August 18, 2016

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Colleen Knopeck

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Digital Rochester Announces 2016 GREAT Awards Finalists
ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Digital Rochester has announced its finalists for the sixth annual GREAT (Greater Rochester Excellence and Achievements in Technology) Awards. The awards program recognizes and celebrates the companies and individuals in the Greater Rochester community who show an entrepreneurial spirit and are on the cutting edge of technological innovation and implementation.
Nominations were received for 6 award categories and narrowed to 21 finalists. The winner of each category will be announced at the awards presentation on Thursday, September 22 at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center.


Digital Marketing Award ( sponsored by Entre Computer Services)
Superior Group
Healthcare Technology Award (sponsored by Roberts Wesleyan College)
Carestream Health
MediSked, LLC
Trillium Health
Technology Innovation Award (sponsored by TAG Solutions)
IMSWorkX, Inc.
Lenel/UTC - Blue Diamond
Miller & Associates, LLC
Parlec, Inc.
Student Achievement Award (sponsored by Meridian IT)
Bradley Dunn & Team, RIT - MS ThermApparel
Jesse Jurman & Team, RIT - Bikelomatic Complexity
Erika Madison & Team, RIT - Smart Toy
Emmanuel Nii Dudoo & Ethan Kersat, RIT - AWARE
Rising Star Award (sponsored by GRE/Economic Gardening)
CurAegis Technologies, Inc.
Deelightful Studios
Hz Innovations, Inc.
SkyOp, LLC
Technology Leader Award (sponsored by Superior Group)
Lisa Bobo, City of Rochester, CIO
Jill Eisenstein, Rochester RHIO, Executive Director
Robert Offley, CentriLogic, President and CEO
Tickets for the awards event are $110 for Digital Rochester Members and $125 for non-members. Discount pricing for groups of 4 or 8 are available and may be purchased online . The program will take place from 5:00pm - 9:00pm, beginning with an exhibitor showcase that features some of Rochester's top technology companies, networking and grazing stations.  This will be followed by the awards presentation where all finalists will be recognized and the winners in each category will be announced.  After the awards portion, there will be a cordial hour which will include continued exhibitor showcase and networking.
For information on event sponsorship and participation in the exhibitor showcase, please call Lisa Doerner, Executive Director, Digital Rochester, at (585) 330-9797 or visit



About Digital Rochester: 

Digital Rochester was founded in 2000 and is made up of professionals and companies working together to strengthen the Greater Rochester Area's technology business community. DR events and community services include a wide array of educational and networking activities designed to support the growth and success of the Rochester business community. 


In 2010, the organization grew with the inclusion of the Association for Women in Computing (AWC) and eBusiness Association (eBA). In 2012, DR entered into a strategic alliance with Greater Rochester Enterprise (GRE). This alliance enhances DR's ability to support the Greater Rochester Region's business community.

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