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.
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.
Recognizes an individual or a 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.
Recognizes a company that has demonstrated its commitment to staff and provides a pleasant workplace. Finalists will be chosen from a survey given to current staff. Nominated companies will be required to provide staff email contact list.
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 hold typically senior titles.
Recognizes a 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. This award is split into 3 categories; Hardware, Software and Process
Recognizes a company that has achieved success in the commercialization of an innovative technology product (e.g market acceptance and sales).
Recognizes a company less than 2 years old that demonstrates significant potential to generate revenue, raise investment, or to have significant social benefit. Five finalists will be chosen to provide a 45-second video pitch and the winner chosen by audience vote.
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.
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 three years in operation is required for judges to investigate positive growth and a proven track record.
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.