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!
- Early Bird Special until April 7th:
$125 Sustaining Patron
$1500 for a Non-Member table of 10
$1200 for a Member table of 10
$1050 for a Sustaining Patron Table of 10
- April 8th onwards:
$135 Sustaining Patron
$1650 for a Non-Member table of 10
$1320 for a Member table of 10
$1155 for a Sustaining Patron Table of 10
- May 8th onwards:
$145 Sustaining Patron
$1800 for a Non-Member table of 10
$1450 for a Member table of 10
$1260 for a Sustaining Patron Table of 10
- June 1st onwards:
$175 Sustaining Patron
$2250 for a Non-Member table of 10
$1800 for a Member table of 10
$1575 for a Sustaining Patron Table of 10
4:30-6:00pm - Socializing
6:00-7:00pm - Dinner
7:00-9:30pm - Awards Show
9:30pm - After Party
For sponsorship opportunities please contact Tessa Bousfield: email@example.com
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.
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 5 years.
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.
Product of the Year
Recognizes a Greater Victoria company that has achieved success in the commercialization of an innovative technology product (eg. market acceptance and sales).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Employer of the Year
Recognizes a company that has demonstrated commitment to its staff and provides a pleasant workplace.
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.
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.
The Colin Lennox Award for Technology Champion
Recognizes an individual who has demonstrated passion and 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 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.