RALEIGH, N.C. — The North Carolina Technology Association is now accepting applications for its annual “NCTA 21” awards.

The theme for this year’s awards is “Renaissance: Invention to Opportunity”.

Accounting and business advisory firm Grant Thornton will oversee the awards selection process while working with past and current chairpersons of NCTA.

Nomination deadline is Sept. 22.

Awards are presented in five different categories: technology industry, stage of development, functional, leadership and excellence. An award is also presented to an individual for outstanding achievement.

The awards program is set for Nov. 9 at the Embassy Suites hotel in Cary.

To submit a nomination, see: www.nc-tech.org