2024 Technology Impact Awards Finalists Announced

VANCOUVER, B.C. June 13, 2024 – BC Tech is proud to announce the 38 finalists across 9 Technology Impact Award categories who achieved exceptional success in the past year.

The Company of the Year Anchor category was a highlight of the evening, with five impressive local anchors honoured as finalists. “Blakes is proud to support B.C.’s startups, scale-ups and anchors with the legal solutions they need to keep pushing the boundaries,” shared Emma Costante, Partner at Blakes, “As a sponsor of the Technology Impact Awards, we celebrate the success of local innovators.”

“The Technology Impact Awards recognize the very best companies in BC and the accomplishments of the leaders and teams in the BC economy’s fastest growing sector.” shared Rich Osborn, Chair of the BC Tech Board, “It is impossible to over-state the importance of technology and innovation to a thriving economy.”

The finalists for Company of the Year – Startup, were announced earlier in May after an evening of live pitches presented by Electronic Arts. “At EA, we are proud to sponsor the Technology Impact Awards, recognizing the crucial role start-ups play in driving innovation and creating new value.” shared Dan Box, VP/GM EA Ventures, “By supporting these emerging companies, we aim to foster technological advancements that align with our vision and enhance the future of interactive entertainment.”

The finalists for the remaining 8 categories were announced in downtown Vancouver at FUNK Coffee at Bentall Centre.  “Bentall Centre is proud to once again host the 2024 Technology Impact Awards and support the important work BC Tech does to ensure the region remains a hub for tech innovation,” said David Haugen, Senior Director of Leasing at Hudson Pacific Properties.

Winners in each category will be announced at the TIAs gala to be held on October 23, 2024 at Parq Vancouver. Tickets can be purchased online here.

The 2024 TIAs presenting partners are:

Spirit of BC Tech


BC Innovators Hall of Fame


General Reception


Silver


Bronze


Platinum Awards


Gold Awards


The 2024 Technology Impact Awards Finalists are…

Company of the Year – Startup

The 2024 Company of the Year – Startup Award is presented in partnership with Electronic Arts


Company of the Year – Growth

The 2024 Company of the Year – Growth Award is presented in partnership with Osler


Company of the Year – Scale

The 2024 Company of the Year – Scale Award is presented in partnership with Clio


Company of the Year – Anchor

The 2024 Company of the Year – Anchor Award is presented in partnership with Blakes


Excellence in Company Culture

The 2024 Excellence in Company Culture Award is presented in partnership with SAP


Excellence in Industry Innovation

The 2024 Excellence in Industry Innovation Award is presented in partnership with Accenture


Gamechanger– Ambition

The 2024 Gamechanger – Ambition Award is presented in partnership with AbCellera.


Gamechanger – Climate Leadership

The 2024 Gamechanger – Climate Leadership Award is presented in partnership with MDA


Gamechanger – Diversity & Inclusion

The 2024 Gamechanger – Diversity & Inclusion Award is presented in partnership with PwC


BC Tech Scholarship

High School Scholarship recipients

  • Abdullah Azeem
  • Sheila Fuller
  • William Sluyter

University Scholarship Recipients

  • Mitchell de Vos
  • Patricia Lo
  • Samantha Kreig

About BC Tech Association

BC Tech is the largest member-led tech non-profit in BC, and we’re dedicated to turning startups to scaleups.  Our work supports members to grow and diversify their talent pool, acquire new customers, access capital and accelerate their scaleup journey. Technology is a key industry for BC’s future and builds resiliency in every industry. Today, every company is a tech company.