TAG’s mission is to Connect, Promote, Influence and Educate Georgia’s technology ecosystem to advance the innovation economy. Through those four foundational pillars TAG serves the technology community, helping to support, grow and ignite tech leaders, companies and the overall Georgia economy.
TAG'S FOUR STRATEGIES
TAG brings together major players across multiple industry verticals through events, professional societies and mentorships, drawing from the breadth and depth of Georgia’s vast tech ecosystem and TAG’s 30,000+ members to make lasting connections.
TAG tells the story of why Georgia is a top location for technology and provides brand visibility across a vibrant tech space. High-profile awards, digital marketing and global events spotlight Georgia’s technology workforce, and our statewide technology.community.
TAG fosters business development and enables companies and leaders to influence our state’s future, making sure we have great policies and business climate for GA’s technology sector to grow and thrive.
Engagement with TAG enables companies to educate audiences and position themselves as key players. TAG also helps prepare the workforce for today and the future through the TAG Foundation, TAG-Ed, which promotes robust STEM education opportunities.
TAG AT A GLANCE
What We Do
PROVIDE CATALYTIC CONNECTIONS
and bridges to growth opportunity for the technology community
ADVANCE POLICIES, PROGRAMS AND INITIATIVES
that grow business, our members, and Georgia’s technology ecosystem
ENERGIZE, PROMOTE AND EDUCATE
the tech stars of today and the tech leaders of the future
Who Should Join
- Small business innovators and entrepreneurs
- Growth software companies
- Technology-enabled manufacturing and hardware companies
- Established technology companies
- IT and development departments in non-tech companies
- Technology start-ups and earlystage companies
- Companies that provide services to the technology industry
BUILD THE MOST CONNECTED TECH ECOSYSTEM
TAG MISSION STATEMENT
To connect, promote, influence and educate Georgia’s technology ecosystem to advance the innovation economy.
TAG offers a unique opportunity to engage, network and grow with the statewide technology community
- 30,000+ members across Georgia
- TAG statewide chapters hosting programs and events: Middle Georgia, Columbus, Savannah, Athens, and Greater Augusta
- The TAG North Metro venue offers opportunities to connect with the North Metro Atlanta tech ecosystem boasting more than 700 technology companies
Top 10 Reasons to Join TAG
1. GAIN ACCESS TO GEORGIA’S TECHNOLOGY LEADERS
Through an expansive variety of global events, peer-level networking meet ups and curated experiences, TAG creates opportunities for you to connect with key industry leaders across pivotal technology sectors. Among TAG’s 30,000+ members across Georgia are leaders of some of the country’s most important technology companies and executives from companies and organizations that shape Georgia’s technology ecosystem.
2. ENGAGE IN LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH 25 PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
TAG Societies cross key tech sectors, bringing together industry leaders for special events, peer networking, community engagement and partnerships. Join a Society board, lead a Society event committee, speak at an event and use TAG societies as a springboard for professional development and leadership visibility.
3. CREATE POWERFUL VISIBILITY AT LEADING INDUSTRY EVENTS
TAG events draw global tech leaders and engage the statewide technology community in the largest tech industry events of their kind, including The Summit and FinTech South. Becoming a sponsor enables companies to strategically target their most important audiences and be seen as a thought leader in vital areas.
4. STAND OUT WITH TAG AWARDS
Apply and nominate for more than a half dozen high-profile industry awards throughout the year. Celebrate your success and gain recognition for outstanding leadership and innovation across multiple industry sectors through TAG Awards.
5. PARTICIPATE IN COMMUNITY BUILDING EVENTS
Join TAG and engage your teams and company as we give back to the community and fight hunger at our Day of Service through the Atlanta Community Food Bank. Be a part of our annual Bytes for Bites competition benefiting the Georgia Food Bank Association. Sign up teams for our annual Geek Rush 5K.
6. HELP DRIVE DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION ACROSS THE TECH ECOSYSTEM
Be a part of TAG’s annual Converge event and keep the conversation going as TAG showcases how Inclusion Drives Innovation. Showcase how your company drives this critical area. Become a part of our TAG Diversity & Inclusion Society, hosting events, gatherings and impactful conversations.
7. ACCESS TO ELECTED OFFICIALS AND POLICYMAKERS
Be a part of shaping policy that benefits and fosters tech growth. Each year TAG’s Government Relations Task Force tracks, monitors and influences important legislation that impacts the technology industry.
8. SHARE INSIGHTS AND DISCUSS INDUSTRY TRENDS ACROSS TAG CHANNELS
Sign up for a spot on TAG TV/TAG Radio! Share your news across HUBWire. Enjoy mentions in weekly TAG e-Newsletters. Engage across TAG’s social media channels. Take advantage of TAG’s broad audience!
9. ENJOY UNPRECEDENTED MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS
TAG members enjoy access to our Member Marketplace, including discounts and deals with area partners.
10. INFLUENCE THE TECH WORKFORCE PIPELINE
Play a role in creating a robust tech workforce pipeline by supporting the TAG Educational Collaborative (TAG-Ed). Supporting STEM education efforts throughout Georgia, TAG-Ed hosts top-tier internship programs, coding camps and critical efforts that broaden pathways to technology careers for all.