OUR MISSION

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.

Industry

We strategize on talent recruitment needs and help develop regional business and professional connections.

Academia

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

Community

We support the idea of community by sparking interest in the future of the workforce of the world.

Endorsements

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

 

WHY NORTHERN LOUISIANA

Industry Base

North Louisiana boasts a diverse industry base.   CSRA has located their state-of-the-art Integrated Technology Center (ITC) in Bossier City, and our region is home to the headquarters of the third largest telecom carrier, CenturyLink, as well as significant healthcare facilities and regional banking centers.

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, angel investment and quality jobs, among other critical areas of capital investment.

Expanding Cybersecurity Roles

With 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, the area is rapidly developing into a thriving cyber ecosystem.


OUR INDUSTRY PARTNERS

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.

BPCC

The mission of Bossier Parish Community College is to promote attainment of educational goals within the community and strengthen the regional economy.

CSRA

CSRA is a committed leader in the Bossier City community and a magnet for a next-generation IT workforce to the region.

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

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.

Vaco

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.

xentientLABS

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

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