Software Company Recognized for Innovation, Contributions to Technology Community
ALPHARETTA, GA. — March 19, 2015 — Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading provider of innovative hospitality software solutions and services, has announced 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 Agilysys as one of its Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia. TAG will recognize the group at the 2015 Georgia Technology Summit, on March 25, at Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta.
The 'Top 40' recognizes Georgia-based technology companies for their innovation, financial impact and efforts at spreading awareness of Georgia's technology initiatives throughout the United States and globally. This year's finalists were selected from more than 120 applicants.
"The 2015 'Top 40' are an elite group of innovators who represent the best of Georgia's technology community," said Tino Mantella, president and chief executive officer of the Technology Association of Georgia. "These finalists are shining examples of what makes our state such a hotbed for technology, and we applaud them for standing out as leaders in our community."
Companies selected for the 'Top 40' will be showcased in an exhibition at the 2015 Georgia Technology Summit, which is expected to draw a crowd of more than 1,300 C-level executives, entrepreneurs, technology professionals and academia. The event will feature presentations from some of the nation's leading technology influencers. In addition, the newest member of the Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia will be inducted.
"We are honored to have been selected as a 'Top 40' innovative technology company by the Technology Association of Georgia," said Jim Dennedy, president and chief executive officer of Agilysys. "Our success is largely due to the state's positive business climate. Georgia is attuned to what businesses need to succeed and expand, and we are pleased to contribute both to its economic success and its reputation as an attractive location for the technology sector."
TAG is the leading technology industry association in Georgia, serving more than 26,000 members through regional chapters throughout the state. Its mission is to educate, promote and unite Georgia's technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech‐based economy. The association provides networking and educational programs, celebrates Georgia's technology leaders and companies, and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state's economic climate for technology. TAG hosts more than 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 34 professional societies. In addition, the TAG Education Collaborative helps science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive.
Agilysys is a leading developer and marketer of software-enabled solutions and services to the hospitality industry. The company specializes in market-leading point-of-sale (POS), property management, inventory and procurement, workforce management, analytics, document management and mobile and wireless solutions. These solutions are designed to streamline operations, improve efficiency, increase guest recruitment and wallet share, and enhance the guest experience. Agilysys serves four major market sectors: Gaming, both corporate and tribal; Hotels, Resorts and Cruise; Foodservice Management; and Restaurants, Universities, Stadia and Healthcare. A significant portion of the company's consolidated revenue is derived from contract support, maintenance and subscription services. Agilysys operates extensively throughout North America, Europe and Asia, with corporate services located in Alpharetta, GA, and offices in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia. For more information, visit www.agilysys.com.
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