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Convoy co-founder Grant Goodale accepts the award for Next Tech Titan at the 2018 GeekWire Awards. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota)

The GeekWire Awards isn’t just the Oscars of Pacific Northwest tech — it’s also a participation sport! Cast your vote in 11 categories including AI Innovation of the Year, Startup of the Year, Next Tech Titan and more before community voting ends Friday, April 19.

Get your tickets today to see the winners announced live on stage in front of more than 800 geeks at the Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle.

This one-of-a-kind awards ceremony, presented by Wave Business, is all about fun, community and celebrating the tech rock stars of the Pacific Northwest and we want you to join in!

Here’s how you can be a GeekWire Awards rock star:

1. Read all about it! All of the event and awards details are at including articles about each category written by GeekWire’s editorial team profiling the more than 50 finalists.

2. Cast your vote! Community voting is open until today, April 19. Here is the ballot. Community votes will be factored in with input from our judges, and we will announce the winners live on stage on May 2.

3. Join the celebration! How can we describe the energy of more than 800 geeks gathered in MoPOP’s epic SkyChurch watching one of the region’s most-anticipated and hotly-contested tech events unfold? We can’t.

Julie Sandler accepts the award for Geek of the Year at the 2014 GeekWire Awards. She is now moving from Madrona to Pioneer Square Labs.

Register today and come find out for yourself.

Heavy appetizers, signature cocktails, wine, and beer will be served. Attendees also receive full access to MoPop exhibits, including the new Guitar Gallery and Prince Exhibition.

4. Connect with our community! From social media (#gwawards) to the celebration itself (networking opportunities galore) or, as an official sponsor (contact us for opportunities), it’s time to get together and celebrate the connections that make our thriving tech community so great.

Make sure to grab your tickets below for this fun and fast-moving cocktail-style awards’ party in one of Seattle’s coolest venues. From all of us at GeekWire, we to hope to see you on May 2!

A big thanks to our longtime awards presenting partner, Wave Business, for supporting this fun community event. Also, thanks to gold and category sponsors: BairdBCRAWalker Sands CommunicationsEYJLLRealSelf, WSGR, Premera Blue Cross, BECU and ALLtech. Additional thanks to silver and supporting sponsors Moz, Highspot, Bader Martin, FlyHomes and First Tech Federal Credit Union.

Please note this event is 21+, and every attendee must have proper ID proving their age in order to enter the venue.

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