2016 VIATEC Technology Awards

24 Jun 2016
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! We've had a sold out show of 750 guests the past 2 years so this is one you don't want to miss! The 2016 show's theme will be announced soon... until then, purchase your tickets early!

Sponsorship is still available! Click the next tab to see the opportunities.

SCHEDULE:

4:30pm - 5pm: Registration
5pm - 6pm: Networking
6pm - 7pm: Dinner
7pm - 9:30pm: Awards Show
9:30pm: After Party

TICKETS: $250* a seat or $2250* for a table of 10

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

REGISTER BELOW! 

To purchase a table please call 250-483-3214, ext. 100

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 750 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: WAITLIST BEING TAKEN
    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: OPEN!
    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!)
     
  • INNOVATION CHALLENGE SPONSOR
    STATUS: OPEN!
    As the Innovation 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: OPEN!
    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: SOLD!
    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: SOLD!

    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: SOLD!
    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 2017 VIATEC Technology Awards.

 

Technology Company of the Year (50+ employees):
(Sponsored by: Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP)

  • Beanstream
  • CGI
  • Redlen Technologies
  • Schneider Electric

Technology Company of the Year (11-49 employees):
(Sponsored by: Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP)

  • Checkfront
  • Codename Entertainment
  • Go2mobi
  • Redbrick
  • Workday

Technology Company of the Year (1-10 employees):
(Sponsored by: Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP)

  • Flytographer
  • Revolution3D Printers
  • SilkStart 

Emerging Technology Company of the Year:
(Sponsored by: KPMG LLP)

  • Crowd Content
  • Echosec
  • Industrial Plankton
  • LlamaZOO Interactive
  • Stocksy United

Startup of the Year:
(Sponsored by: University of Victoria)

  • Craftt
  • FuturePay
  • Green Sky Labs
  • Ripebasket Technologies
  • Tellwell Talent

Product of the Year:
(Sponsored by: RBC Commercial Services)

  • Giftbit (Digital Gift Cards)
  • Codan Radio Communications (Stratus)
  • RevenueWire (Constant Content)
  • Checkfront (Online booking) 
  • Codename Entertainment (Crusaders of the Lost Idols)

Innovative Excellence - Software or Service:
(Sponsored by: Grant Thornton LLP)

  • Echosec
  • Foundry Spatial
  • Go2mobi
  • LlamaZOO Interactive
  • RaceRocks 3D

Innovative Excellence - Hardware:
(Sponsored by: Grant Thornton LLP)

  • DreamCraft Attractions
  • Holografyx
  • LimbicMedia
  • Redlen Technologies
  • Revolution3D Printers

Executive of the Year:
(Sponsored by: Corporate Recruiters)

  • Brad Williams - Redbrick
  • Brianna Wettlaufer - Stocksy United
  • Scott Dewis - RaceRocks 3D
  • Shaun Jamieson - SilkStart

Employee of the Year:
(Sponsored by: Thompson Cooper LLP)

  • Aleksey Vorona - xMatters
  • Aurora Walker and Rob O’Dwyer - Pretio Interactive
  • Matt Martin - Crowd Content

Team of the Year:
(Sponsored by: Thompson Cooper LLP)

  • Archipelago Marine Research
  • Atomic Crayon
  • Change.org
  • HP Advanced Solutions
  • Smart Dolphins
  • StarFish Medical 

Employer of the Year:
(Sponsored by: Megson FitzPatrick)

  • Carmanah Technologies
  • ChatterBlock
  • GlobalWide Media
  • RingPartner
  • Semaphore Solutions

Creative Excellence:
(Sponsored by: AbeBooks.com)

  • Island Circus Space
  • Monkey C Interactive
  • Victoria Hand Project

The Colin Lennox Award for Technology Champion: 
(Sponsored by: Reed Pope LLP)

  • Jim Hayhurst - Pretio Interactive

VIATEC Member of the Year: 
(Sponsored by: Cox Taylor LLP)

  • Ladies Learning Code

Thank you to our incredible Sponsors! 
 

VIP SPONSOR:
BCIC
HOST SPONSOR:

FCV

NETWORKING SPONSOR:

Shaw

 

ENGAGEMENT SPONSOR:

 

FINALE SPONSOR:

AVAILABLE!

 

AFTER PARTY SPONSOR:

 

WINE SPONSOR:

AVAILABLE!

 

TECH COMPANY
OF THE YEAR SPONSOR:

 Farris

 

EMERGING TECH COMPANY
OF THE YEAR SPONSOR:

KPMG 

 

COLIN LENNOX AWARD
FOR TECH CHAMPION SPONSOR:

Reed Pope LLP

 

STARTUP OF THE YEAR
AWARD SPONSOR:
 

UVic

 

VIATEC MEMBER
OF THE YEAR SPONSOR:
 

Cox Taylor

 

PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
AWARD SPONSOR:
 

RBC

 

CREATIVE EXCELLENCE
AWARD SPONSOR:
 

 

 

INNOVATIVE EXCELLENCE
AWARD SPONSOR:
 

 

EMPLOYEE/TEAM OF THE YEAR
AWARD SPONSOR:
 

Thompson Cooper LLP

 

EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR
AWARD SPONSOR:
  

 

EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR
AWARD SPONSOR:
  

Corporate Recruiters

 

ENTERTAINMENT SPONSOR:

 

MEDIA SPONSOR: 

 

PRINT SPONSOR:

 

FINALIST SPONSOR:

AVAILABLE!

 

AV SPONSOR:

 

 

INNOVATION CHALLENGE 
SPONSOR:
  

AVAILABLE!  

Ticket Name Sale Ends Price Quantity
Non-Member Seat (Members, log in to see discounted rate!) 22 Jun 2016 $250.00

24 Jun 2016
4:30pm - 9:30pm PDT

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