Company of the Year

Award sponsored by:     ErnstandYoung

This award acknowledges a company that is a recognized leader in the BC technology industry. Winners of this award exemplify financial, strategic, and product excellence, and are anchors of the local tech ecosystem.

Who Should Apply?

This award is open to companies that are:

  • At an established stage in the company lifecycle
  • Typically more than 5 years old and earning revenue in excess of $15MM
  • Producing a technology-related product or service
  • BC-based (head office and/or full-time presence in BC)

Evaluation Criteria

The application process will require that the following questions are answered. Please use the information below to help prepare your application prior to submission.  

  1. Company Description - A summary of the company, similar to what would be used at the end of a press release. 100 words maximum. 
  2. Company History - Describe the origin and founding of the company, including key dates. 300 words maximum.
  3. Leadership Team - Provide a brief background on your core team members, board, and advisors. 300 words maximum.
  4. Company Impact - Describe the impact your organization has made on your customers and employees, the community where you are located, and/or the BC economy in general. 500 words maximum.
  5. Financial Performance
    Please provide information from your financial statements for the past 5 years of business including:
    • Revenue
    • Gross profit ($) 
    • Gross profit (%)
    • Net income
    • Gross profit per employee
  6. Strategy (500 words maximum)
    • What are the company's key strategic advantages?
    • How has the company's executive provided the company's leadership and vision?
    • How has the company displayed superb execution of its business strategies?
  7. Market Position (500 words maximum)
    • What is the company's position in the market segment in which it operates and how has it attained that position?
    • Who are the company's key competitors?
    • How has the company gained market share from these competitors?
  8. Technical and product excellence (500 words maximum)
    • Describe the company’s products or services.
    • How have the company’s products been recognized through technology awards?
    • What are the key differentiators of the company’s products or services?

All information provided in the application is kept confidential.

Preparing Your Application

To apply for this award, please fill out our online application form. 

Applications cannot be saved. All sections must be completed in one sitting. Refreshing the page mid-application will cause your data to be lost. 

We recommended preparing your responses ahead of time using the Evaluation Criteria outlined above, then copy & paste them into the form.


Applications for the 2017 TIAs are now closed.

Finalists will be announced at TechBrew on May 4th, and winners will be announced at the Technology Impact Awards Gala on June 22nd.


Nominations for the 2017 TIAs are now closed.

Please note that nominations are not required. All companies can apply for all awards without a nomination.

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