask Corporation was recognized by the CEG for exhibiting “substantial and sustained growth in sales and profitability, contributing to the overall regional economy and employment.” In addition to the Economic Winner, other awards to be presented during the event include: Promising New Start-Up, Technology in Production, Technology Entrepreneur, Technology Mentor, and Leaders of Tomorrow.
The awards ceremony will feature a keynote speech by Jon Gordon, speaker, consultant and author of the international best sellers The Energy Bus, The No Complaining Rule, Training Camp, The Shark and The Goldfish and his newest book Soup: A Recipe to Nourish your Team and Culture. The event will be emceed by former CBS6 Anchor and Business Editor, Jack Aernecke.
“We are a region that’s recognized for its creativity and its people; people willing to take big risks to make big change; people willing to stay here in this region because they believe in its future. This annual event shows that promise for Tech Valley,” said F. Michael Tucker, CEG’s president and CEO. “These companies, along with their technology colleagues, drive the region’s success.”
Mark Cattini, President and CEO of Autotask Corporation, will be on hand to accept the award on behalf of Autotask Corporation. “We are honored to receive this recognition by the region’s top economic development organization,” said Cattini. “Autotask was founded right here in the Capital Region, and we’re delighted that we can contribute so meaningfully to the local economy less than a decade later. Autotask currently employs nearly 200 people worldwide, with more than half living and working locally.”
About the Center for Economic Growth:
The Center for Economic Growth (CEG) is a regional economic and business development organization dedicated to attracting high-tech talent and companies and to providing innovative services to bolster local businesses in New York state’s Capital Region and Tech Valley. CEG receives significant financial support from the NYS Foundation for Science, Technology and Innovation (NYSTAR), a public benefit corporation that helps grow New York’s innovation economy with its support of high technology development and commercialization through academic and business partnerships, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP). CEG serves as NYSTAR’s designated Regional Technology Development Center for Tech Valley, one of nearly 350 MEP locations across the country assisting local manufacturing and technology companies with generating new sales, creating stronger operational infrastructure and overcoming barriers to growth. CEG is based in Albany, N.Y. Visit http://www.ceg.org for more information.
About Autotask Corporation
Autotask Corporation provides the world's leading hosted IT Business Management software built specifically for VARs, MSPs, and other technology solution providers to help them run their businesses better. The software is available on demand to help IT solution providers to sell, implement, deliver and bill their technology products & services.
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