2017 VIATEC Technology Awards

02 Jun 2017
4:30pm - 9:30pm PDT
Event Details

The awards celebrate the achievements of technology companies and individuals responsible for making Greater Victoria the fastest-growing technology region in British Columbia.

Join us for an evening of rocket-fuelled entertainment, celebration, and more fun than grown-ups are used to! Last year's show brought out a record 850 guests so this is one you don't want to miss!

Get your tickets/tables early and save.

Early Bird Pricing Schedule:

  Until March 16 March 17 - April 17 April 18 - June 2
Seat $175* $200* $250*
Table of 10 $1500* $1800* $2250*

*MEMBER DISCOUNTS
Company Members 20% off, Sustaining Patrons 30% off, Community Builders 50% off

 

Technology Company of the Year (50+ employees)

(Sponsored by: Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP)

 

Technology Company of the Year (11-49 employees)

(Sponsored by: Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP)

 

Technology Company of the Year (1-10 employees)

(Sponsored by: Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP)

 

Emerging Technology Company of the Year

(Sponsored by: KPMG LLP)

 

Startup of the Year

(Sponsored by: University of Victoria)

 

Product of the Year

(Sponsored by: RBC Commercial Services)

 

Innovative Excellence - Software or Service

(Sponsored by: Grant Thornton LLP)

 

Innovative Excellence - Hardware

(Sponsored by: Grant Thornton LLP)

 

Executive of the Year

(Sponsored by: Corporate Recruiters)

 

Employee(s) of the Year

(Sponsored by: Thompson Cooper LLP)

 

Team of the Year

(Sponsored by: Thompson Cooper LLP)

 

Employer of the Year

(Sponsored by: Megson FitzPatrick)

 

Creative Excellence

(Sponsored by: AbeBooks.com)

 

The Colin Lennox Award for Technology Champion

(Sponsored by: Reed Pope LLP)

 

VIATEC Member of the Year

(Sponsored by: Cox Taylor LLP)

VIATEC is honoured to have dedicated sponsors that come back year after year to support VIATEC's largest event, celebrating the best of the best in our local tech sector. With over 850 of the biggest influencers in one room, it's no wonder why. See below for our sponsorship categories and keep in mind the following VIATEC Membership Discounts for each one.

Interested? Contact tbousfield@viatec.ca 


MEMBER DISCOUNTS

Company Member (20% off)
Sustaining Patron (30% off)
Community Builder (50% off)

Not a member or want to upgrade? Click here.


  • AWARD SPONSOR
    STATUS: Last year's sponsors to be contacted first
    Sponsors of specific awards will have an opportunity to join the event MC on stage and present the sponsored award to the recipient, in addition to general recognition listed at the bottom of this page.
    2016 Price: $6000 +GST (minus your member discount!)
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  • FINALIST SPONSOR
    STATUS: Last year's sponsor to be contacted first
    As the Finalist Beverage Sponsor, you will have the honour of providing finalists with drink tickets for the evening, as well as an opportunity to do a brief toast, in addition to general recognition listed at the bottom of this page*
    *2 seats to the awards are included (not a full table of 10)
    2016 Price: $3000 +GST (minus your member discount!)
     
  • INTERACTION CHALLENGE SPONSOR
    STATUS: Last year's sponsor to be contacted first
    As the Interaction Challenge Sponsor, you will be recognized as the sponsor of an interactive ice-breaker challenge near the beginning of the gala, in addition to general recognition listed at the bottom of this page. Everyone quickly gets to know their tablemates as they work together on the given challenge*
    *2 seats to the awards are included (not a full table of 10)
    2016 Price: $3000 +GST (minus your member discount!)
     
  • WINE SPONSOR
    STATUS:
    OPEN!
    As the Wine Sponsor, you will have the honour of providing guests with a brief toast before dinner, in addition to general recognition listed at the bottom of this page.
    2016 Price: $5000 +GST (minus your member discount!)
     
  • FINALE SPONSOR
    STATUS: OPEN!
    As the Finale Sponsor, you will have an opportunity to assist VIATEC with the Grande Finale for the evening after the awards have been presented, in addition to general recognition listed at the bottom of this page. You will have an option to take part personally by coming up on stage during the finale.  
    2016 Price: $7500 +GST (minus your member discount!)
     
