Las Vegas Women in Technology Award Ceremony Honors Local Women in Technology

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Annual award event in May celebrates the achievements of females in technology

2015 Las Vegas Women in Technology Award Ceremony #LVWTA

2015 Las Vegas Women in Technology Award Ceremony #LVWTA

“The technology landscape is growing and changing rapidly in Las Vegas, and we’re very excited to honor the women excelling in these fields,” says Lori Nguyen, founder of the Las Vegas Women in Technology Awards and president of HiTech Vegas.

The Las Vegas Women in Technology Awards (#LVWTA) is excited to announce the second annual award ceremony on May 27 from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. to recognize the achievements of leading women in technology fields working in the greater Las Vegas metro area. The ceremony will take place at Foundation Room atop Mandalay Bay located at 3950 S. Las Vegas Blvd. The event is open to the public. Attendance will include community members, media, local politicians and dignitaries, and members of local technology and business sectors. RSVP is required. Please visit http://lvwta.eventbrite.com to reserve your space.

The Las Vegas Women in Technology Awards invite the community to attend the event and celebrate the phenomenal women working in technology in Las Vegas. The award ceremony will commence at 7 p.m. and five awards will be granted for High Tech Woman of the Year, High Tech Rising Star, High Tech Community Service, High Tech Entrepreneur and High Tech Mentor.

“The technology landscape is growing and changing rapidly in Las Vegas, and we’re very excited to honor the women excelling in these fields,” says Lori Nguyen, founder of the Las Vegas Women in Technology Awards and president of HiTech Vegas.

The Las Vegas Women in Technology Awards is pleased to announce Zappos.com as 2015 event sponsor; and Foundation Room Las Vegas as 2015 proud event partner. Numerous promotional sponsors from the community stepped up this year to help support the award and spread the word including College of Southern Nevada, SEN Technologies, Aruze Gaming, Blurb IQ, Las Vegas Interactive Marketing Association, Exhibit Fair International, Diamond Group Marketing, Elev8 Consulting Group, Lucky Girl Designs, Ewebsitemaker.com, Cinder Staffing. The 2015 Las Vegas Women in Technology Awards external panel of esteemed judges included prominent community members in the local academic and technology sectors.

“We are very grateful to all of our supporters, businesses, judges, and our local community for helping make this happen and spreading the word about the nominations to honor the women working in technology in Las Vegas. Everyone working together synergistically really helped turn this into a successful reality,” says Melissa Skipworth, chapter lead of Women Advancing Las Vegas and co-founder of the Las Vegas Women in Technology Awards.

The Las Vegas Women in Technology Awards launched in 2014 to celebrate the achievements and recognize the advancements of women working in technology industries including: Robotics, Information Technology (IT), Computer Engineering, 3D Printing, new technology inventions, entrepreneurs and start-ups.

To RSVP for the award ceremony on May 27, please visit http://lvwta.eventbrite.com.

About the Las Vegas Women in Technology Awards #LVWTA
Founded in 2014, Girls in Tech, Las Vegas (GIT), HiTech Vegas LLC., and Women Advancing Las Vegas launched the Las Vegas Women in Technology Awards (#LVWTA) to recognize the achievements of leading women in technology fields working in the greater Las Vegas metro area. The Las Vegas Women in Technology Awards encompass the various sectors of technology as a whole to recognize and promote the advancement of women in technological careers. The Las Vegas Women in Technology Awards are awarded annually to five women representing technology industries including: Robotics, Information Technology (IT), Computer Engineering, 3D Printing, new technology inventions, entrepreneurs and start-ups. Learn more at http://www.vegaswomentechawards.net.

About Zappos.com
Established in 1999, Zappos.com, operated by Zappos IP, Inc., has quickly become the leading destination in online apparel and footwear sales by striving to provide shoppers with the best possible service and selection. Zappos.com currently showcases millions of products from over 1000 clothing and shoe brands. Zappos.com, Inc. was recognized in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 as a FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For®. Zappos.com is also proud to be rated ELITE by STELLAService and was named a J.D. Power 2011 Customer Service Champion, one of only 40 companies so named in the U.S. More information about the customer service philosophy, unique culture, and job openings can be found at http://about.zappos.com. More information about Zappos Insights, and its business membership program can be found at http://www.zapposinsights.com. Zappos.com is a subsidiary of (AMZN) Amazon.com.

About Foundation Room Las Vegas
Located high above the towers of Mandalay Bay, Foundation Room Las Vegas is a luxurious den for the city's elite to socialize, scandalize, and sip in high style. From kickoff to nightcap, dining on palatable favorites, to sippin’ on cocktails in the visually captivating extrinsic lounge to catching the breathtaking views from the outdoor patio of the Las Vegas Strip; Foundation Room Las Vegas lets you create an exotic experience you’ll never forget. For dining and lounge reservations, contact: 702.632.7631 or visit http://www.houseofblues.com/lasvegas/fr. Event Details: @FoundationRoom.

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