ATLANTA, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PGi (NYSE: PGi) today announced that the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state's leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia's technology industry, has chosen PGi as one of its Top 10 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia. TAG will recognize this prestigious group at the 2013 Georgia Technology Summit (GTS) on March 20, 2013, at the Cobb Galleria Centre.
The Top 10 most innovative technology companies are chosen from among TAG's Top 40 2013 list and were chosen based on a number of criteria, including: degree of innovation; scope and financial impact of innovation; likelihood of success; and promotion of Georgia's innovative efforts nationally and internationally.
"PGi is honored to be named a TAG Top 10 Innovative Technology Company," said Boland T. Jones, PGi founder, chairman and CEO. "From our beginnings over 20 years ago, we've grown to over 1,800 employees and have a global presence in 25 countries. We are dedicated to delivering the best virtual collaboration experience possible to our business customers around the world. PGi is committed to meeting the continually evolving needs of our customers through meaningful technology innovation, such as that displayed in our award-winning online meetings products, iMeet ® and GlobalMeet ®."
"The 2013 Top 10 finalists are an elite group of innovators who represent the very best of the best from Georgia's technology community," said Tino Mantella, president & CEO of TAG. "The 2013 Top 10 finalists are shining examples of what makes our state such a hotbed for technology and we applaud them for standing out as leaders in Georgia's technology community."This year's Top 10 Companies were selected from among over 90 applications submitted by companies from across Georgia. Companies selected to be in the Top 10 will be given the opportunity to present at the annual Georgia Technology Summit before a crowd of more than 1,000 of the state's technology leaders.