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2011 Annual Membership Meeting Slideshow



This slideshow highlights the accomplishments of the Louisiana Technology Council in 2010 as well as what we have planned in 2011. It also gives recognition to our major sponsors of 2010. Please ...

This slideshow highlights the accomplishments of the Louisiana Technology Council in 2010 as well as what we have planned in 2011. It also gives recognition to our major sponsors of 2010. Please contact the LTC for further information on Events and Membership.



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  • Welcome to the
    2011 8th Annual Membership Meeting
    01.26.2011 (NO) & 01.27.2011 (BR)
    Your support has been invaluable! You continue to help us realize our goal of making:
  • Special Thanks to Our Sponsors
    Represented by Darryl d’Aquin
    Represented by
    Represented by Robert Shreve
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  • 2010 LTC Sponsors
    Antares Technology Solutions
    Associated Grocers
    AV Solutions
    AXI Education Solutions
    Benefit Planning Group
    Bizzuka, Inc.
    Booz Allen Hamilton
    Business Communications, Inc.
    Carver Darden Law Firm
    CD Group
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  • 2010 LTC Sponsors
    Chailland, Inc.
    Charter Business
    CMA Technology Solutions
    Coe & Company
    CommTech Industries
    ComTec Information Systems
    Cox Business
    Cox Communications
    Digital Forensic Solutions
    GCR & Associates
  • 2010 LTC Sponsors
    Global Data Systems
    Gulf South Business Systems
    HELP Solutions
    InfiniEdge Software Solutions
    ITT Technical Institute
    Jacobs Technology
    Jones Walker Law Firm
    Learning Sciences Corporation
    Louisiana Economic Development
    Level 3 Communications
  • 2010 LTC Sponsors
    LSU Continuing Education
    Marine CFO
    MD Technologies
    Methods Technology Solutions
    New Horizons
    New Orleans BioInnovation Center
    Northrop Grumman IT
    Pathways Consulting
    QinetiQ North America
  • 2010 LTC Sponsors
    Readsoft, Inc.
    South Coast Angel Fund
    Stewart Enterprises
    Strategic Staffing Solutions
    SunGard Availability Services
    Susco Solutions, LLC
    TCA Cellular Therapy
    Tulane University
    TW Telecom
  • 2010 LTC Sponsors
    Ultimate Technology Solutions
    Ultix Technologies
    Universal Data, Inc.
    University of New Orleans
    Verizon Wireless
    Vicknair Benefits
    Wechem, Inc.
    Whitney National Bank
  • LTC Locations
    Baton Rouge
    6867 Bluebonnet Blvd
    2nd Floor
    Baton Rouge, LA 70810
    (225) 289-4559 (v)
    New Orleans
    1215 Prytania Street
    Suite 301
    New Orleans, LA 70130
    (504) 304-2910 (v)
    (504) 304-2905 (f)
  • LTC Structure & Staff
    Mark Lewis
    LTC Staff
    Mary Taurman
    Sr. VP
    Program Services
    Jaclyn Craddock
    Sr. VP
    Member Services
  • LTC Support
    A very special thanks to the following
    companies for their support . . . .
    Person Huff CPA Group, LLC NXT Media
    (Accounting Services) (Social Media Services)
    InfiniEdge Software Peer Partners
    (Website Hosting) (Newsletter Development)
  • New Executive Committee
    Chairman – Mike Olivier
    Vice Chairman – Robert Shreve
    Treasurer – Ed Comeaux
    Secretary – Geoff Hingle
    Audit/Finance/Legal/Compensation (AFLAC) – Ed Comeaux
    Membership and Related Membership Development – Ruark Chick
    Marketing and Promotions
    Grant and Related Grant and Fund Development
    Technologies Committee
    Statewide Expansion Committee
    Events and Programs Committee – Event Subcommittee
    Academic Committee
    Two at large appointments
  • Special Interest Groups
    Capital Access Clayton White & Choose Taurman (South Coast Angel Fund)
    CIO Roundtable Don James (Carver Darden)
    Medical Technology Tiffanie Lyon (MD Technologies)
    David Crais (CMG, LLC)
    (Cards & Cocktails) Steve Gorman (Charter Business/Northshore)
    Women in Technology Tiffany Ingargiola (New Horizons)
    Social Media Victor Canada, NXT Media
    Note: LTC is always open to new ideas or suggestions concerning existing SIGs or creation of new SIGs base on member needs
  • LTC Member Statistics
    2005 2007 2008 2009 2010
    Member Companies 297 221 302 241 248
    Individual Members 902 633 598 1,041 1,398
    Monthly Web Sessions 4,360 5,384 6,214 7,280 -
    (website views)
  • 2010 Signature Events
