Aurora, 2013. It was a busy summer for the Technology Association of Oregon.  (TAO)’s 18th Annual Golf Tournament drew 165 of the area’s technology professionals to the Langdon Farms Golf Club. (Photo credit, Andie Petkus)

It's was a time  for employers of TAO Members to spend quality time with their employees and/or service providers a chance to say thank you to their clients with a round of golf.

It’s was a time for employers of TAO Members to spend quality time with their employees and/or service providers a chance to say thank you to their clients with a round of golf.

The organization’s annual gala, Party in the Pinot, was held Saturday, July 27th at Oswego Hills Winery. About 400 of the area’s technology executives and service providers joined the celebration.

This event provides a perfect landscape for a sit-down dinner event with interactive components including a whiskey soda lounge, music and dancing, dessert stations, and the very popular scotch and cigar bar.

This event featured interactive components including a whiskey soda lounge, music and dancing, dessert stations, and the very popular scotch and cigar bar.

In addition, a Silent and Oral Wine Auction was held to support the education robotics programs or FIRST.

In addition, a Silent and Oral Wine Auction raised funds to support the education robotics programs or FIRST.

With Kari Zotti Naone and Charlie Naone at Oswego Hills Vineyard & Winery.

Kari Zotti Naone and Charlie Naone joined in the celebration at Oswego Hills Vineyard & Winery.

Community Partners for the organization include government agencies, trade associations, non-profit and professional organizations, user groups, and educational institutions – many of which are listed below.