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TAG Opens New Athens Chapter

By Chip Rogers Posted October 25, 2013 1:42pm (EDT)
The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) is having its free inaugural event on Wed., Nov. 6th at UGA.

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) is having its free inaugural event on Wed., Nov. 6th at UGA.


The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) Athens chapter will be hosting its inaugural event on Wednesday, November 6th at the J.W. Fanning Institute for Learning Development at UGA. The UGA Dean of Engineering, Dr. Donald Leo, will be the key note speaker for the event.

Athens is the association’s newest chapter in the state.

“Technology businesses account for about 17 percent of Georgia’s gross domestic product and have an economic impact of about $113.1 billion, “said Tino Mantella, TAG President and CEO. “Athens has all of the ingredients to grow its technology industry. TAG’s role is to cultivate tech-business growth across the state, so we are particularly excited to open a Chapter in the region.”

TAG is Georgia’s largest technology industry association. It’s objective is to increase Georgia’s economic climate for technology and have Georgia become a leader in technology. TAG is represented by more than 21,000 members and 2,000 tech and tech-enabled companies.

To register for the free event, please click HERE.

For more information about the Technology Association of Georgia, please click HERE.

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