    January 26: 7th Annual Membership Meeting
    April 9: 9th Annual Homeland Security Event
    March 19: 1st Annual Governor’s Technology Awards
    June 4: 6th Annual Membership Appreciation Crawfish Boil
    July 12, 19, & 26: 1st Annual Tech Road Show
    August 27: 6th Annual National CIO/CTO Forum
    October 7: 2nd Annual State CIO/CTO Forum
    October 22: 7th Annual eWARDS Banquet
    December 2: 11th Annual Holiday FUNdraiser
    December 6: 6th Annual LTC Golf Classic
  • 2010 Special Programs
    Membership Orientations: New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Lafayette
    Networking Events: Monthly on the Northshore and periodically in New Orleans and Baton Rouge
    Executive Connect: Active in LA; Launching in Atlanta 2011
    Social Media (NXT Media): Facebook – facebook.com/LaTechCouncil
    Twitter - @LaTechCouncil
    LinkedIn – Louisiana Technology Council
    Internships: Interns from Tulane, UNO and LSU; carried over to 2011
    2011 Calendar Fund Raiser
  • 2010 Partnerships
    Louisiana Economic Development (LED)
    Greater New Orleans, Inc. (GNO)
    Baton Rouge Business Report
    Chambers of Commerce (BR, NO, East/West Jefferson, St. Tammany, Lafayette)
    Gulf Coast Government Contractors Association (GCGCA)
    Louisiana Digital Gaming Initiative (LDGI)
    Advisory Board for International Game Developers Association (IDGA)
    Louisiana Immersive Technologies Enterprise (LITE)
    Founding Board Member of Louisiana Connections Academy
    Executive Connections
  • LTC Vision Statement
    “The vision of the Louisiana Technology Council is to attract, facilitate, and disseminate technology knowledge and skills in order to enhance the business growth and career development of its membership in the communities that we serve and to help make:
    Louisiana – Tech Capital of the South®!
  • LTC Mission Statement
    “The primary mission of the Louisiana Technology Council (LTC) is to assist with the economic development of the State of Louisiana by providing programs, events, organizational support and other value added services that contribute to our members’ growth and competitiveness.”
  • Investment/Marketing Opportunities
    LTC Website Sponsorship
    Tech Talk Newsletter
    Membership Directory Ads
    Executive Connect Website
    CIO/CFO/CEO Forums
    Tech Tuesdays/Web Wednesdays
    Executive Luncheons
    Homeland Security (4/15)
    LTC “Tech Capital” Golf Classic (10/10)
    eWARDS/Governor’s Awards (5/13)
    and much more . . . .
  • Benefits of Marketing Investment
    Banner and display table at the event
    Email promotion of the event to over 6,000+ email subscribers
    Email promotion through our partner organizations
    Press release to local publications and news outlets
    Firm presentation
    Listing of sponsorship on the LTC web portal
    Complete contact list of all attendees
    Special meeting with event speaker (if applicable)
    and more . . . . .
  • 2011 Goals/Initiatives
    300+ Member Companies
    Fundraising/Investor Campaign
    Continued expansion into Baton Rouge and Lafayette
    Increased development of other markets
    More training/education events
    LTC Calendar on Louisiana Assets
    Executive Connect Atlanta (TAG)
    Committee of 100 Directive (New York)
    Student Internships
    Technology Road Show – Mississippi
  • 2011 Signature Events
    January 26: Annual Membership Meeting (New Orleans)
    January 27: Annual Membership Meeting (Baton Rouge)
    February 8: Medical SIG (Baton Rouge)
    March 16: Night @ the Hornets / Re-launch CIO Roundtable SIG (New Orleans)
    April 15: Homeland Security Forum (Baton Rouge)
    April 27: Membership Appreciation (New Orleans)
    April 28: Membership Appreciation (Baton Rouge)
    May 13: Governor’s Technology Awards (Baton Rouge)
    June 21: Night @ the Zephyr’s (New Orleans)
    July 12: Tech Road Show (Lafayette)
    July 19: Tech Road Show (Baton Rouge)
  • 2011 Signature Events
    July 26: Tech Road Show (New Orleans)
    August 2: Tech Road Show (Shreveport)
    August 26: CIO Forum (New Orleans)
    September 15: Healthcare Forum (Baton Rouge)
    October 5: BizTech Expo (Baton Rouge)
    October 10: LTC “Tech Capital of the South” Golf Classic
    November 4: CEO/CFO Forum (New Orleans)
    December 7: Holiday FUNdraiser (Rock & Bowl)
    LTC will also introduce a number of additional events throughout the year based on market trends and interest to the marketplace.
