Celebrate Innovation in Southern California

See you next year! We’ll be celebrating in September 2021.

Celebrate Innovation in Southern California in 2021!

The High Tech Awards (HTA) seeks to celebrate and recognize those individuals and companies who make Orange County a center of technology and medical technology innovation. In its 27th year, the High Tech Awards has recognized more than 130 innovative companies in Orange County. Despite the challenges of 2020, Orange County once again proved that it is an epicenter of innovation with over 80 companies being nominated in the nine categories. 

Join us next year in September 2021!

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Each year at HTA, we celebrate the accomplishments of 32+ companies in Southern California that lead innovation.

See This Year's Finalists!

See our finalists at the High Tech Awards 2020! This year we have over 35+ finalists in 10 categories.

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An Interactive Digital Experience

As we’re unable to gather in person this year, we’ve designed an engaging and interactive HTA experience, complete with lunch delivered to your door! We’re also planning an in-person cocktail party to gather in Q1 2021!

Our 2019 High Tech Award Winners

Octane, Orange County’s technology and life sciences accelerator organization, announced the winners of its 2019 High Tech Awards. The awards program, which entered into its twenty-sixth year, honored Orange County-based companies that have demonstrated exceptional leadership while developing new technological advancements in their respective industries.

2020 Categories

Best Consumer Technology Innovation

Best Enterprise or B2B Tech Innovation

Best Small Technology Company CEO

Best Technology Company Leadership Team

COVID-19 Resilience Recognition Award

Deal of the Year

Outstanding Emerging Technology

Outstanding Innovation in MedTech/ LifeScience

Outstanding Small Technology Company

VC of the Year