Call for Nominations Open for ITAC Ingenious Awards honoring ICT Innovation

TORONTO, May 2, 2016 /CNW/ - The Information and Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) is accepting nominations for the Ingenious Awards, 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. It is also seeking nominations for the CanadianCIO of the Year Award recognizing 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:

  • Not-for Profit
  • Large Public Sector
  • Small-to-Medium Size Private Business
  • Small-to-Medium Size Private ICT Business
  • Small-to-Medium Size Public Sector Category
  • Large Private Sector Category

The 2015 ITAC Ingenious Awards recognized visionary leaders who used the power of ICT to solve health care problems, help move ideas from campus to commerce, keep our roads safer and moving efficiently with smart technology, connect students in northern communities to educational advantages of students in southern Canada and improve top athletic performance.

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.

The awards would not be possible without the generous support of our gold sponsors CGI, Dell, Intel, Softchoice, Xerox along with supporting sponsors eBay and Moneris. The CanadianCIO of the Year Award is sponsored by CIOCAN and Microsoft. Media sponsors include IT World Canada and CanadianCIO Magazine. 

Award Nomination Deadline: June 30, 2016
Finalists Notified: August 2016
Ingenious Awards: November 8, 2016
Social media: #IngeniousAwards


SOURCE Information Technology Association of Canada

For further information: Christine Leonard,, 905-602-8345, Ex 2232,


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