Pass It Down, Society Of Work And Tomorrow Building Are 2017 Spirit of Innovation Award Finalists

Monday, September 11, 2017

The Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce has named storytelling platform Pass It Down, co-working space Society of Work and The Tomorrow Building apartments as finalists for the 2017 Spirit of Innovation Award.

 

Spirit of Innovation celebrates Chattanooga’s most innovative companies.

 Eligible innovations have been implemented within the last five years and are in the revenue-generating stages of their business plan ($50,000+ in revenue).

 

The Chattanooga Chamber honors finalist companies and names an award recipient at the Spirit of Innovation AwardsFriday, Oct. 20 at the Chattanooga Convention Center. This event is comprised of an awards luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and an Innovation Fair from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 2 p.m. The Innovation Fair highlights forward-thinking local businesses, sponsors and previous award recipients.

 

Leslie Miley, a Silicon Valley native who has worked in engineering leadership roles at Slack, Twitter, Apple and Google; keynotes the luncheon.

 

Find more information about Spirit of Innovation and Ms. Miley here.



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