2013 Palmetto Pillar Awards, Call For Nominations

Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce Information Technology Council Now Seeking Nominations

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The Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce Information Technology Council (ITC) is seeking nominations for the 2013 Palmetto Pillar Awards.  The awards program, started in 2000, honors technology leaders, innovators and IT executives for their outstanding vision, leadership and support of technology initiatives in the Greater Columbia region.

Nominees are honored in the following categories:

  • Student Achievement
  • One to Watch
  • Leadership in Technology
  • Public Service through IT
  • Start-up Venture
  • Technology in the Arts
  • Innovation in Application Development
  • Innovation in Infrastructure Services

Nominations are free and open to the public. Top recipients will be honored at an awards banquet on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at 6 p.m. at the Columbia Marriott. To apply for a Palmetto Pillar Award or nominate a company or individual, please visit http://www.columbiachamber.com/PPA.htm.

Deadline for nominations is June, 7, 2013.

About  the Information Technology Council

The Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce Information Technology Council (ITC) is an assemblage of technology leaders promoting Columbia as a desirable location for IT companies.  Drawing upon its combined knowledge and experience, the council identifies, cultivates and promotes those characteristics that IT businesses require for efficient and successful operations.  Members endeavor to help develop a well-educated and dynamic workforce, provide guidance based on their professional expertise, and advance the amenities offered by the Greater Columbia area.

About the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce is a private, non-profit, membership-driven organization comprised of 1,500 businesses, civic organizations, educational institutions and individuals in Calhoun, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lexington, Newberry and Richland counties. The Columbia Chamber serves as the voice of its members and the business community at large on matters of economic, educational, social, cultural and political concern, as well as supports and promotes the success of its members through networking, professional development, advocacy and leadership. The organization has represented the interests of the local business community since 1902.

To become a member or to learn more about the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce, as well as its events, programs and initiatives, visit http://www.ColumbiaChamber.com.

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