Safety is Our Top Concern at HTA 2020.

We will be following all CDC and California guidelines to ensure a safe event. Please contact our Signature Events Manager for HTA, Maggie Carranza at for any questions you many have.

Celebrate Innovation in Southern California

September 17, 2020

Balboa Bay Resort, Newport Beach


Celebrate Innovation in Southern California

The High Tech Awards (HTA) seek 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 and more than 100 innovative companies in Orange County. This is a great time to celebrate innovation and leadership in Orange County as we emerge from a global healthcare crisis. 

Please note that we will be following all CDC and state guidelines at a minimum to ensure a safe event for all.

September 17, 2020

Balboa Bay Resort Club, Newport Beach

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

Nominate Your Company

Every year we celebrate innovative companies in unique categories. Nominations are until May 4, 2020.

Past Winners

See winners from past High Tech Awards. These companies and individuals have led innovation in Southern California.

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 Small Technology Company CEO

Outstanding Small Technology Company

Best Technology Company Leadership Team

Best Enterprise or B2B Technology Innovation

Best Consumer Technology Innovation

Outstanding Innovation in Medical Technology/Lifesciences

Deal of the Year

Best Clean-Tech/Green Company



Outstanding Large Disruptor/Innovator

VC of the Year

Outstanding Emerging Technology Company