Marci McCarthy Named Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) Tech Marketing Award Finalist

T.E.N. CEO and President in Running for Integrated Marketer of the Year

ATLANTA –Oct. 16, 2012 - T.E.N., a technology and information security executive networking and relationship-marketing firm announced today 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 named Marci McCarthy, T.E.N. CEO and president as a finalist for the Integrated Marketer of the Year Award.

Open to all Georgia-based technology marketers, the TAG Tech Marketing Awards recognize individuals whose ingenuity, efforts, leadership and foresight in marketing technology have made a significant contribution and positive impact within their own company as well as the advancement of technology and marketing as a whole. Winners will be announced at an awards gala to be held the evening of November 15, 2012.

"Georgia is home to some of the leading technology companies around the world, but without our marketers they would likely remain our best kept secret,” said Tino Mantella, president and CEO of TAG. “We are proud to once again honor those individuals whose creativity and mastery of marketing is raising the profile, not only for the companies they represent, but for Georgia as a top state for technology."

McCarthy added, “T.E.N. owes our success in 2012 to our clients for whom we’ve hosted ISE® Award programs, private dinners, executive roundtables, summits, expert advisory services and more. Each one of our offerings uses the latest available technologies to provide integrated marketing for maximum results.”

One of nine award categories and with over 60 nominees in the running, the Integrated Marketer of the Year represents an individual who has mastered the principles of marketing, traditional media, email and social media to create powerful results for their organization.

About T.E.N.
T.E.N., a national technology and security executive networking organization, facilitates peer-to-peer relationships between top executives, industry visionaries and solutions providers. Nominated for numerous industry awards, T.E.N.’s executive leadership programs enable information exchange, collaboration and decision-making. Their flagship program, the nationally acclaimed Information Security Executive® (ISE®) of the Year Program Series and Awards, is the nation’s largest leadership recognition and networking program for security professionals. Other offerings include the Software Security Assurance Summit Series and the ISE® Industry Expert Advisory Services, empowering IT solutions providers to gain access to highly credentialed IT business veterans’ expertise. For information, visit and

About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 17,800 members and hosting over 200 events each year. TAG serves as an umbrella organization for 31 industry societies, each of which provides rich content for TAG constituents. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, influence and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy. The association provides members with access to networking and educational programs; recognizes and promotes Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive. For more information visit the TAG website at or TAG’s community website at To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit