2019 NCET / EDAWN Awards – Videos and Photos

NCET’s 20th Anniversary and 2019 NCET / EDAWN Awards Dinner once again provided an evening of inspiration and information as dozens of Northern Nevada’s technology and business leaders shared insights about their companies, their activities — and themselves.

Check out the winner’s acceptance speeches, and lots of photos of the winners and attendees.

(Photos and videos courtesy of Frank Haxton – Digiman Studio)

NCET Tech Awards

. . . celebrate the Northern Nevada individuals and companies who have greatly enhanced the growth and prestige of our technology community.

Hall of Fame
Click Bond, Inc. – video

President’s Award
Reno Technology Academy / Steve Andreano, Director Technology Programs – video

Technology Company of the Year
Advanced Materials and Devices, Inc – video

Aerospace Company of the Year
Tactical Air Support, Inc. – video

Brewer / Distiller of the Year
Frey Ranch Estate Distillery – video

Food Manufacturer / Processing Company of the Year
Kimmie Candy Company – video

Logistics Company of the Year
LEGACY Supply Chain Services – video

Manufacturing Company of the Year
Tesla Gigafactory – video

Medical / Health Services Company of the Year
Prominence Health Plan – video

Software Company of the Year
Sainergy Corporation—Software Solutions and Integration – video

Telecom / Cloud Services Company of the Year
DSX VOICE – video

Technology Nonprofit of the Year (tie)
iCelerate (formerly High Sierra Industries) – video

Technology Nonprofit of the Year (tie)
New2U Computers – video

Creative Services Organization of the Year
The Abbi Agency – video

Financial Services Organization of the Year 
Clear Capital – video

Professional Services Organization of the Year
Reno Collective – video

Technologist of the Year
John Hayes, CTO, BlackRidge Technology International, Inc. – video

Educator of the Year
Allison Dampier, ASSIST Education – video

Technology Advocate of the Year – Creative Services 
Jenna Hubert, Creative Director, KPS3 – video

Technology Advocate of the Year – Professional Services (tie)
Cinammon Davies, Account Executive, LOCALiQ – video

Technology Advocate of the Year – Professional Services (tie)
Matthew Digesti, Esq., Director Collaborative Links Division, Blockchains LLC – video

Rising Star of the Year – Creative Services
Jena Valenzuela, Communications Business Partner, Renown Health – video

Rising Star of the Year – Professional Services
Katie Romanko-Freeman, Program Manager, Entrepreneurial Development, EDAWN – video

Rising Star of the Year – Technical Services
Amir Behmaram, Junior Web Developer, Noble Studios – video

EDAWN Awards

. . . recognize the resources that have played an integral part in contributing to the growth of our community.

Startup Champion of the Year
Nathan Digangi – video

Startup of the Year
Talage Insurance – video

Program of the Year
EO Accelerator – video

Entrepreneurial Organization of the Year
StartUpNV – video

Venture Catalyst of the Year
Wendy Alderman