Are you an innovative startup? Do you have a company founded on technology, up-and-coming in the sector? If so, here is a great opportunity to receive recognition for all of your hard work growing and transforming BC’s tech sector.
The BC Tech Association’s Technology Impact Awards celebrate the change makers, the up-and-comers, the innovators, and the bold—those who are transforming our industry and building the fabric of BC’s vibrant tech ecosystem. The BC Tech Association is made up of passionate supporters of the companies, entrepreneurs, and people who make up this community and believe that their contributions should be recognized.
Deadline to Apply for TIA: March 21, 2018.
Categories to be awarded:
Company of the Year
Celebrating an outstanding company that is a clear leader in the BC technology industry. Through impressive financial and strategic positioning and product excellence, they are a homegrown success story, an anchor of the tech community, and a prime example of BC’s thriving tech ecosystem.
Startup of the Year
Recognizing an impressive early/second-stage startup technology company that is not only generating revenue, but demonstrates significant growth potential, unique creativity, and an exciting future.
Tech Culture of the Year
Recognizing a strong and unique company culture that demonstrates the very best of what tech culture can be. The company that has developed a culture that is the best fit for its business so that culture is a key success factor.
Person of the Year
This award celebrates an individual who has made a significant entrepreneurial contribution to the BC tech ecosystem in the past year. It’s an accumulation of personal contributions, bold entrepreneurial risk-taking, mentorship of key talent, – and winning in a way that showcases the best of our BC Tech culture!
Growth Company of the Year
Celebrating a company that has achieved outstanding levels of growth in the past year－regardless of company size or stage. The growth achieved has allowed the company to deliver a strong and positive impact on the local, national or global stage.
Excellence in Technology Innovation
Looking to honour an invention of a unique solution, product, service, or platform that clearly demonstrates next-level innovation and a breakthrough development in tech—built right here in BC.
Excellence in Technology Adoption
Celebrating a company for having adopted technology in a way that has significantly improved productivity, competitiveness, or profitability or has in other ways enhanced the experience of customers or employees.
Community Engagement Award
Recognizing a company that has a positive impact on BC the community in which they live, work, and play. This organization will likely balance charitable giving with employee volunteer hours and/or discounted product/service pricing to charitable entities. Corporate social responsibility will be in the DNA of the company culture.
Spirit of BC Tech
The ‘Spirit of BC Tech’ award will be a crowdsourced award with the community voting for the winner. The winner of this award would be an individual, company, newsmaker, campaign, or collaboration that best exemplifies the spirit of our BC Tech community: being bold and succeeding together.
And more! Read about the various awards available and the details HERE!
Deadline to Apply for the Technology Impact Awards: March 21, 2018.