Events

Application Period: January 15, 2014 - May 1, 2014

The Tech Awards program inspires global engagement in applying technology to humanity's most pressing problems by recognizing individuals, organizations, and companies that use innovative technology solutions. The Tech Awards laureates are profoundly improving the human condition through the use of technology. It is the goal of The Tech Awards to showcase their compelling stories and reward their brilliant accomplishments. 

Social Innovation Workshops

In this workshop, scholars will take action and learn the process of design and innovation to improve the world around them. They will also meet a notable Laureate from The Tech Awards and receive coaching by professionals in the field. Learn more.

Scholars will also receive complimentary family admission to The Tech Museum of Innovation on the day of the workshop. 

The Tech Awards Gala, Thursday, November 13, 2014

Annually over 1300 esteemed innovators in the technology industry gather to celebrate the power of technology to address global challenges and benefit humanity. At the annual black-tie gala, The Tech Awards, presented by Applied Materials is a signature program of The Tech Museum. 

The Tech Awards Convergence Sunday, November 9 - Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Each year, The Tech Museum of Innovation brings the laureates to Silicon Valley, where they are recognized and given access to resources and mentoring to aid them in scaling their organizations’ impact. The laureates experience 5 days of intensive activities designed to connect them to networking, funding, and media opportunities in addition to introducing them to the laureate community – meeting past laureates who share with them their experience and wisdom. Learn more.

The Tech Awards Summit Wednesday, November 12, 2014

International laureates, past and present, of The Tech Awards converge at The Tech Museum of Innovation for this event to share their compelling stories. The day culminates in an evening presentation and reception for invited guests, at The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater.  Learn more.