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TECNA 2022

Annual meeting of the tech councils from across North America.

The Pittsburgh Technology Council is elated to host TECNA 2022 live and in-person after 2 years of virtual! Pittsburgh is home to tech companies of all shapes and sizes that represent a wide range of industries, and is a core of innovation with our educational institutions, medical facilities, and dynamic people! Come visit us for the TECNA Summer Conference and experience all of this and more!

Wednesday, July 20 – Friday, July 22

The annual TECNA Summer Conference is a three-day event focused on sharing best practices and strategies to help TECNA member staff grow their tech councils and increase their value to members, sponsors and stakeholders in their communities. This gathering of North American tech associations and councils helps renew TECNA connections while offering a glimpse of the tech ecosystem represented by our member host. Content will focus on building partnerships, examining trends and practices and growing your organizations.

Program Agenda


Conference Begins with Reception at PNC Park, Followed by Dinner on Your Own


Programming & Networking

Innovation Awards


Programming & Conclusion of Conference


  • TECNA Member Early-Bird Cost (before May 20): $335/person
  • TECNA Member Early-Bird Cost If Registering 3 or More Staff Members (before May 20): $300/person
  • TECNA Member Cost: $400/person
  • TECNA Member Cost If Registering 3 or More Staff Members: $385/person
  • Non-Member Registration: $500


Innovation Awards 

We’re pleased to announce the 4th annual TECNA Innovation Awards which will recognize staff of TECNA member councils who have been integral to develop and implement innovative and impactful work on behalf of their tech associations. The work being nominated should have a milestone in 2021.

Nominations may be made by TECNA member council staff, a member of your tech council or Board, or by a community or government partner of your tech council.

Award categories include:

· Membership Retention & Recruitment

· Creative Marketing & Communications

· Talent Pipeline & Workforce

· Major Impact on Tech Community

· Public Policy/Advocacy

Click here to review category details, 2021 winners and finalists, and submit your nomination for the 2022 TECNA Innovation Awards!


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