Winners Honored at 2014 TAG Social Savvy Awards

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Event recognized innovators and enlightened professionals in the Social Media Space

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In addition to the awards presentations, this year’s event featured a panel discussion with industry leaders

Technology Association of Georgia in collaboration with TAG Social announced the winners of its 2nd TAG Social Savvy Awards this week at a special ceremony held at the Junior Achievement’s Chick-fil-A Foundation Discovery Center in Downtown Atlanta. The event celebrates Georgia’s best and brightest in social media.

Turner Sports was honored with the 2014 TAG Social Savvy People’s Choice Award
This year’s event also recognized innovators in 6 other award categories:

  •     UPS www(dot)ups(dot)com

Innovating through Tapping Employee Wisdom

  •     The Weather Company www(dot)weather(dot)com

Supporting Employees Using Social Media in their Daily Job

  •     Sideqik www(dot)sideqik(dot)com

Next Evolution of Partnership Marketing

  •     KontrolFreek www(dot)kontrolfreek(dot)com

Growing a Social Following by Being Authentic

  •      Turner Sports www(dot)turner(dot)com/brands/turner-sports

Using Social Analytics to inform Business Decisions

  •     SnowedOut Atlanta www(dot)facebook(dot)com/SnowedOutAtl

Demonstrating that One Person Can Make a Difference

In addition to the awards presentations, this year’s event featured a panel discussion with industry leaders Laurens Eckelboom, Global Business Development Executive at Parkmobile; Claire Flanagan, Director of Business Software Strategy at Jive Software; Kim Krebs, Manager, Employee Communications at UPS; and Blakely Thomas-Aguilar, Content Strategist at PGi. Atlanta TV and Radio Host, Conn Jackson served as emcee for the event and Ryan Oliver, Brand Strategist at Twitter gave the Keynote address.

Founded in 2013 by TAG Social, a society of Technology Association of Georgia, the Social Savvy Awards celebrates strides made by Georgia based companies and organizations in social media and enterprise over the past year. Last year, the event featured Luke Davies, Social Selling Thought Leader at LinkedIn who spoke before a sell-out crowd of industry leaders.

About TAG Social
TAG Social is a society within the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) that provides Georgia business leaders with insights, resources and the opportunity to collaborate to help harness the power of social media networks and technologies for their companies.

For more information on TAG Social, visit http://www.tagonline.org/chapters-and-societies/social/.

Follow us on Twitter @TAGSocialBiz

For more information on attending or sponsoring the 2013 Tech Marketing Awards, please contact Chad McCroskey at chad(at)tagonline(dot)org.

About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 24,000 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 33 professional societies. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive.

For more information visit the TAG website at http://www.tagonline.org or TAG’s community website at http://www.TAGthink.com.

To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit http://www.tagedonline.org/.

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