NCET Technology Awards Nominations end on Feb 21!

2020 NCET Tech Awards
Nominations Now Open!

The NCET Technology Awards celebrate the Northern Nevada individuals and companies who have greatly enhanced the growth and prestige of our technology community, while the EDAWN Awards recognize the people and resources that have played an integral part in contributing to the growth of our community.

New for 2020, 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. Complete list of 2019 Winners.

Nominate Companies Nominate People

Nominated people must be located 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, February 21, 2020.

NCET will announce Tech Company of Year nominees and all other winners on March 2, 2020.  The Tech Company of the Year will be announced and all winners honored at the NCET Awards Dinner on Thursday, March 26 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center.

Tickets and tables for the Awards Dinner will be available here.

NCET Tech Star Package – Recognize one of your exceptional front-line employees, contractors or team members with this special package which includes two tickets to the NCET / RGJ Awards Dinner, Certificates of Recognition from NCET and Nevada’s Congressional Delegation, and a group photograph of Tech Star honorees. Learn more about this distinctive package here.

Contact Dave Archer for sponsorship information at or (775) 315-7635.

Nomination criteria


  • Technology Company of the Year (established BEFORE January 1, 2017)
  • Aerospace Company of the Year
  • Brewer / Distiller of the Year
  • Food Manufacturer / Processing Company of the Year
  • Logistics Company of the Year
  • Manufacturing Company of the Year
  • Medical / Health Services Company of the Year
  • Software Company of the Year
  • Telecom / Cloud Services Company of the Year
  • IT Support Organization of the Year
  • Technology Startup (established AFTER January 1, 2017)
  • Technology Nonprofit of the Year
  • Creative Services Organization of the Year
  • Financial Services Organization of the Year
  • Professional Services Organization of the Year



  • Technologist of the Year (CTO, CIO, etc.)
  • Educator of the Year
  • Rising Star of the Year
    • Creative Services (PR, Marketing, etc.)
    • Professional Services (Legal, Accounting, etc.)
    • Technical Services (Engineer, Program Manager, Designer, Project Manager, etc.)
  • Technology Advocate of the Year
    • Creative Services (PR, Marketing, etc.)
    • Professional Services (Legal, Accounting, etc.)

Rising Star nominees must have been born after Jan 1, 1990