Innovator of high-definition video surveillance solutions recognized as
leader in the technology industry for superior business development and
VANCOUVER, June 18, 2012 /CNW/ - Avigilon (TSX: AVO), a leader in high-definition (HD) and megapixel video
surveillance solutions, has earned the "Company of the Year" award from
the British Columbia Technology Industry Association (BCTIA). Awarded
on June 14, 2012, the Technology Impact Awards (TIAs) received a record
number of applications from technology companies of all sizes from
various sectors. The TIAs celebrate the achievements and success of
companies, people and innovation that continue to put British
Columbia's technology on the map.
"Congratulations to Avigilon on their tremendous success over the past
year. Avigilon is already one of the fastest growing technology
companies in Canada and a key part of our vibrant tech community in
BC," said Bill Tam, president and CEO at BCTIA.
In 2011, Avigilon was ranked the fastest growing software company in
North America on the Deloitte Fast500™. In addition to record revenues,
innovative product launches and hiring around the world, the year also
marked Avigilon becoming a publicly-traded company on the Toronto Stock
Exchange under ticker symbol 'AVO.'
"We are honored to be recognized as the Company of the Year among such
high caliber finalists. Receiving this award validates the dedication
and outstanding work of our team and partner network," said Alexander
Fernandes, president and chief executive officer at Avigilon. "As a
technology leader we are committed to continue growing and delivering
innovative solutions for our customers worldwide."
About the Technology Impact Awards
Founded in 1994 by the BCTIA, the Technology Impact Awards celebrate the
successes of our industry and the companies, people and innovation that
continue to put British Columbia on the map. Every year, submissions are received from companies of all sizes and
sectors from across the province.
About the BCTIA
The BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) is an industry-funded
organization committed to growing British Columbia's technology
industry. As the Voice for Technology, the BCTIA has members across the
province and includes technology and professional services companies of
all sizes and from every sector.
The BCTIA offers programs and services that connect people, generate new
ideas, and help companies grow. These include the Technology Impact
Awards (TIAs), where excellence in innovation is celebrated, Peer2Peer
groups, where members connect to learn, and Centre4Growth, where tech
entrepreneurs connect with seasoned coaches to help guide them to the
next level. www.bctia.org
Avigilon (TSX: AVO) is defining the future of protection through
innovative high-definition surveillance solutions. Delivering the
world's best image quality, our industry-leading HD network video
management software and megapixel cameras are reinventing surveillance.
Information about Avigilon can be found at www.avigilon.com.
SOURCE Avigilon Corporation
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