2018 VIATEC Technology Awards

15 Jun 2018
6:30pm - 9:30pm PDT

Event Details

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!

This year's event will take place at the Royal Theatre!

THEME: Art Deco

TICKETS: Seat purchase will be through the Royal Theatre box office this year. Finalist presale is April 25 at 10am to May 8 at 11:59pm, after which sales will open to the public. Seats will cost $100+fees each, plus member discounts. Please note: Due to the venue layout, a plated dinner is no longer included, but there will be appetizers during the Networking Reception!


AGENDA:

  • 6:30pm - 7:30pm: Networking Reception (Sponsored by Shaw)
  • 7:30pm: Showtime!
  • 9:30pm-12am: After Party at Capital Ballroom

If you plan on going for dinner/drinks with your group prior to the event, here are a few great spots within walking distance (reserve soon!): The Livet, Clark & Co, Smith's Pub, Brown's Social House, Cactus Club, Zambri's and Agrius.

 

Thank you to our incredible Sponsors! 
 

MEDIA SPONSOR:

FINALE SPONSOR:

OPEN!

NETWORKING SPONSOR:

Shaw

WINE SPONSOR:

OPEN!

ENTERTAINMENT SPONSOR:

AFTER PARTY SPONSOR:

OPEN!

 


FINALIST
 SPONSOR:

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANGEL OF THE YEAR SPONSOR:

COLIN LENNOX AWARD
FOR TECH CHAMPION SPONSOR:

Reed Pope LLP
 

VIATEC MEMBER
OF THE YEAR SPONSOR:
 

Cox Taylor

TECH COMPANY
OF THE YEAR
(50+ employees)
SPONSOR:

Farris

TECH COMPANY
OF THE YEAR
(11-49 employees)
SPONSOR:

UVic

EMERGING TECH COMPANY
OF THE YEAR SPONSOR:

KPMG

 


STARTUP OF THE YEAR

AWARD SPONSOR:
 


COMMUNITY CHAMPION
AWARD SPONSOR:

 


PRODUCT 
OF THE YEAR
AWARD SPONSOR:
 

RBC

 


INNOVATIVE EXCELLENCE
(Software or Service)

AWARD SPONSOR:
 

 


INNOVATIVE EXCELLENCE
(Hardware)

AWARD SPONSOR:
 

OPEN!

 


TEAM OF THE YEAR
AWARD SPONSOR:
  


EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR
AWARD SPONSOR:
  

 


LEADER OF THE YEAR
AWARD SPONSOR:

Corporate Recruiters


EMERGING LEADER
OF THE YEAR
AWARD
 SPONSOR:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FINALISTS!

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

  • Bambora

  • Checkfront

  • Vecima Networks

 

Technology Company of the Year (11-49 employees):
(Sponsored by: University of Victoria)

  • Flytographer

  • JSF Technologies

  • Kano Applications

  • RaceRocks

  • VRX Ventures

 

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

  • Alta Bering Management Technology Consultants

  • Appreciation Engine

  • Certainty Software

  • EyeSpy Innovations

  • FreshWorks Studio

  • HYAS Infosec

  • LlamaZOO Interactive

  • TrichAnalytics

 

Startup of the Year:
(Sponsored by: Bambora)

  • Barnacle Systems

  • Creality Studio

  • Pani Energy

  • Purpose Five

  • VitaminLab

  • YogiTunes

 

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

  • Abeego

  • Checkfront

  • Limbic Media

  • REinVR Real Estate in Virtual Reality

  • Telmediq

 

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

  • AmbientEase

  • Certn

  • Delta-X Research

  • LlamaZOO Interactive

  • Schneider Electric

  • Udutu

 

Innovative Excellence - Hardware:
(Sponsorship Available!)