  • AFTER PARTY SPONSOR
    STATUS: Last year's sponsor to be contacted first
    As the After Party Sponsor, you will have an opportunity to assist VIATEC with the After Party taking place after the awards show. You will have an option to take part personally by coming up on stage during the night, in addition to general recognition listed at the bottom of this page.
    2016 Price: $10,000 +GST (minus your member discount!)
     
  • NETWORKING SPONSOR
    STATUS: Last year's sponsor to be contacted first
    As the Networking Sponsor, you will have the honour of welcoming the guests with a 3 min. address following the pre-dinner networking session, in addition to general recognition listed at the bottom of this page.  At your own cost, as the Networking Sponsor and with VIATEC’s approval, you can provide guests with a gift/giveaway during the pre-dinner networking session.
    2016 Price: $15,000 +GST (minus your member discount!)
     
  • HOST SPONSOR 
    STATUS: Last year's sponsor to be contacted first

    As the Host Sponsor, you will have the honour of welcoming the guests with a 3 min address once everyone is seated following the networking session, in addition to general recognition listed at the bottom of this page.  At your own cost, as the Host Sponsor and upon VIATEC’s approval, you can provide each guest with a table giveaway.  
    2016 Price: $15,000 +GST (minus your member discount!)

  • VIP SPONSOR
    STATUS: Last year's sponsor to be contacted first
    As the VIP Sponsor, you will have a separate VIP Networking Reception hosted in your name before the event. This will be an invite only, hour-long reception with Finalists, Sponsors and Politicians. You will also have the honour of giving a brief address to the VIP guests at the reception and to all 750+ guests before the awards, in addition to general recognition listed at the bottom of this page, PLUS one page in the Awards Program for you to include written remarks from your CEO or Minister.
    2016 Price: (Call to inquire)

Interested? Contact tbousfield@viatec.ca 

GENERAL RECOGNITION:

  • Website and email bulletin promotion – sponsor acknowledgement on www.viatec.ca and in our weekly e-Bulletin
  • Social Media - Facebook and Twitter mentions
  • Media promotion – sponsor acknowledgement in media releases and print advertising.
  • 10 Complimentary tickets (an entire table) to the awards gala with sponsorship recognition at the table*
    *Not included in every category
  • Inclusion in printed program – recognition in the printed award program, including company logo
  • Audio visual – logo recognition in the audiovisual display at the awards gala
  • Recognition and thank you at the awards night.
  • Thank you in our e-Bulletin
  • Thank you on our website
  • First right of refusal to sponsor your specific award for the 2018 VIATEC Technology Awards.
Ticket Name Membership Type Sale Ends Price Quantity
SEAT (Members, log in to see discounted rate!) 16 Mar 2017 $175.00
SEAT (Members, log in to see discounted rate!) Sustaining Patron
16 Mar 2017
$122.50
SEAT (Members, log in to see discounted rate!) Community Builder
16 Mar 2017
$87.50
SEAT (Members, log in to see discounted rate!) Associate Individual
16 Mar 2017
$140.00
SEAT (Members, log in to see discounted rate!) Service Member
16 Mar 2017
$140.00
SEAT (Members, log in to see discounted rate!) Technology Organization
16 Mar 2017
$140.00
TABLE OF 10 (Members, log in to see discounted rate!) 16 Mar 2017 $1500.00
TABLE OF 10 (Members, log in to see discounted rate!) Sustaining Patron
16 Mar 2017
$1050.00
TABLE OF 10 (Members, log in to see discounted rate!) Community Builder
16 Mar 2017
$750.00
TABLE OF 10 (Members, log in to see discounted rate!) Associate Individual
16 Mar 2017
$1200.00
TABLE OF 10 (Members, log in to see discounted rate!) Service Member
16 Mar 2017
$1200.00
TABLE OF 10 (Members, log in to see discounted rate!) Technology Organization
16 Mar 2017
$1200.00

02 Jun 2017
4:30pm - 9:30pm PDT

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