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TechOvation 2019 Application Details


Who can enter?

TechOvation is open to HTNG members and nonmembers.


Register Here!


What to expect in round 1

  • Submit Application & $250 entry fee Deadline January 23
  • Send HTNG your 90-second video showcasing your product or service Deadline January 31
  • Share and collect "likes" on your video February 11 - February 22
  • Judges will review all videos and vote
  • 10 videos become semi-finalists and advance to the next round! Announced February 25
    • 7 videos selected by the judges
    • 3 most "liked" videos by the public


Moving on to round 2

  • Submit semi-finalist qualifying fee. Deadline March 11
    • $2,500 HTNG Startup Members
    • $3,500 HTNG Corporate & Platinum Members
    • $5,000 Nonmembers
    • Fees include one registration pass for the HT-NEXT Conference access starting Wednesday afternoon (April 10) through the end of the event on Thursday (April 11)
  • Present live at HT-NEXT in New Orleans, LA  Presentations April 10
    • Semi-finalists each have four minutes onstage
  • Judging panel selects top three finalists
  • Audience votes for 2019 TechOvation Award Winner!


I'm the winner! Now what?

Prizes & Publicity

  • Promote your product as the 2019 TechOvation Award Winner!
  • HTNG’s global press release, issued April 10, will be all about your product!
  • Bring home the TechOvation Trophy!
  • Receive electronic logo art and photos of the awards ceremony for promotional use!
  • Beyond 2019, your product will be featured on the HTNG TechOvation Previous Winners page!