Join OCTANe for the 25th Annual High Tech Innovation Awards

Thursday, September 27th 2018

Balboa Bay Resort

Newport Beach, CA


*Business/Cocktail Attire


2018 Nominees

We will be accepting nominations starting at the end of January 2018.  Please continue to check back as nominations open.  To see our 2017 finalists, please click here

BALBOA Bay resort

In the heart of Newport Beach, the Balboa Bay Resort sits right on the Newport Beach Bay.  Breathtaking views and extraordinary service make this venue a perfect place to celebrate innovation in Orange County.


Driving innovation by connecting people and ideas with resources and capital, OCTANe is recognizing the leading innovators in Orange County.

2017 HiGh tech innovation AWARDS preview


There will be a special area for Uber and Lyft drop-off and pick up.  If you choose to drive, please follow the signs and use the side entrance near the ballroom.



6:00pm-7:00pm- Registration and Networking

7:00pm- 8:30pm- Awards

8:30pm- Dessert and Networking



2017 Platinum Sponsors

Thank you to all of our sponsors for your commitment to outstanding innovation and recognition in 2017.

For information on sponsorship, please contact Teresa Madden, Director of Partnership & Sponsorship at


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Sponsorship Opportunities


Teresa Madden


Media Contact

Cara Parchment


High Tech Innovation Awards General Questions

Cara Davidoff