Fuentek Selected As Finalist For 2009 NCTA 21 Awards
Submitted by: MMI Public Relations
Laura A. Schoppe, president of Fuentek, LLC (www.fuentek.com), has announced that the company has been selected as a finalist for the 2009 North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) 21 Awards in the category of most innovative technology company.
Apex, NC (OPENPRESS) October 22, 2009 -- Laura A. Schoppe, president of Fuentek, LLC (www.fuentek.com), has announced that the company has been selected as a finalist for the 2009 North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) 21 Awards in the category of most innovative technology company. Winners will be recognized at the annual awards gala on Thursday, Nov. 12 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Cary, N.C., presented in conjunction with title sponsor Grant Thornton. The theme for this year's event is "Survivor: Outtech, Outdevelop, Outlead," and more than 500 business and technology leaders from across the state are expected to attend.
"We are honored to be selected as a finalist for the NCTA 21 Awards," said Schoppe. "We strive to be as innovative as the R&D organizations we support, and we are proud to be recognized for our efforts."
- The NCTA 21 Awards are recognized as North Carolina's most prestigious technology awards, celebrating innovation and excellence. This annual showcase honors companies and individuals in 21 categories who represent the best and brightest in technology and business.
- The North Carolina Technology Association's mission is "Making North Carolina Number One in Technology and Technology Number One in North Carolina." The organization does this through three main focus areas: executive engagement, public affairs and enabling member transition to a technology-enabled workforce.
- For more information about the NCTA 21 awards, visit www.nctechnology.org.
- Embassy Suites is located at 201 Harrison Oaks Blvd. in Cary.
ABOUT FUENTEK, LLC:
Fuentek, LLC is a consulting firm that provides intellectual property and technology management services. With a specialization in technology commercialization, Fuentek works with a wide variety of clients to identify promising technologies and assist them in converting their ideas and inventions into marketable products. Drawing upon its unique combination of technical, business and commercialization expertise, the firm is the largest NASA contractor in North Carolina and has helped organizations around the world find the technology they need. Led by Laura A. Schoppe, a 2008 recipient of the prestigious Triangle Business Journal Women In Business award, Fuentek also offers training workshops, guidebooks and Web sites to help clients improve effectiveness in managing their intellectual property. DiversityBusiness.com has recognized Fuentek as a top women-owned, diversity-owned and small business in North Carolina for the past four consecutive years. The firm has received numerous awards for its work and most recently received an entrepreneurial Pinnacle Business Award from the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. For more information, please call (919) 249-0327 or visit Fuentek's Web site at www.fuentek.com.
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