Atlanta, GA – July 8, 2011 – “The Technology Association of Georgia is excited about the momentum in the mobile space, and we know that our members are relying more and more heavily on mobile devices,” stated Tino Mantella, TAG’s President. “As a leader in Georgia’s technology community, we pride ourselves on staying ahead of the latest trends in communication and tapping The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry, today announced the release of the TAG Women in Technology (WIT) mobile app. The app highlights WIT’s major events, leadership boards, social media initiatives and more. The free app is available for download by texting “tagwit” to 53000 on platforms including the iPhone, Android and Blackberry.
“This app is more than just a great way for Women in Technology to keep people informed about the incredible impact of women on Georgia’s technology community,” commented Heather Rocker, executive director of WIT. “Through mobilization, there are also unlimited opportunities to encourage more people to network, train and strategically volunteer their time towards the advancement of women in the technology arena.”
The WIT mobile app will be a resource for members to get information on WIT, upcoming events, sponsorship and board members. It supports TAG’s goals of being a thought leader in the use of information technology and providing exceptional member experiences. Other apps created by TAG include TAG Marketing and TAG Entrepreneurs. TAG anticipates increasing interest and demand for these and other applications throughout the year.
The TAG WIT mobile application supports TAG’s goals of being a thought leader in the use of information technology and providing exceptional member experiences. Other apps created by TAG include TAG Marketing and TAG Entrepreneurs.
The apps are available for download now by texting “tagwit”, “Marketing” or “Entrepreneur” to 53000. You can also visit http://agent.whoop.mobi/?a=tagwit.
About Women in Technology (WIT):
WIT’s mission is to serve as passionate advocates for advancing women in Georgia’s technology community. Each year, more than 1,000 thought leaders and professionals attend WIT Forums, WIT’s leadership and networking series. WIT delivers professional development programs, such as WIT Executive Readiness and WIT Careers in Action, to enable members to hone their leadership skills and achieve visibility within the business community.
WIT’s philanthropic and educational programs, such as Girls Get IT, provide outreach to educate and encourage girls and young women to pursue careers in science and technology. WIT has two annual premier events, WIT Connect, WIT’s annual fundraiser event, and WIT’s Women of the Year in Technology Awards honoring the women who lead Georgia’s technology community. WIT is a founding society of the Technology Association of Georgia, an umbrella membership organization that serves the Georgia technology community. For more information on WIT and the WIT Foundation, WIT’s philanthropic arm, visit www.mywit.org.
About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 13,000 members and hosting over 170 events each year. TAG serves as an umbrella organization for 30 industry societies, each of which provides rich content for TAG constituents. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy.The association provides members with access to networking and educational programs; recognizes and promotes Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive. For more information visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.orgor TAG’s community website at www.TAGthink.com. To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit http://www.tagedonline.org/.