The 2022 edition of WEtech Alliance’s Tech Awards are now accepting nominations from the public to help recognize individuals and companies at the forefront of technology and innovation in Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent.
The Tech Awards, part of the fifth annual TeCK Week YQG, celebrate technology innovators, in all stages and sectors, for their achievements and success.
“The Tech Awards are all about celebrating and recognizing our amazing local tech community,” explains John-Marc Vachon, Director of Marketing and Programs at WEtech Alliance. “This year’s awards will feature a total of 9 categories, each with 5 finalists, allowing us the opportunity to shine a spotlight on 45 outstanding individuals and companies in our region.”
For the second year in a row, the Tech Awards will be proudly powered by Chatham-based TekSavvy Solutions Inc.
“New and unexpected technologies will no doubt emerge, as part of the entrepreneurial spirit that is at the heart of our Regional Innovation Centers in Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent. Which is why TekSavvy is proud and honored to be supporting WEtech Alliance as Title Sponsor for the 2022 Tech Awards,” said Raj Thaker, VP – Business Solutions. “Best of luck to all the applicants, and we thank you for all your valuable contributions!”
2022 Tech Awards Categories
• Tech Professional of the Year
• Woman In Tech of the Year
• Tech Company of the Year
• Tech Mentor of the Year
• Tech Educator of the Year
• Technology Adoption of the Year
• Tech Startup of the Year
• Tech Student / Young Professional of the Year
• Tech Team of the Year *New category for 2022
Nominations for the Tech Awards can be made at www.wetech-alliance.com/awards and are open until Sunday, February 6th at 11:59pm, 2022.
The top 5 nominees in each category will go forward for public voting on the WEtech Alliance Facebook page from February 14-20, 2022.
The finalists will then go to the final stage of review – a panel of judges – comprised of past Tech Awards winners and members of the local tech community.
The winners will be revealed throughout the week of TeCK Week YQG, which will take place virtually from March 21-27, 2022, highlighted in a series of Tech Awards podcasts, hosted by Sarah Haefling, owner of Elevate Podcast Co. and host of the Made it Happen podcast.
Each of this year’s winners will receive a one-of-a-kind award created by a local artist.
To learn more about the 2022 Tech Awards categories, past winners, deadlines and how to nominate, click the button below.