Community Awards

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Your Support Fuels Our Community

Tech Community Coalition (TCC) is inviting nominations for 2023 community awards. These awards are granted to acknowledge contributions for work in serving the tech community in different areas as listed below. You can submit multiple nominations using this simple form. Our main focus is to acknowledge community leaders for (a) contributions and (b) impact of their contributions in promoting our mission.

Tech Community Coalition ( is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Our mission is to empower the technology and startup communities through charity and education.

Award Categories

  • Community leader (general)
  • Community group/organization
  • Corporate Sponsor organization
  • Innovation for the community (new tools, or processes etc.)
  • Distinguished community speaker
  • Meeting location provider
  • Volunteer (general)

How to Nominate and Nomination Deadline

We have a created a Google Form to submit your nominations. Please submit your nominations by end of November 20, 2023.

Winner Announcement

Winners of TCC Community Awards will be announced by the end of November and awards will be distributed at our 2023 holiday party.

Previous Winners

  • 2020 Winners
    • Improving
    • Ben Blanquera
    • LOPSA Columbus
  • 2021 Winners
    • Alex Bandar
    • Connie Matthews
    • Matt Eland
    • OLF Conference
    • Pete Gordon
    • Rachyl Kershaw
  • 2022
    • Gary White