Technology Communities of DeKalb County Profiled in Hub Magazine

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Vibrant tech scene in Metro Atlanta County featured in the latest issue published by the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG).

City of Decatur Skyline.

In addition to the profile on DeKalb, fall issue of Hub Magazine focused on Health IT and features Dawn Whaley, President of Atlanta-based Sharecare on the cover.

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), one of the nation’s largest state trade organizations dedicated to technology and innovation, recently profiled the emerging technology communities that make up DeKalb County in the latest issue of Hub Magazine.

The article which included DeKalb’s Decatur, Dunwoody and Perimeter areas, appears in the magazine’s Hub City feature which offers a glimpse of the communities that make up Georgia’s technology industry. Communities that are profiled each issue are able to showcase the unique attributes, businesses, endeavors and successes that make them a “Hub City” for technology in Georgia.

The article “DeKalb County: A Prescription for Innovation” was written by Nikki Forman and highlighted DeKalb’s role as a hub for Health IT innovation for the region. DeKalb is home to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 250 Health IT companies and world class medical institutions like Emory University School of Medicine, Mercer University’s College of Pharmacy and others. Roughly ten percent of the City of Atlanta is contained in DeKalb County.

In addition to the profile on DeKalb, fall issue of Hub Magazine focused on Health IT and features Dawn Whaley, President of Atlanta-based Sharecare on the cover. The issue was unveiled in front of a crowd of contributors and sponsors at a special ceremony at the Herman Miller Showroom in Atlanta’s Midtown West area.

Hub Magazine, TAG’s print component of the Hub multimedia brand, was launched earlier this year and reaches more than 25,000 innovators, entrepreneurs and technologists across Georgia. Each issue features a wide-range of content from enterprises and organizations such as AT&T, U.S Army Signal Center, Cox Communications and others.

View the digital version of Hub Magazine here: http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/839251

Hub is made possible through the generous support of sponsors Arke Systems, AthenaHealth, Birch Communications CWC and Atlanta Tech Edge on WXIA-TV and Health IT issue sponsors: The Arketi Group, Azalea Health, Syntrix Consulting Group, and ByteGraph.

About Hub Magazine

Hub Magazine features timely news, ideas, people and trends that are at the intersection of Georgia’s Emerging technology community. Published quarterly, HUB Magazine reaches a potential 25,000 + subscribers via print and digital distribution.

Learn more at: http://www.hubga.com

About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 25,000 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.

For more information visit the TAG website at http://www.tagonline.org.
To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit http://www.tagedonline.org/.

*IMAGE: DeKalb's Downtown Decatur Skyline with Atlanta in background. |PHOTO BY: City of Decatur, Georgia

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