Apr 20

Winners Announced in 12th Annual Best of Tech Awards

CLEVELAND (April 20, 2018)—On April 19, more than 220 tech leaders from across Northeast Ohio gathered at the Tenk West Bank to see which companies would be honored at OHTec’s 12th annual Best of Tech Awards, which recognizes the highest performing and most innovative technology companies in Greater Cleveland.

Winners and finalists are listed below:


Award Winner


Large Tech Company of the Year


MRI Software; Park Place Technologies; MCPc

Small Tech Company of the Year

Futuri Media

Realeflow; Briteskies; e2b teknologies

Tech Department of the Year


E2b teknologies; Foundation Software, Inc.; Hyland Software

Best Tech Services Company

Accellis Technology Group

Briteskies; Park Place Technologies; QualityIP

Most Promising Startup

Data Genomix

Convey, Inc.; Votem; Bezlio

Best Software Device/Product


Dolbey Systems; BrandMuscle; e2b teknologies

Best Use of Tech for Social Good

Cleveland Metroparks (public entity)

n2y LLC (for-profit)

The Cleveland Museum of Art; Cleveland Metropolitan School District

Best Support of the Tech Community


Expedient; Tech Elevator; Inforce Technologies

The Best of Tech Awards serves as the highlight of OHTec’s annual Tech Week. Launched by OHTec in 2011, Tech Week is an annual initiative to support, celebrate and engage the local tech community. Tech Week has expanded significantly since its launch, developing new partnerships to include programming that supports entrepreneurs, executives, students, educators and other stakeholders of the IT industry.

About OHTec

Founded in 1998, OHTec has hundreds of members representing all facets of information technology: software development, IT services, website design and development, custom application development, IT recruiters and others. OHTec, a program of the Greater Cleveland Partnership that focuses on connecting Northeast Ohio businesses of all sizes through the common thread of technology, offers signature programs such as Tech Week, the annual Best of Tech Awards, and the CIO Symposium, in addition to a variety of other events—including seminars, networking events and forums—as well as tech tools and resources. For a full rundown of the events taking place during Tech Week, and to learn more about this annual resource for tech in Northeast Ohio, visit www.techweekneo.com.