Best of Tech Awards Event 2022

2022 Best of Tech Award Winners Announced

The Best of Tech Awards is a celebration of the technology community in Greater Cleveland.  The event was held on October 20, at Gordon Green. The awards honor companies and individuals who are excelling and helping grow the tech sector in our region.  

List of Award Recipients

    • Most Promising Startup: Champ Titles, Inc.

    • Best Technology Solution: Binary Defense

    • Best Tech Services Company: Genesis10

    • The Best Support of the Tech Community: Freeboard Technology

    • Tech Team of the Year: The Cleveland Museum of Art’s Digital Innovation and Technology Services Team

    • Tech Company of the Year (Large): OverDrive

    • Tech Company of the Year (Small): Lazurite

    • Excellence in Manufacturing: Alloy Engineering Co.

    • CIO of the Year Award: Standish Stewart

Lists of Award Finalists

    • Most Promising Startup: Champ Titles, Inc.; Corrolytics; Lazurite; AgileBlue

    • Best Technology Solution: Binary Defense; Agile Blue; Lazurite; KeyBank

    • Best Tech Services Company: Simplex-IT; BlueBridge Networks; Briteskies; Genesis10

    • The Best Support of the Tech Community: KeyBank; Hurricane Labs; Freeboard Technology; We Can Code IT

    • Tech Team of the Year: Binary Defense; Cleveland Museum of Art’s Digital Innovation and Technology Services Team; Cuyahoga Community College; Avient Corporation

    • Tech Company of the Year (Large): OverDrive; Briteskies; TRG; Fund that Flip

    • Tech Company of the Year (Small): Fontus Blue; RooSense/SweatID; Lazurite; OpinionRoute

    • Excellence in Manufacturing: (Winner) Alloy Engineering Co.

    • CIO of the Year Award: Standish Stewart

Category Descriptions

    • Most Promising Startup: This award recognizes an early-stage business with great early traction, sound fundamentals, a unique value proposition and promising prospects for success.

    • Best Technology Solution:  This award – in both the commercial and non-commercial categories – recognizes an outstanding tech solution based on creativity, market or business need, effective deployment, and future potential.

    • Best Tech Services Company:  This award recognizes outstanding achievement for firms providing IT related services and/or products.

    • The Best Support of the Tech Community:  This award recognizes exemplary efforts and results in the support, development, and expansion of the regional tech community.

    • Tech Team of the Year:  This award recognizes the team that demonstrates innovation, problem solving, commitment and – of course – outstanding teamwork…all delivering results for both company and community.

    • Tech Company of the Year:  This award recognizes a tech company (small and large categories) that is demonstrating leadership in products, services, customers, and staff

    • Excellence in Manufacturing: This award recognizes a manufacturing company that is innovating and evolving by embracing next generation technology tools and solutions. 

See the 2021 Best of Tech Awards winners.

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