  • ASAsoft (Canada)

  • DreamCraft Attractions

  • Iris Dynamics

  • Latitude Technologies

  • SunTracker Technologies

  • Timberstone Tools

 

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

  • Valerie Foster, JSF Technologies

  • Anita Pawluk, RaceRocks

  • Nicole Smith, Flytographer

 

Emerging Leader of the Year:
(Sponsored by: Roy Group)

  • Brandon Wright, Barnacle Systems

  • Sarah Gulbrandsen, RingPartner

  • Logan Volkers, SaaSquatch

 

Team of the Year:
(Sponsored by Royal Roads University)

  • Caorda

  • Quester Tangent

  • SaaSquatch

  • Schneider Electric

  • Youneeq

 

Employer of the Year:
(Sponsored by: Engaged HR)

  • Bambora

  • Enrollment Resources

  • Kano Applications

  • Workday

 

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

  • Mia Maki, Quimper Consulting & University of Victoria

 

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

  • Jim Hayhurst (Pretio Interactive) & Ian Chisholm (Roy Group)

 

Community Champion:
(Sponsored by: City of Victoria)

  • StarFish Medical

 

Angel of the Year:
(Selected by the Capital Investment Network, Sponsored by Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP)

  • Hannes Blum
     

Thank you to our incredible Sponsors! 
 

MEDIA SPONSOR:

FINALE SPONSOR:

OPEN!

NETWORKING SPONSOR:

Shaw

WINE SPONSOR:

OPEN!

ENTERTAINMENT SPONSOR:

AFTER PARTY SPONSOR:

OPEN!

 


FINALIST
 SPONSOR:

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANGEL OF THE YEAR SPONSOR:

COLIN LENNOX AWARD
FOR TECH CHAMPION SPONSOR:

Reed Pope LLP
 

VIATEC MEMBER
OF THE YEAR SPONSOR:
 

Cox Taylor

TECH COMPANY
OF THE YEAR
(50+ employees)
SPONSOR:

Farris

TECH COMPANY
OF THE YEAR
(11-49 employees)
SPONSOR:

UVic

EMERGING TECH COMPANY
OF THE YEAR SPONSOR:

KPMG

 


STARTUP OF THE YEAR

AWARD SPONSOR:
 


COMMUNITY CHAMPION
AWARD SPONSOR:

 


PRODUCT 
OF THE YEAR
AWARD SPONSOR:
 

RBC

 


INNOVATIVE EXCELLENCE
(Software or Service)

AWARD SPONSOR:
 

 


INNOVATIVE EXCELLENCE
(Hardware)

AWARD SPONSOR:
 

OPEN!

 


TEAM OF THE YEAR
AWARD SPONSOR:
  


EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR
AWARD SPONSOR:
  

 


LEADER OF THE YEAR
AWARD SPONSOR:

Corporate Recruiters


EMERGING LEADER
OF THE YEAR
AWARD
 SPONSOR:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GALLERY

Click below for all the fun footage from 2017's "Tiki Time Machine" gala!

2017 Highlight Reel by Dave Wallace, Riptide Studios:

2017 Photo Gallery by CrackerJackFlash:


2017 Recipient Photo Booth by Greg Miller:

 

2017 RECIPIENTS

Technology Company of the Year
(50+ employees)

Sponsored by Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP

Technology Company of the Year
(11-49 employees)

Sponsored by University of Victoria

Technology Company of the Year
(1-10 employees)

Sponsored by Osler, Hoskin, Harcourt LLP

 Emerging Technology Company of the Year
Sponsored by KPMG LLP

Startup of the Year
Sponsored by Carmanah Technologies

Product of the Year
Sponsored by RBC Commercial Financial Services

Innovative Excellence - Software or Service
Sponsored by Grant Thornton

Innovative Excellence - Hardware
Sponsored by Bambora

Team of the Year
Sponsored by Thompson Cooper LLP

Employer of the Year
Sponsored by Megson FitzPatrick

Leader of the Year
Sponsored by Corporate Recruiters

Emerging Leader of the Year
Sponsored by AbeBooks


NAMED RECIPIENTS:
(No finalists)

Colin Lennox Award for Technology Champion
Sponsored by Reed Pope LLP

  • Scott Phillips

Newcomer of the Year
Sponsored by Wesley Clover

  • Scott Lake  

Capital Investment Network’s Angel of the Year
Presented by Capital Investment Network

  • Rasool Rayani

VIATEC Member of the Year
Sponsored by Cox Taylor

Community Champion
Sponsored by the City of Victoria

15 Jun 2018
6:30pm - 9:30pm PDT

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