NCET Tech Awards – July 15

2021 NCET Tech Awards
Nominations open April 27

The NCET Technology Awards celebrate the Northern Nevada individuals and companies who have greatly enhanced the growth and prestige of technology community.

Nominated people must be based in Northern Nevada, and nominated companies must be headquartered in Northern Nevada. Self nomination are welcome, and all nominations are due by midnight on Friday, May 28, 2021.

New for 2021, previous winners are now eligible to compete in the same category five years after their original award. All winners are welcome to compete in other categories at any time. NCET will announce Tech Company of Year nominees and all other winners on June 5, 2021. 

Each of the NCET Tech Awards winners will be honored, at the NCET Tech Showcase and Awards Gala on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. More details on the Awards Dinner soon!

NCET Awards Categories

NCET’s President’s Award
– Matt Westfield, Founder/Director, Entrepreneurs Assembly Inc

Tech Company of the Year Finalists
– Elemental LED Inc.
– GroupGets
– Iris Automation
– PacStates

Aviation Company of the Year
– KP Aviation

Brewer / Distiller of the Year
– The Brewer’s Cabinet

Food Manufacturer / Processing Company of the Year
– Liberty Artisan Meats

IT Support Company of the Year (tie)
– Blue Peak Technology Solutions
– PacStates

Logistics Company of the Year
– Full Tilt Logistics & Transportation

Manufacturing Company of the Year
– Davidson’s Organic Teas

Medical / Health Services Company of the Year
– Sierra Miles Group

Software Company of the Year
– rfxcel Corporation

Tech Nonprofit of the Year
– Society of Women Engineers Sierra Nevada Section

Tech Startup of the Year
– Alchemy

Creative Services Organization of the Year
– Maren Rush Creative Designs

Professional Services Organization of the Year
– CLA

Technologist of the Year
– Eric Rasmussen, VP of Information Technology, Prominence Health Plan

Educator of the Year (Tie)
– Erinn Kari
– Angela Orr, Principal, Doral Academy

Tech Advocate – Creative Services
– Caroline Sexton, Director of Digital Experience, The Abbi Agency

Tech Advocate – Professional Services
– Grace Chou, University of Nevada, Reno Innevation Center-Powered by Switch

Rising Star – Creative Services
– Peter Stanton, VP of Development, PBS Reno

Rising Star – Professional Services
– Erin Stiehler, Client Success Manager, Noble Studios

Rising Star – Technical Services
– Cheryl Contreras, Director of Flight Operations, Iris Automation

NCET Tech Star
– Tucker Monticelli, Design on Edge

EDAWN Awards

Founder Of The Year
– Julie Arsenault

Venture Catalyst Of The Year
– Rick Winfield

Ecosystem Catalyst Of The Year
– Reno Hive Coworking

Startup Advocate Of The Year
– Britton Griffith 

Mentor Of The Year
– Liz Goodgold