OHTec Events OHTec events offer a great opportunity to learn from successful technology marketing and sales executives, while also making valuable industry connections and hearing future-oriented views of the technology landscape. Tech Week OHTec launched Tech Week in 2011 with the intention of expanding on the Best of Tech Awards and create additional awareness of the regional IT industry. We've expanded the mission to support, connect, engage and celebrate the regional IT community. Best of Tech Awards: This recognition, which is one of many Tech Week activities, highlights outstanding tech companies and entrepreneurs in Northeast Ohio. Launched in 2006, these awards shine a spotlight on innovative companies, leaders and ideas. More than 250 tech professionals attend this annual event to support honorees in categories such as Best IT Services Company, Best Website, Most Promising Startup, and Tech Team of the year. CIO Symposium Now in its 17th year, OHTec’s CIO Symposium is the longest-running gathering of CIOs in the region. The 2017 Symposium offers CIOs and their teams an opportunity to plan their organizational strategy. The event includes keynote speakers, breakout sessions, and tech talks focused on tech trends, insights on the future of tech, executive leadership strategies and more. Tech Socials These casual networking events bring tech pros together to share ideas, build relationships and improve career opportunities.