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Call for Nominations Open for ITAC Ingenious Awards & CanadianCIO of the Year Awards

Toronto, ON – The Information and Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) has announced the opening of the nomination process for the 2017 Ingenious Awards and the ITAC CanadianCIO of the Year Award.  A new Ingenious Spark category has been added to recognize a Canadian company that showcases an early growth, a unique innovation that is looking to change the world or disrupt an industry.

The Ingenious Award is an annual celebration of excellence in the use of information and communications technology (ICT) by organizations in all walks of Canadian life to solve problems, improve performance, introduce new services and grow businesses.  The ITAC CanadianCIO of the Year Award recognizes overall excellence among Canada’s community of CIOs.

ITAC is proud to partner with the CIO Association of Canada (CIOCAN) on the Ingenious Awards Program to encourage Canadians who work in business, government and other public sector organizations and not-for-profit entities to share their achievements through the use of technology.  

Ingenious Nominations Categories:

  • Large Private Sector
  • Large Public Sector
  • Medium Size Private Business
  • Small Size Private Business
  • Small-to-Medium Size Public Sector /Not-for-Profit
  • New Ingenious Spark


The CanadianCIO of the Year Award is co-presented by ITAC and CanadianCIO (published by IT World Canada) recognizing overall excellence among Canada’s community of Chief Information Officers.  This award has two recipients: one for the private sector and one for a public sector CIO. CIOCAN is a co-sponsor of both the Ingenious Awards and the CanadianCIO of the Year award.

Award Nomination Deadline:  July 14, 2017
Finalists Notified:  August 2017
Ingenious Awards:  November 9, 2017

For more information, contact:
Christine Leonard

About ITAC

As Canada’s national ICT business association, the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) champions the development of a robust and sustainable digital economy in Canada. A vital connection between business and government, we provide our members with the advocacy, networking and professional development services that help them to thrive nationally and compete globally.



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