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FRANKFORT — The deadline to nominate Kentucky students, businesses, schools, and organizations that are promoting innovative uses of technology is quickly approaching as ConnectKentucky will again honor the Commonwealth’s tech leaders at its 2013 Tech Day on November 7, 2013. The deadline for nominations is October 10, 2013.


The 7th annual awards will be presented at The George and Ellen Rieveschl Digitorium in Griffin Hall at Northern Kentucky University.


ConnectKentucky is soliciting nominations for awards in the following categories:


• Small Business Technology Award goes to a small business that has successfully used broadband technology to broaden its customer reach and provide a positive example of technology use and capabilities in the Commonwealth (less than 150 employees).


• Large Business Technology Award goes to a large business that has successfully used broadband technology to broaden its customer reach and act as a leader in technology use in the Commonwealth (over 150 employees).


• New and Emerging Business Technology Award goes to a start-up business that has successfully used broadband technology as a vehicle for growth and has acted as a model for other emerging Kentucky businesses.


• Secondary Student Technology Award goes to a Kentucky high school student who has recognized the benefits of using broadband technology and promotes and implements its use in creative and inspiring ways.


• Postsecondary Student Technology Award goes to a Kentucky college student who has recognized the benefits of using broadband technology and promotes and implements its use in creative and inspiring ways.


• School District Technology Award goes to a Kentucky school district that has successfully used broadband technology to enhance the educational capacity of its institutions as well as inform students and parents of the value of broadband adoption.


• Postsecondary Institution Technology Award goes to a Kentucky postsecondary institution that has successfully used broadband technology to enhance its educational capacity as well as provide students with an improved educational experience using broadband technology.


• Government Leadership in Technology Award goes to a state or local government that has utilized broadband technology to improve effectiveness and efficiency in areas such as budgeting and service delivery.


• Non-profit Leadership in Technology Award goes to the non-profit organization that has utilized broadband technology to improve operational effectiveness, efficiency, and/or service delivery.


For more information about the nominations or to receive a nomination form, contact ConnectKentucky Executive Director René True at rtrue@connectky.org. More information and downloadable nomination forms are available at www.connectkentucky.org.


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