Friday, June 26th, 2015


Victoria Conference Centre

SCHEDULE

SOCIALIZING: 4:30-6:00pm DINNER: 6:00-7:00pm AWARDS SHOW: 7:00-9:30pm AFTER PARTY TO FOLLOW!

TICKETS & TABLES

Ticket Sales: ARE CLOSED, See you next year!

FINALISTS

To view 2015’s Finalists, CLICK HERE! To view 2015 Winners, scroll down!

Awards

Colin Lennox Award for Tech Champion

Recognizes an individual who has demonstrated passion & commitment to the Greater Victoria technology sector for at least ten years. Their long-standing support has been instrumental in Greater Victoria's continued success on the world technology stage.

Previous Recipients

Creative Excellence - NEW!

Recognizes a Greater Victoria company that has demonstrated excellence in innovation and entrepreneurship with a commitment to creativity. Non-tech companies are encouraged to apply for this award as it was designed to recognize the creators, innovators and entrepreneurs outside of the typical tech industry.

Education Champion

Recognizes a teacher who inspires their students using innovative tools and technology. Focused on teachers that use 21st century learning techniques to help prepare students to thrive in a knowledge-based society.

Previous Recipients

Emerging Technology Company of the Year

Recognizes a Greater Victoria company that has the greatest potential to demonstrate excellence in innovation and a commitment to the technology community while embracing sound business fundamentals. This category is reserved for operations that have been established for less than five years.

Previous Recipients

Employee/Team of the Year

Recognizes an individual or team in the technology sector who demonstrates outstanding initiative and service delivery, and has had a significant impact on the company for which they work.

Previous Recipients

Employer of the Year

Recognizes a company that has demonstrated commitment to its staff and provides a pleasant workplace. Finalists for this category will be chosen from a survey given to ALL current staff. Nominated companies will be required to provide staff email contact list.

Previous Recipients

Executive of the Year

Recognizes an individual who has had a significant impact on the success of an organization as a direct result of their leadership. For this award, executives are considered to be those that typically hold senior titles.

Previous Recipients

Innovative Excellence

Recognizes a Greater Victoria company that has researched and designed an innovative service, process or product that is expected to revolutionize a sector, method of business or way of life.

Previous Recipients

Product of the Year

Recognizes a Greater Victoria company that has achieved success in the commercialization of an innovative technology product (e.g market acceptance and sales).

Previous Recipients

Startup of the Year

Recognizes a Greater Victoria company less than 2 years old that demonstrates significant potential to generate revenue, raise investment, or to have significant social benefit. Up to five finalists will be chosen to provide a 45-second video pitch and the winner will be determined by audience vote.

Previous Recipients

Strategy of the Year

Recognizes the best strategy implemented by or for a Greater Victoria organization. Nominated companies are required to provide a letter of support clearly explaining their strategy and milestones. The judges will consider impact and results achieved from the underlying strategy.

Previous Recipients

Technology Company of the Year

Recognizes a Greater Victoria company that has demonstrated excellence in innovation and a commitment to the technology community while embracing sound business fundamentals. A minimum of 3 years in operation is required for judges to investigate positive growth and a proven track record.

Previous Recipients

VIATEC Member of the Year

Recognizes a member of VIATEC who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to the technology sector through involvement, volunteering and support of VIATEC. The recipient of this award is selected by VIATEC.

Previous Recipients

2015 Winners

Winner for
Colin Lennox Award for Tech Champion

Winner for
Creative Excellence - NEW!

Winner for
Education Champion

Winner for
Emerging Technology Company of the Year

Winner for
Employee/Team of the Year

Winner for
Employer of the Year

Winner for
Executive of the Year

Winner for
Innovative Excellence

Winner for
Product of the Year

Winner for
Startup of the Year

Winner for
Strategy of the Year

Winner for
Technology Company of the Year

Winner for
VIATEC Member of the Year

Sponsors

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES STILL AVAILABLE!

AFTERPARTY SPONSOR

Member: $8,000 Non-Member: $10,000

FINALE SPONSOR

Member: $6,000 Non-Member: $7,500

INNOVATION CHALLENGE SPONSOR

Member: $4,000 Non-Member: $5,000
 

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?

All sponsorships include a table of 10, inclusion in the awards program, recognition in our newsletters, website, print materials… PLUS you will have your company and logo splashed in front of over 750 people at the night of the show! In addition to the above, each specific sponsorship comes with its own special perks & recognition – email Michelle at mgaetz@viatec.ca to ask about them today!

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Contact

For all sponsorship and event inquiries please contact Michelle Gaetz.