    For information regarding these events, please visit:
    www.LTC-LA.org and refer to our Calendar of Events and sign up for our email list!
  • Technology In Louisiana
    The 2009 Annual (12th) Cyberstates Report by Tech America showed between 2002 and 2007:
    Louisiana was one of 10 fastest-growing states for high-tech employment
    Louisiana gained 4,349 high-tech jobs up 11.3%.
    Louisiana moved from 49th to 47th in high tech employment
    Louisiana ranked 7th in percentage gains
    Rest of country lost 71,863 high-tech jobs, down 1.2%.
  • Technology In Louisiana
    The 2010 Annual (13th) Cyberstates Report by Tech America showed in 2008:
    Number of technology jobs increased in Louisiana by 2%
    Louisiana moved from 47th to 40th in high tech employment from 2007
    Louisiana ranked 3rd among all states for tech job wage growth behind only Utah and Alabama
    Wages increased by 1.4%
    High-tech payroll was 32nd in the country
  • LTC Membership Benefits
    Connect with peers and decision makers
    Invaluable professional recognition and visibility
    Educational opportunities
    Sponsorship and marketing opportunities
    LTC Directory Listing (15,000+ printed/distributed state-wide and updated online year-round)
    Bi-weekly Tech Talk Newsletter (post press releases, events, jobs, etc.)
    Special member-only pricing for events/programs
    Opportunities to participate in LTC Special Interest Groups
    LTC Affinity Programs for special offers on member services
    **LTC is a Lead Generator for your business**
  • Get the Most Out of YOUR Membership
    Take advantage of member discounts and attend EVENTS/PROGRAMS
    Participate in or suggest new SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS
    List your organization in the LTC DIRECTORY (and update frequently)
    Post JOBS/RESUMES on the LTC Website
    Submit information for the TECH TALK NEWSLETTER
    Tell us what you need, who you want to connect with and how we can help!
  • What the LTC Needs from You
    If not a member, join us!
    If a member, get involved!
    Offer ideas for events and resources
    Recommend us to others
    Become an LTC Ambassador
    Volunteers and Interns
    Sponsor an LTC event
    Become an LTC Investor
    Looking for Part time administrator for New Orleans
  • Summary/Conclusion
    LTC is for YOU!! Take advantage of the opportunities to participate!
    LTC’s success = increased economic development= growth for your business!
    Help us build strong partnerships and relationships across the State of Louisiana
    and we will continue to help make . . . .
  • Summary/Conclusion
  • 2010 Special Recognition
    John J. Kelly Jr.
    Chairman of the Board
    1993 - 2010
  • 2010 Sponsor Recognition
    Business Partners
    Corporate Partners
    Premier Corporate Partners
    Premier Enterprise Partners
  • 2010 Sponsor Recognition
    Business Partners
  • 2010 Sponsor Recognition
    Business Partner
    Charter Communications
  • 2010 Sponsor Recognition
    Business Partner
    Cox Communications
  • 2010 Sponsor Recognition
    Business Partner
    CommTech Industries
  • 2010 Sponsor Recognition
    Corporate Partners
  • 2010 Sponsor Recognition
    Corporate Partner
  • 2010 Sponsor Recognition
    Corporate Partner
    Northrop Grumman
  • 2010 Sponsor Recognition
    Corporate Partner
    InfiniEdge Software
  • 2010 Sponsor Recognition
    Corporate Partner
    AV Solutions
  • 2010 Sponsor Recognition
    Premier Corporate Partners
  • 2010 Sponsor Recognition
    Premier Corporate Partner
    New Horizons
  • 2010 Sponsor Recognition
    Premier Corporate Partner
    Whitney National Bank
  • 2010 Sponsor Recognition
    Premier Corporate Partner
  • 2010 Sponsor Recognition
    Premier Corporate Partner
  • 2010 Sponsor Recognition
  • 2010 Sponsor Recognition
    Premier Enterprise Partner
    Cox Business
  • 2010 Sponsor Recognition
    Premier Enterprise Partner
    Gulf South Business Systems
  • Special Thanks Again to Tonight’s Sponsors
  • THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!!Please see Jaclyn regarding membership or Mary to learn more about events and sponsorship!EMAIL OR CALL ON US ANYTIME!
    Jaclyn Craddockjcraddock@ltc-la.org
    Mark Lewismlewis@ltc-la.org
    Mary Taurmanmtaurman@ltc-la.org
    (225) 289-4559 or (504) 304-2910