SOURCE: Future Forward

Future Forward

September 08, 2010 09:00 ET

Future Forward Seeks New England's Top Technology Innovator

New England's Leading Technology Conference Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary; Launches Game Changer 2010 Award

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - September 8, 2010) -  Future Forward Events, LLC., the producer of the annual Future Forward Executive Retreat, today launched a contest to find New England's most innovative company, whose technology or product promises to forever change the way we live, work or play. The winner of the online contest will earn a coveted spot as a demo presenter at the company's 10th annual Future Forward Executive Retreat being held in Wellesley, MA on Nov. 4, 2010 and the title of Game Changer 2010. The deadline for submissions and votes is midnight ET on Sept. 30, 2010.

If you know of or are part of a start-up or established company launching something truly game-changing, Future Forward invites you to nominate them for the award. Here's how: log in to the site, http://futureforward.crowdcampaign.com/, by using any of your social networking tools like Twitter, Facebook or YouTube to nominate a company or cast your vote. Re-tweet the nomination/vote out to the crowd. The company that gets the most votes by September 30, 2010 wins a presenter spot and a chance to be named New England's Top Game Changer for 2010.

"Future Forward has always been about identifying and nurturing the innovative technologies born here in New England," said Shayne Gilbert, president of Future Forward. "The Game Changer award gives us an opportunity to open up our process, invite anyone with a great idea to participate and use social media to bring that idea to the forefront. It seems fitting to mark the start of the next decade of Future Forward events with this inaugural competition."

All qualified nominees must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be new to market (or introduced after September 6th)
  • Must be able to present a tangible product demo (no PowerPoint presentation)
  • Must be able to articulate the market opportunity
  • Must have strong New England roots

In addition to the most voted company, judges from Future Forward will also select one additional winner from the nominated list to present at the conference. Winners will receive FREE registration and an opportunity to present to the special guest list of technology leaders and influencers at the Future Forward Executive Retreat on Nov. 4, 2010 in Wellesley, MA.

About Future Forward
Future Forward brings together high-level representatives from New England's most forward-thinking companies. The core of the audience is technology entrepreneurs, investors, and corporate change agents -- technology decision-makers at organizations large and small. The goal is to create an environment where New England's "Future Forward Set" can build connections, do deals, strengthen the region's reputation as a center of technological and business innovation, and explore the trends and dynamics affecting the tech world today, and those likely to affect it tomorrow.

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