Seven Central Iowa awardees were honored during the 2020 Prometheus Awards, held over a series of webcasts each day this week. The Prometheus Awards, presented by the Technology Association of Iowa and LWBJ, typically take place in early April as an evening banquet and were postponed initially by TAI, before transitioning into a fully virtual […]

Twelve Iowa technology players have been honored in the ongoing 2020 Prometheus Awards Week, and three more are waiting to hear their names after the 9 a.m. webcast release on Friday.  Among the statewide winners as of Thursday are five Central Iowa awardees: Cemen Tech of Indianola, Tractor Zoom of Urbandale, Hy-Vee and UnityPoint Health of West Des Moines, and Lana Fox (ClinicNote Inc.) of […]

Gov. Kim Reynolds proclaimed next week as Technology Week in Iowa, in conjunction with the Technology Association of Iowa’s Prometheus Awards Week. This year’s 2020 Prometheus Awards will take place virtually over June 22-26 at 9 a.m., with three awards announced a day. The format change comes after TAI delayed the previously scheduled event in […]

The 2020 Prometheus Awards, hosted by the Technology Association of Iowa, will transition to a weeklong virtual event beginning June 22 with scheduled award announcements in the wake of COVID-19, Vice President Tyler Wyngarden announced this week. The full schedule of announcements will be available online; registered attendees will receive event links before the event to […]

The Technology Association of Iowa is postponing the annual Prometheus Awards, TAI vice president Tyler Wyndgarden announced in an email to ticketholders on Thursday morning. The Prometheus Awards are now scheduled for Tuesday, June 23 at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center. Refund requests will be accepted until May 21 and may be made […]

The Technology Association of Iowa announced the finalists in 14 categories for the 2020 Prometheus Awards presented by LWBJ. Winners will be announced at the Prometheus Awards on April 9 at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center. The Prometheus Awards acknowledge individuals and companies making an impact on Iowa’s technology industry, estimated to be […]

The Technology Association of Iowa will host the 2020 Iowa High School Tech Summit on Oct. 7 in Cedar Rapids, TAI announced this week. The summit will introduce high school students to technology companies and careers across the state. Eddie Etsey, information technology/chief technology officer for the University of Iowa Athletics Department, will emcee the […]

The Technology Association of Iowa is launching the first Iowa Technology Roadshow, which will travel to ten rural communities from April to October in 2020. The organization is partnering with with regional economic development and chamber organizations to tailor appearances to each community; TAI will visit Burlington, Ottumwa, Grinnell, Indianola, Council Bluffs, Decorah, Waverly, Fort […]

At the Technology Association of Iowa’s recent Catalysts event, retiring Executive Vice President Gary Scholten of Principal Financial Group said he has watched the fight for growth in Iowa’s tech scene.  “About 10 years ago TAI commissioned a study, and at that time they determined that about 10% of the jobs in Iowa were linked […]

At the Technology Association of Iowa’s Catalysts Live presentation on Thursday, seven Iowans challenged the audience to continue forward.  2019 is the second year TAI has released its Catalysts interviews, which are published in full at catalystsiowa.com. This year’s honorees are recognized for promoting underrepresented groups in Iowa’s technology industries with policies and advocacy to build […]