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Automation Alley 15th Annual Technology’s Matchmaker for Business® Awards Gala to be held Oct. 2 at Royal Park Hotel. Plans are under way for Automation Alley’s biggest event of the year: the Annual Awards Gala. Join hundreds of the most influential leaders in business at the Royal Park Hotel in Rochester, Oct. 2 from 6 to 11 p.m., as Automation Alley recognizes the leaders and innovators of Southeast Michigan’s technology business community.

Awards will be given to the individuals, companies and organizations that are exploring new possibilities in emerging tech sectors and providing a creative vision for our region’s growing technology economy. Keep an eye on to cast your vote this summer. Award categories include:

•    Startup of the Year
•    Technology Company of the Year
•    Advanced Manufacturer of the Year
•    Member Company of the Year
•    Excellence in International Business
•    Outstanding Educational Initiative

New sponsorships are available this year, providing unique and exciting opportunities for companies to gain exposure and promote their brands. Enjoy networking, dinner and cocktails with regional tech leaders, and stay for the after-party, featuring a cigar lounge and Michigan craft beer bar. Tickets are $200 for Automation Alley members and $275 for non-members. Purchase a table of 10 for $1,750.

For sponsorship information, or to purchase tickets, visit, call 248-457-3206 or email