About this Award

This award recognized an organization/company in the tech sector who has gone above and beyond to advance Diversity & Inclusion priorities through their product, solution or initiatives.

Applications are now closed.

Please join us on June 13, 2024 for the #2024TIAs finalist announcement
Email tias@wearebctech.com for further details.

Who Should Apply?

Nominees in this category must be:

  • Selling a technology-related product, service, solution, system or platform
  • An organization/company in the tech sector
  • BC-based

Evaluation Criteria – please complete the following:

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Company Social Channels*

Please include links to your company’s social channels for Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram if applicable.

Company Description (100 words)*

Briefly describe your company and include a few notable highlights for use in public-facing marketing materials.

1. Awards Pitch (max. 250 words) – 25%*

Tell us why your company exemplifies the values of this award and how you have moved the needle in a significant way on Diversity & Inclusion. What was game changing about it?

2. How did you move the needle? (max. 500 words) – 25%*

Show your work! Tell us more about the specific actions that you took and in what ways did your actions make a positive difference? (e.g. recruitment, culture). What strategies and steps contributed to making it happen? What are 3 key KPIs that showcase your company’s impact and sets it apart from others?

3. How did your Diversity & Inclusion efforts deliver results? (max. 500 words) – 25%*

What were the key successes and results coming out of the work? How has this been measured (qualitative and/or quantitative)? How do these results support better outcomes for employees, customers, investors, team members and/or the overall tech community?

4. What will your legacy be? (max. 500 words) – 25%*

What were some of the biggest milestones in your Diversity and Inclusion journey? What opportunities or challenges did you face along the way, and what did you learn? What about your story can inspire and encourage others? Is there more that you would like to accomplish? What are their aspirations for Diversity & Inclusion in BC’s tech sector?
Please confirm that your company representative will be available should be selected as a finalist will be available to attend one of the following filming dates:

 June 25-26 & July 9-10, 2024

Please confirm your BC Tech Membership status*