The Women in Technology (WIT) Awards Celebration recognizes women in technology who’ve had an impact in the central Pennsylvania region – past, present, and future. It brings together hundreds of participants to honor the accomplishments and contribution of twenty-seven finalists across nine award categories. The event also awards scholarships to female students pursuing STEAM disciplines at regional colleges to support and encourage the development of the next generation of talent.

MONDAY, JUNE 3, 2019
SPRING GATE WINERY
HARRISBURG, PA
5:30-8:30 PM

AWARDS CATEGORIES

MOXIE AWARD

This award recognizes a pioneer who has blazed the trail for other women in technology to follow.

IMPACT AWARD – PRIVATE SECTOR/ENTERPRISE

This award recognizes a woman in technology whose contributions have had an impact in the Private Sector / Enterprise market.

IMPACT AWARD – PUBLIC SECTOR/GOVERNMENT

This award recognizes a woman in technology whose contributions have had an impact in the Public Section / Government.

IMPACT AWARD – ENTREPRENEURIAL/SMALL BUSINESS

This award recognizes a woman in technology whose contributions have had an impact in the Entrepreneurial/Small Business sector.

IMPACT AWARD – HEALTHCARE

This award recognizes a woman in technology whose contributions have had an impact in the Healthcare sector.

IMPACT AWARD – EDUCATION

This award recognizes a woman in technology whose contributions have had an impact in the Education sector.

ICT AWARD

This award recognizes an individual’s active commitment to inclusion, advancement and diversity in technology – ICT stands for Inclusive Competitiveness in Technology.

NEXT GEN AWARD

This award recognizes an up and coming young woman who is making a difference in technology in our region.

ART + DESIGN AWARD
This award recognizes a woman whose use of technology is advancing the practice of art and design.

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SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Your sponsorship supports the WIT’s Annual Awards Celebration, the participation of all of our honorees at the Celebration, WIT’s Quarterly Networking Events, and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) Scholarships for female students attending regional colleges.

NEW FOR 2019: $7,500 | CHAMPAGNE WELCOME & TOAST SPONSOR

This exclusive sponsor receives all the benefits of a PLATINUM sponsorship plus the opportunity to welcome guests with a glass of champagne and close out the awards ceremony with a two-minute toast.

$5,000 | PLATINUM

  • Premier Sponsor recognition during all 2019 WIT quarterly events
  • Access to event attendee list
  • 10 event tickets
  • Full page advertisement in event program
  • Collateral in the giveaway bag
  • Logo featured on event website
  • Social media promotion before, during and after the event
  • Recognition in thank you emails

$2,500 | GOLD

  • 5 event tickets
  • 1/2 page advertisement in event program
  • Collateral in the giveaway bag
  • Logo featured on event website
  • Social media promotion before, during and after the event
  • Recognition in thank you emails

$1,000 | SILVER

  • 3 event tickets
  • 1/4 page advertisement in event program
  • Collateral in the giveaway bag
  • Logo featured on event website
  • Social media promotion before, during and after the event
  • Recognition in thank you emails

$500 | BRONZE

  • 2 event tickets
  • Logo listed in event program
  • Collateral in the giveaway bag
  • Name featured on event website
  • Social media promotion before, during and after the event
  • Recognition in thank you emails

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THANK YOU TO OUR 2019 SPONSORS as of 11/18

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

WIT CHAMPIONS
The WIT Champion program is a flexible volunteer program designed to amplify the impact of the Awards Celebration. Champions contribute 3 – 4 hours of their time before June 3, 2019, and commit to:

  • Attending the event on June 3, 2019, at Spring Gate – and bring along staff, vendors, and others, too.
  • Helping our sponsorship committee network with potential supporters from November 2018 to February 2019.
  • Nominating one (or more!) deserving women across the 9 categories.  Our Award nomination cycle runs 12 weeks from January 7, 2019 to April 1, 2019.
  • Driving participation two months before the event through social media or by reaching out to a handful of people they think should become aware of the event.
  • Being recognized as a 2019 WIT Champion on the event website and thanked for your support during the celebration itself!

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TURNOUT VOLUNTEER
The Turnout Volunteer program is a grassroots ticket sales effort designed to broaden WIT’s reach in the region and to increase participation. Our 2019 goal is 350 attendees with our 2020 sights set on 500!

Turnout Volunteers commit to:

  • Inspiring 10 new attendees to purchase tickets and “Turnout” for the 2019 WIT Awards Celebration on June 3, 2019, at Spring Gate.
  • Offering a $90 or 25% discounted price off Non-Member event pricing of $120 to the new attendees they inspire to participate. Discounting will be applied by TCCP’s coordinator as Turnout Volunteer inspired participants are registered.
  • Updating the Turnout Volunteer Committee on their approach, progress and results.
  • Participating in a Results and Idea Exchange / Happy Hour on April 24, 2019, from 4 – 5:30 pm.
  • Being recognized as a 2019 Turnout Volunteer on the event website and thanked for your support during the celebration itself!

Turnout Volunteers receive a complimentary ticket to the event in recognition of their efforts and support. And, the Turnout Volunteer that generates the most new 2019 ticket sales will receive special recognition during the celebration itself!

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THANK YOU TO OUR 2019 VOLUNTEERS as of 11/18

WIT CHAMPIONS

Cindy Keely
Rosa Lara
Kelly Logan
Brenda Ritter Orth
Julie Snyder
George Spanos
Sandy Stefanic

WIT CO-CHAIRS AND COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Tina Barstow
Tabitha Daugherty
Maura Donnelly
Wendy Jackson Dowe
Katrin Hilner
Sarah Hutchins
Lauren McPherson
Anne Parmer
Leena Patterkine
Kim Riley
Megan Waldman
Michele Washko
Jess Wolfe