ChaTech, the Chattanooga Technology Council, will host its annual CxO Auction, benefiting the organization’s programs and services, on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 6:30 p.m. at Stratton Hall at 3146 Broad St.
This annual “raising of the paddles” fundraiser allows IT vendors, professionals and others to bid on one-on-one, expertise and consultation from some of the area’s most prominent technology leaders (CxOs). The CxO receiving the highest bid is bestowed the title, “The Big Cheese.”
CxOs to be auctioned include Nick Coussoule, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Tennessee; Julio Ortiz, UNUM; Shane Pilcher, Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation; Steve Hitchings, Kenco; Knut Hilles, Volkswagen; Brent Messer, City of Chattanooga; Chris Bursch, CBL Properties; and Jim Beebe Altar’d States.
ChaTech, a nonprofit serving the Chattanooga area by connecting the regional technology community, investing in the region’s technology talent pipeline, promoting Chattanooga as a top technology hub, and by helping grow the regional economy.
VIP tables are available for $1,500 and include seating for six people (along with a CxO and his guest) and admission for two to the VIP reception. Regular tables are $1,000 for eight people. Individual tickets are $150. Sponsorships are still available for businesses who want to increase their visibility in the technology community.
For information, tickets, sponsorships, or to RSVP, call 826-8700, email to email@example.com, or visit www.chatechcouncil.org.