TECH BY 20 exists to support the development of a vibrant technology ecosystem along the I-20 corridor of North Louisiana.

TECH BY 20 is by a membership based association of businesses, non-profits and educational institutions that support this mission.   It is a program of the North Louisiana Economic Partnership, which believes TECH BY 20 can play an integral role in the transition of our regional economy to a knowledge-based economy.


We help recruit quality talent and develop regional business and professional connections.


We support and help shape regional technology-focused higher education programs.


We help spark interests among regional youth in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematic (STEAM) programs.


We help market local technology-focused events, along with marketing our membership's achievements to regional, state and global audiences.



Industry Base

North Louisiana boasts a diverse industry base.   Our region is home to the headquarters of the third largest telecom carrier, CenturyLink, as well as significant healthcare facilities and regional banking centers, all of which need reliable connectivity and are increasingly moving to all things electronic.

Government Incentives

Strong incentives offered by the State of Louisiana have supported the rapid growth of companies that innovate.   Incentives exist for R&D, technology, digital interactive media development, film production, angel investment and quality jobs, among other critical areas of capital investment.

Expanding Cybersecurity Roles

The Cyber Innovation Center and the National Cyber Research Park, built to support the growing importance cyberspace has on our national security and housed next door to Barksdale Air Force Base.


TECH BY 20 is a coalition of companies that have a common need for technology-skilled talent in North Louisiana.   We encourage you to take the time to explore each of our members below, because you may be surprised to discover the wide range of industries we have as influencers and patrons of technology.   If you find a company you are interested in, connect with them directly through their profile below.

APS Payroll

Our mission is to provide exceptional workforce technology and services that simplify the lives of our clients’ employees, managers, and administrators.


Cohab is a non-profit hub providing entrepreneurs at all levels the traction to achieve success.

Fairfield Studios

Visual Media is what we do.   It’s who we are, how we see the world ... our team of collaborative content creation gurus is set to do anything and everything at your command.

LSU Health Sciences Center

Our health sciences center in Shreveport is home to the School of Medicine, School of Graduate Studies and School of Allied Health Professions.

Magee Resource Group

Helping Hospitals and Companies Become Great by Introducing them to the Right People


MOEbiz reduces costs, increases efficiency and consolidates office service providers for companies through managing printers, copiers, phone systems and information technology.

North Louisiana Economic Partnership (NLEP)

An Accredited Economic Development Organization, we provide professional economic development services to North Louisiana, including lead generation and prospect management.


Praeses is a leader in software development and services, offering proven and consistent business solutions to customers in both the public and private sectors.


Vaco matches consulting solutions, project and direct hire professionals with the talent and resource needs of clients across all industries, in the functional areas of accounting and finance, technology and operations.


We specialize in custom software development for multiple computing platforms, graphic design and promotional items, and IT support for small businesses.


Download the membership application here!