(ROCKVILLE, MD) March 27, 2008 Winners of the Sixth Annual Tech Council of Maryland (TCM) Frederick County Technology Awards were announced last night before a packed house at the Lynfield Event Complex in Frederick, Maryland. The Frederick County Awards honor the achievements of the most influential and innovative technology leaders and firms in Frederick County. More than 150 technology professionals enjoyed the night of networking as they celebrated the accomplishments of Frederick County's technology community.
Awards were given to companies and executives who, during the past year, exhibited leadership, growth and strong ties to the community in the following categories: Small Business of the Year, Firm of the Year, Executive of the Year and Technology Leadership Award. The awards were presented by John Wasilisin, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and Ron Kaese, Senior Program Manager, Showcases, Federal Lab Partnerships, of Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO), the events platinum sponsor, and Laurie Boyer, Executive Director, of the Frederick County Office of Economic Development.
The award winners are:
"Frederick County's technology community is one of Maryland's fastest growing tech centers," said Rick Harris, Executive Director of TCM's Tech Alliance. "Each year the judging of these awards becomes more difficult as a result of the increased number and quality of companies that now call Frederick County home."
Frederick County winners are automatically nominated for TCM's state-wide awards which are presented at TCM's annual dinner, being held May 15, 2008 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center.
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